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SSHRC Insight Grants -- 2 funding streams available

SSHRC has diversified its Insight Grant program and now offers Stream A and Stream B. Very exciting! 
 
This change is meant to address a perceived bias encouraging larger and longer grants and to address a perception that there are currently no options for established scholars seeking smaller grants to support ongoing research.
 

2 SOFAM MFA grads make top 15 in RBC's painting contest!

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.

SETS: GRIFFIN POETRY PRIZE

Congratulations to MFA grad Liz Howard who has won te 2016 Griffin Poetry Prize for her collection, Infinite Citizen of the Shaking Tent.

SETS: GRIFFIN POETRY PRIZE NOMINEES

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).

SETS: SUCCESSFUL PHD DEFENSE

Congratulations to Jessica Riley, who has successfully defended her PhD dissertation, Tracking Dramaturgical Influence: Lessons from the Archive (Urjo Kareda 1982-1986).