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Book Launch: A Night of Austin Clarke

On Friday, December 4th at 7pm School of English and Theatre Studies Professor Paul Barret will be celebrating the launch of his new book, Membering Austin Clarke (Wilfrid Laurier Press) alongside the re-release of Austin Clarke's When He Was Free and Young and He Used to Wear Silks (Anansi). 

Art History Speaker Series - Praba Pilar

Praba Pilar (Mestiza, Columbia) Biotech artist and Co-Director of the Hindsight Institute, Davis, California Lecture: Technotamaladas: Sustainable Technologies for Communities of Color
Poster of Le Paris Des Ecrivains Homosexuels a la fin due XIX for Nov 24

Michael Rosenfeld :   Le Paris des écrivains homosexuels à la fin du XIXe siècle

Michael Rosenfeld a soutenu une thèse en juin 2020 en cotutelle à l’Université Paris 3 – Sorbonne Nouvelle et l’Université catholique de Louvain (Belgique), intitulée Formes et figures de l'homosexualité dans le discours social, les écrits personnels et la littérature en France et en Belgique de 1870 à 1905. Il a enseigné la littérature juive et israélienne ainsi que la langue hébraïque en licence et en mas

Love & Protest - Thinking Spaces presents: Joni NehRita

On Friday, November 20th, the Improvisation Reading Group in tandem with the speaking series "Thinking Spaces" will host a virtual event starting at 3pm (EST) featuring the singer, songwriter, and musician Joni NehRita. 

Creative Writing Student's Poetry Reading

School of English and Theatre Studies undergraduate fourth-year students in Professor Diana Manole's creative writing class will be reading their poetry over Zoom on Friday November 20th starting at 11:30am. Those who are interested in attending should email professor Manole at for a link to the virtual event - all are welcome!     

United Way Trivia Night Fundraiser

The History Department Presents: United Way Trivia Night Fundraiser Come compete against your fellow scholars and test your knowledge of literature, history, music, and famous thinkers. Put your thinking caps on, dust off your tweed jackets, and come dressed as your favourite historical figures -- prizes to the trivia masters and for best team name/costume! Sign up in teams of up to 5 or as individuals – email to register
Poster for J. A. Arriaga Suarez talk on November 10 at 3:00pm

Yucatec Mayan Identity: How to Construct an Identity Beyond Language

Join the School of Languages and Literatures upcoming public lecture featuring Julieta Alejandra Arriaga Suárez of Universidad Autónoma de Yucatán in Mexico. Her research focuses on Yucatec Mayan children, and explores how their lived space, social relationships and structures, influence their knowledge and practices, and how these are affected by cultural continuity and change.

Online Author's Talk - Lawrence Hill

On Friday November 6th at 7pm, the Museums of Mississauga alongside the Mississauga Library will host celebrated Canadian author and University of Guelph School of English and Theatre Studies professor, Lawrence Hill for an online talk. Hill will share research centred around his current project, a novel about African-American soldiers who built the Alaska Highway in British Columbia and the Yukon during WWII. 

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