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NEW COURSE FOR WINTER 2015 - ENG 364 CREATIVE WRITING: FICTION 2

Anita Rau Badami is the new Richler Writer-In-Residence for the 2014-2015 year. Anita’s novels and short stories are critically acclaimed and have been published in more than a dozen languages across the world. She is the recipient of awards including the Marian Engel Prize, the Regional Commonwealth Award and the Premio Berto Prize for International Literature.

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Published on : 31 Jul 2014

NEWLY LAUNCHED SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM: Bridgat Scholarships - Apply Oct. 1 thru Dec. 31, 2014

Scholarships are open to full-time undergraduate and graduate students. The Scholarships are merit-based and four individuals will be designated each year and awarded a one-time scholarship of up to US$6,500. Major selection criteria includes academic performance and demonstrated leadership in cross cultural activities. 

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Published on : 10 Jul 2014

HEARTBLEED: RESET YOUR MCGILL PASSWORD

In April, we emailed you about the Heartbleed vulnerability and its potential impact on McGill. All of McGill’s central IT systems have been evaluated, and updates were applied where needed. As a final precaution, we strongly encourage you to change your McGill Password without delay.  If you are a McGill staff member, you are required to change your password.

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Published on : 19 May 2014

2014 MATTINSON SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM FOR STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES

The Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada is pleased to announce the following scholarship program:  2014 MATTINSON SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM FOR STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES Objective To encourage Canadian students with permanent disabilities to pursue university studies with the ultimate objective of obtaining a first undergraduate degree. Deadline Postmarked paper application must be sent to the AUCC no later than MAY 15, 2014.

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Published on : 27 Mar 2014

Application deadlines: ENGL434: Independent Theatre Project and ENGL495: Individual Reading Course

Fall applications to ENGL434: Independent Theatre Project and ENGL495: Individual Reading Course are due on 12 September.

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Published on : 22 Aug 2012

Graduating soon?

Are you Graduating in FALL 2012 or WINTER 2013 ENGLISH Majors/Minors/Honours: We need your audit sheets!

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Published on : 19 Apr 2012

Lang Family Text in Performance Award

This award provides an opportunity for undergraduate students in the Department of English to attend plays in performance at a Canadian venue as an adjunct to course work at McGill.

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Published on : 19 Feb 2012

Postdoctoral Fellowship in Shakespeare Studies

The Shakespeare and Performance Research Team, Department of English, McGill University, seeks a postdoctoral fellow to join a research program (2012-2016) entitled, “Shakespeare and the Play of Story.”

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Published on : 10 Nov 2011

Study Renaissance Literature and Painting in Florence!

This May, study Renaissance Literature and Painting in Florence with the course, ENGL 347: Great Writings of Europe 1 - Passions of the Renaissance (taught in English).

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Published on : 24 Oct 2011

Fall Events Announced

Lots of great events will be happening in and around McGill's Department of English this fall. Read the full schedule to find out more!

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Published on : 25 Aug 2011

Kathleen Winter: Richler Writer-in-Residence

Kathleen Winter, author of Annabel, will be the inaugural Mordecai Richler Writer-in-Residence in the Department of English at McGill in the winter semester 2012.

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Published on : 17 Aug 2011

QS Rankings: McGill English ranks 12th in the World

According to the highly regarded QS university rankings, the Department of English at McGill ranks 12th world-wide.

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Published on : 16 Aug 2011

Amy Scott wins McGill Arts Insights Dissertation Award

Amy Scott’s PhD dissertation, “Finding Faith between Infidelities: Historiography as Mourning in Shakespeare,” has won the McGill Arts Insights Dissertation Award, presented annually to the PhD dissertation judged the best among all theses written in the Faculty of Arts.

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Published on : 18 May 2011

Faculty of Arts Digital Humanities Graduate Research Award

The Faculty of Arts seeks to make an award ($6,200) to an Arts graduate student with strong interests and expertise in Digital Humanities.

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Published on : 12 May 2011