17, Institute of Critical Studies, in Mexico City, Mexico, awarded an Honorary Doctorate to Canadian jazz musician and University of Guelph professor Dr. Ajay Heble.
The College of Arts is pleased to welcome our new faculty!
Congratulations are in order for two SOFAM MFA grads whose paintings placed in the top 15 finalists for RBC's Canadian painting contest. Amanda Boulos and Ambera Wellmann are in the running for a cash prise of $25,000.
Professor Sandra Parmigiani of SOLAL was recently featured in Corriere Canadese -- the Canadian-Italian community's daily newspaper. See the article here:http://www.corriere.com/index.php/en/interviste/1269-l-italiano-in-ontar... and celebrate all things Italian!
Congratulations to MFA grad Liz Howard who has won te 2016 Griffin Poetry Prize for her collection, Infinite Citizen of the Shaking Tent.
Two of three Griffin Poetry Prize short-listed poets are graduates of the Guelph Creative Writing MFA, Liz Howard and Soraya Peerbaye. Liz Howard is nominated for Infinite Citizen of the Shaking Tent (McClelland and Stewart), and Soraya Peerbaye is nominated for Tell: poems for a girlhood (Pedlar Press).
Congratulations to Jessica Riley, who has successfully defended her PhD dissertation, Tracking Dramaturgical Influence: Lessons from the Archive (Urjo Kareda 1982-1986).