IF 2020 is a 24-hour online improvisation festival presented by IICSI in partnership with other music and community-based organizations from around the world.
IF will be free to stream online starting on August 8th at midnight, GMT (8pm EST on August 7 / 1 am GMT+1 on August 8th).
"Do You Hear Me Now" An Anthology of Mental Health Journeys is an ebook that includes a "collection of poetry, long-form writing, and artwork by individuals of diverse ages, genders, races and sexual orientations." Those included in the anthology were inspired by Ajay Heble's Literature and Social Change course during the Winter 2020 semester and decided to use the medium of storytelling to reduce social stigma surrounding mental health and empower people to feel safe when speaking or writing about their mental health journeys.
The journal Agricultural History has just released an open-access roundtable, Animal History in a Time of Crisis, which included department faculty member, Dr. Susan Nance, discussing the environmental history of agriculture, COVID-19, and more.
April Marratto and Josh Grant-Young have submitted videos for Guelph's Three-minute thesis competition! You can see their videos here.
The winner of this competition will move on to represent Guelph at the provincial competition hosted by the University of Windsor.
Plus, there's a People's Choice Award (you can vote through this Qualtrics survey)! So, please try to visit the site and support Josh and April!
The University of Guelph’s recent internal funding competition, the Catalyst COVID-19 Fund, benefited from a considerable boost from a College of Arts alumnus. This Fund was established to provide seed funding for the rapid development of research focused on contributing to the global response to the COVID-19 pandemic.