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A Reading by Anosh Irani: The 2013-14 Mordecai Richler Writer-in-Residence

Wed, 2013-10-23 16:30
Wilson Hall : Wendy Patrick Room, 3506 rue University Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 2A7
Price: Free

Anosh Irani was born and brought up in Bombay, India, and moved to Vancouver in 1998.  He is the author of the novels The Cripple and His Talismans and The Song of Kahunsha, the latter of which was a finalist for CBC Radio's Canada Reads and the Ethel Wilson Fiction Prize, and which has been published in thirteen countries, achieving best seller status in Canada, China, and Italy.

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10th Annual John Jacob Spector Lecture: A public lecture by Sarah Brouillette,

Tue, 2013-10-29 18:00
Leacock Building : Room 232, 855 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 2T7
Price: Free

“UNESCO and the Book in the Developing World”

A public lecture by
Sarah Brouillette,
Associate Professor of English at Carleton University

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Prof. Cedric Tolliver, Fulbright Visiting Research Chair in American Literature—NEW COURSE

Tue, 2013-05-28 11:25

Prof. Cedric Tolliver will be in residence in the English Department as Fulbright Visiting Research Chair in American Literature. His research deals with diasporic cosmopolitan culture defined by African American, Anglophone Caribbean, and Francophone Caribbean intellectuals after World War II. During his 2013-14 research residency at McGill, Prof. Tolliver will offer an advanced undergraduate course exploring the interdisciplinary nature of African diasporic cultural politics in this period.

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Transnational Imaginations / Futures of African Studies

Mon, 2013-04-29 12:00 - 18:30
Arts Building : Room 160, 853 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0G5

12-1pm: Lunch and Welcome Remarks

1-2:45 pm: Roundtable on Transnationalism and African Studies

Chair: Elizabeth Elbourne (McGill)

Jon Soske (McGill): “The Post-colonial/Indian Ocean Mash-up: African Studies after Chimurenga Magazine”

Andrew Ivaska (Concordia): "The Promise and Pitfalls of a Transregional African History: A View from Dar es Salaam’s ‘Global Sixties.’"

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2013 Dept. of English Undergraduate Honours Symposium

Fri, 2013-04-26 15:30 - 18:30
Thomson House : Basement, 3650 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1Y2

Featuring the following presentations:

Stephanie Adjemian, “Critical Structures: Daily Life, Elegy, and the Sonnet Form”
Suzanne Boswell, “How to Suppress Women’s Reproduction: Cyborgs and Posthumans in the Land of Feminist Science Fiction”
Jane Boyes, “The Ethics of Aestheticization in the Poetry of P.K. Page”

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A Midsummer Night's Dream by William Shakespeare

Thu, 2013-04-11 19:30 - Sat, 2013-04-13 19:30
Arts Building : Moyse Hall, 853 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0G5

Directed by Sean Carney

Production Management and Set Design by
Corinne Deeley

Technical Direction and Lighting Design by
Keith Roche

Costumes by Catherine Bradley and the Costuming Class

Design Elements & Construction by the Stage Scenery and Lighting Class

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2012-2013 Department of English Faculty Colloquium

Tue, 2013-03-12 16:00
Peel 3475 : Room 101, 3475 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W7
Price: Free - Light refreshments will be provided throughout

The Question of Collaboration in Scholarship: 
Methods, Benefits, and Challenges of Team-Based Research

4:00pm: Tom Mole and Fiona Ritchie: Collaboration in Research-Creation

5:00pm: Ara Osterweil and Alanna Thain: Comparing Individual and Collective Investigation 

6:00pm: Peter Sabor and Paul Yachnin: Co-Editing Processes and Protocols 



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Talk by Massimo Rizzante - "The Essay and the Novel: Notes about a massacre"

Thu, 2013-03-14 16:00 - 18:00
Arts Building : West 20, 853 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0G5
Price: Free

Massimo Rizzante is a professor of 20th century Italian literature and comparative literature in the Department of Philological and Historical Sciences at the University of Trento.
He will be speaking at a number of universities in Montreal, including this talk sponsored by the Department of English.

Contact : Prof. Derek Nystrom (derek [dot] nystrom [at] mcgill [dot] ca)

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"Imaging Technologies and an Impending New 'Golden Age' in Manuscript Studies."

Wed, 2013-02-20 17:30
Leacock Building : Room 232, 855 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 2T7

McGill Medievalists

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"The Future of the Romantic Book: Readers with Scissors"

Tue, 2013-02-19 16:30
Arts Building : West 20, 853 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0G5
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The McGill University Department of English Visiting Speaker Series presents a lecture by Deidre Shauna Lynch

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