Professor Sally Hickson has accepted the position of Director of the School of English & Theatre Studies starting June 1, 2022. The appointment reflects the surprising possibilities of cross-disciplinary collaboration and welcoming collegiality here in the College of Arts.
An art historian with expertise in Italian Renaissance and Baroque art and architecture, Professor Hickson is an expert at reading the room! She comes to the position with years of experience as the Director of the School of Fine Art & Music. She comes, as well, with abundant good will and a thriving curiosity about the exciting research, performance, writing, improvising, stage managing, lighting, directing, reading, and imagining of faculty colleagues, of staff, and of students in the School.
From the global pandemic to activist protests such as #BLM, climate change, workers rights, and the uncovering of unmarked graves at former residential schools across Canada, the events of the past 18+ months have shown an urgent need and desire for new modes of life.
A radio play 2 years in the making - A Shot in the Dark, a pandemic-themed comedy, is now available to download!
Sheung-King’s novel You are eating an Orange. You are Naked. is a Governor General’s Literary Award finalist for fiction.
Monday March 15
4:00 – 5:00pm
Workshop open to the public & held via Zoom.
Race on Campus
An Evening with Eternity Martis
Monday March 8, 7-8:30pm
The Doug Killam Tribute Fund was named in honour of our dear friend and former professor in the School of English and Theatre Studies.