On behalf of the School, congratulations to Ajay Heble and his team who received a grant of $2.03 million to create ImprovLab to create a publicly accessible performance space for practices related to improvisation. This grant is important for the research relating to Critical Studies in Improvisation, and show-cases the innovative research within the School.
SETS Professor Sandra Singer has published a volume on the Canadian writer J.J. Seinfeld with Guernica Editions (https://www.guernicaeditions.com/title/9781771831772).
Founding Director of MT Space Theatre and Artistic Director of IMPACT 17 Theatre Festival will be visiting Pat Flood's Canadian Drama and Theatre class Tuesday, Oct 3 at 4pm in MacKinnon 306.
All are welcome!
Congratulations to David Lee, who has successfully defended his PhD dissertation, Outside the Empire: Improvised Music in Toronto, 1960-1985.
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.
Elaine Chang recently was invited by Kobo to contribute to its series The Books That Tell My Canadian Story.
See which books Professor Chang chose—you might be surprised!
SETS professor Lawrence Hill has received an honorary doctor of letters from the University of Western Ontario. Congratulations!
SETS professor Dionne Brand has been named to the Order of Canada. Congratulations!
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.