Tri-University Graduate Programe in History Annual Conference
This year's conference, Communities: Recognition and Remembrance, will be held on Saturday March 11, 2017 at the Balsillie School of International Affairs in Waterloo.
Suzy Lake was among the first women to use performance and photography to confront gender politics — and her influence on the art scene was immediate and immense.
Now the subversive visual artist has been named one of this year’s winners of the Governor General’s Awards in Visual and Media Arts.
She joins guest host Piya Chattopadhyay to discuss her groundbreaking work, why her art isn’t quite biographical, and how identity can be formed through resistance.
“Even though we knew who we weren’t, we weren’t quite sure who we were,” she says.
Faculty and students in SETS are delighted to welcome Lawrence Hill, who is joining the school as a professor on July 1. One of Canada’s most distinguished authors, he will teach in the English program and participate in the new Minor in Creative Writing that is currently in development.
Alessia Ursella comes to Guelph from Italy, where she was born, raised, and educated. She holds a BA in Foreign Languages and Literatures--English and Spanish (2005), an MA in Modern Languages and Literatures—English (2007), a PhD in Comparative Literature (2011), an International MA in Euroculture (2012, double degree: universities of Udine, Italy and Deusto, Spain), and an MA in Teaching Italian as a Foreign Language (2013). Besides a genuine passion for Shakespeare, her interests focus primarily on contemporary British literature.
What will it do for my intellectual development? How will it help me get into graduate or professional school? How will it help me to get a job? Read the answers.
The University of Guelph has placed third for musical culture on Canadian campuses, according to results of a CBC poll announced today.
The nationwide, online poll asked alumni and students to vote for the school with the best campus music culture. Wilfrid Laurier University won the top spot, with the University of King’s College second. Guelph came third, ahead of Brandon University and Mount Allison University.
Click to see the campus bulletin for the full story.
Jessica Riley, SETS PhD grad, will be taking up a tenure-track position in the Department of Theatre and Film at the University of Winnipeg in January 2019. She will be teaching theatre history, script analysis, and dramaturgy. Congratulations, Jess!
In early May, Dr John Walsh traveled to Greece to visit historical monuments and locations with 30 students and alumni. The group visited Athens, Mycenae, Epidaurus, Corinth, Olympia, Delphi, and several Greek islands. Preparations are underway to visit again next year, and John plans to add Crete to the list of destinations.