SETS News

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.

GRAD WITH JOB

Congratulations to SETS PhD grad and sessional lecturer Andrew Bretz, who has accepted a limited term appointment at Queen's University.

GRADS WITH JOBS

SETS PhD grads Rob Zacharias and Hannah McGregor are now in permanent positions, Rob at York University and Hannah at Simon Fraser.

NEW PLAY PRODUCED

SETS professor Sky Gilbert’s play It’s All Tru recently finished a run at Buddies in Bad Times Theatre in Toronto. 

BREMEN-GUELPH LECTURE SERIES

SETS professor Jade Ferguson presented “Seeking Sanctuary: Mob Violence, Black Citizenship, and Anti-Lynching Activism in Canada,” the inaugural lecture in the Bremen-Guelph Lecture Series.

MOLSON PRIZE

Congratulations to SETS Professor Lawrence Hill who won the 2017 Canada Council’s Molson Prize for his distinguished career in the arts.

TRILLIUM FINALIST

Congratulations to Danila Botha, a student in the MFA in Creative Writing, who is a finalist for the Trillium Award for her collection of eighteen short stories For All the Men (and Some of the Women) I’ve Known.