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Successful PhD Defense

Congratulations to Margo Beckmann who successfully defended her PhD dissertation entitled Losing Our Religion?: Empathy and Compassion in the Fin de Siècle Novel on May 8, 2019.

Book Launch for Karen Houle and Lindsay Lerman

Congratulations to Karen Houle on the publication of her new book of poetry, The Grand River Watershed, and to one of the alumni of our PhD program, Lindsay Lerman, on the publicaion of her novel, I'm from Nowhere.

A book launch for both will be held at Fixed Gear Brewery (20 Alma St., Guelph) on October 9th.

Please see the details here

Six Gryphon Singers singing on stage.

Gryphon Singers Choir Awarded Second Place in National Choir Competition

The University of Guelph’s Gryphon Singers placed second in the National Competition for Canadian Amateur Choirs in the Collegiate Choir division. The Gryphon Singers competed against McGill’s Schulick Singers who won first place, and Western University who placed third.

The competition was open to all amateur choirs across Canada and featured a highly competitive pool of applicants.

To listen to their award-winning performance, click here.