Dept. of English news
ADVISING FOR ALL STUDENTS – COURSE-CHANGE PERIOD January 5-20, 2015 ADVISORS’ EMAIL ADDRESSES: Syntax - first name.last name @ mcgill.ca PLEASE CONSULT PROFESSOR’S OFFICE DOORS FOR SIGN-UP SHEETS Cultural Studies Drama & Theatre Literature
Applications for ENGL 496 Individual Reading Course, and ENGL 434 Independent Theatre Project, for Winter 2015 should be submitted to Matt Dupuis in Arts 155B (Student Affairs Office) by Wednesday, January 14, by 4:00PM Application forms are available under the “Full course description” tab for ENGL 496 and 434. Applicants will be notified via e-mail of the outcome by Monday, January 19 at the latest.
Ambitious novel nets grad a Giller by Daniel McCabe, BA’89 Do a Google image search of author Sean Michaels, BA’04, the winner of the 2014 Scotiabank Giller Prize, and you’ll notice something straight away – at least in the photos that don’t feature burly pro wrestler Shawn Michaels. Sean, the Montreal-based author, looks like an unassuming guy who is at his most comfortable rocking a hoodie. Not the sort of fellow who typically turns up at a swanky soirée.
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.
Fall applications to ENGL434: Independent Theatre Project and ENGL495: Individual Reading Course are due on 12 September.
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.
As of December 28th, McGill’s license of Virus Barrier X will expire. Replacing it is Trend Micro’s Smart Surfing for Mac. Its features include antivirus, antispyware and web threat protection; additionally, it has built in parental controls, a spam blocker and a two-way firewall.
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.”
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).
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.
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.