SETS News

SUCCESSFUL PHD DEFENSE

Congratulations to David Lee, who has successfully defended his PhD dissertation, Outside the Empire: Improvised Music in Toronto, 1960-1985.

CONGRATULATIONS TO DIANA MANOLE

The Hunchbacks’ Bus by Nora Iuga, and translated from the Romanian by Adam Sorkin and Diane Manole (Bitter Oleander 2016) was long-listed for the 2017 National Translation Awards (NTA) in the United States.

HONORARY DOCTOR OF LETTERS

SETS professor Lawrence Hill has received an honorary doctor of letters from the University of Western Ontario. Congratulations!

ANOTHER PHD GRAD WITH JOB

SETS PhD grad Ryan Rashotte is an Assistant Professor of General Studies at Lakeland University in Tokyo. His book, Narco Cinema: Sex, Drugs, and Banda Music in Mexico’s B-Filmography, was published in 2015 by Palgrave Macmillan.

NEW PHD

Congratulations to SETS student David Lee, who has sucessfully defended his PhD dissertation.

FRINGE FESTIVAL PRODUCTION

Tony Berto, SETS PhD grad and sessional lecturer, has a new play Bugger the Butterfly (or My Hollywood Sci-Fi Adventure) opening at the Toronto Fringe Festival on July 6 at the Theatre Centre.  The production features Kenny Grenier and Gordon Harper and is stage managed by Jessi Crews, each of whom has been a student in SETS' Theatre Studies Program.