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Finalists for 2011 Trillium Book Award and Trillium Book Award for Poetry from the MFA in Creative Writing Program

Congratulations to the finalists for this year's Trillium Book Award:

Paul Vermeersch, graduate of the second MFA in Creative Writing cohort, for his poetry collection, The Reinvention of the Human Hand (M & S)

Michael Winter, instructor, for The Death of Donna Whalen (Penguin)

 

Congratulations to the finalists in the separate Trillium Book Award for Poetry:

Jeff Latosik, graduate of the first MFA in Creative Writing cohort, for Tiny, Frantic, Stronger (Insomniac Press)

History: Department Announces New Ruth and Eber Pollard Doctoral Scholarships in History

The Department is delighted to announce a the new Ruth and Eber Pollard Doctoral Scholarships in History. Ruth (- 2005) and Eber (- 2009) Pollard were great supporters of the study of History in Guelph and at the University. Longtime activists in the Guelph Historical Society, where Ruth served as president and Eber vice-president for many years, and early providers of scholarships recognizing the excellent work of Guelph History undergraduates, the Pollards made provision in their will to found generous graduate scholarships in Canadian History.

Department Announces New Ruth and Eber Pollard Doctoral Scholarships in History

The Department is delighted to announce a the new Ruth and Eber Pollard Doctoral Scholarships in History. Ruth (- 2005) and Eber (- 2009) Pollard were great supporters of the study of History in Guelph and at the University. Longtime activists in the Guelph Historical Society, where Ruth served as president and Eber vice-president for many years, and early providers of scholarships recognizing the excellent work of Guelph History undergraduates, the Pollards made provision in their will to found generous graduate scholarships in Canadian History.

History: Rethinking the History of Science and Technology in a Global Context

Tara Abraham and Sofie Lachapelle are organizing a one-day workshop: "Rethinking the History of Science and Technology in a Global Context" at the University of Guelph on Thursday, May 5th, 2011. The workshop is part of a project funded by the Learning Enhancement Fund to re-envision HIST*1250 “Science and Society Since 1500”.  

Rethinking the History of Science and Technology in a Global Context

Tara Abraham and Sofie Lachapelle are organizing a one-day workshop: "Rethinking the History of Science and Technology in a Global Context" at the University of Guelph on Thursday, May 5th, 2011. The workshop is part of a project funded by the Learning Enhancement Fund to re-envision HIST*1250 “Science and Society Since 1500”.  

History: 4th Annual GTA Symposium on History, Philosophy, and Social Studies of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Tara Abraham and Sofie Lachapelle are proud to announce that the University of Guelph is hosting the 4th Annual GTA Symposium on History, Philosophy, and Social Studies of Science, Technology, and Medicine on Tuesday, May 3, 2011 from 10am to 4pm.T he symposium is an effort on the part of scholars in the GTA to foster opportunities for communication and to provide a forum for scholarly exchange, bringing together faculty and graduate students interested in a range of topics and approaches constitutive of HPS/STS.

4th Annual GTA Symposium on History, Philosophy, and Social Studies of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Tara Abraham and Sofie Lachapelle are proud to announce that the University of Guelph is hosting the 4th Annual GTA Symposium on History, Philosophy, and Social Studies of Science, Technology, and Medicine on Tuesday, May 3, 2011 from 10am to 4pm.T he symposium is an effort on the part of scholars in the GTA to foster opportunities for communication and to provide a forum for scholarly exchange, bringing together faculty and graduate students interested in a range of topics and approaches constitutive of HPS/STS.

History: Stuart McCook on the Dark Side of Coffee

Desire for Cheap Coffee Still Dominates Global Industry - by Susan Bubak for at Guelph magazine
Do you know where your cup of coffee comes from? More importantly, do you care? If you’re like most coffee drinkers, the answer to both of those questions is probably “no,” says history professor Stuart McCook, who studies the environmental history of coffee.