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The Blue Clerk - Nominations

SETS Professor Dionne Brand's book of poetry The Blue Clerk has been nominated for Ontario's Trillium Book Award and the Griffin Poetry Prize.

Welcome to My Underworld

SETS Professor Judith Thompson is directing Welcome to My Underworld, a Rare Theatre Company/Soulpepper production in Toronto from May 8 to May 25 in Toronto.


SURG updates for January 2019


This is a time of dramatic transitions for SURG. After years of outstanding work and great commitment Jack McCart had to step down as editorial leader of the journal since he began a full-time job on campus. We thank Jack for his years of service and wish him every success in his new endeavors.

Stratford Summer Courses


May 5-May 17, 2019
The Universities of Guelph and Windsor, Western, Brock and St. Jerome’s University (affiliated with the University of Waterloo) partner to offer annually two university-level courses for credit.

THST*3260 Shakespeare: Text & Performance S (3-0) [0.50]

Troy Hourie - Apparitions


Tory Hourie's Apparitions, an interactive, immersive art installation based on the esoteric themes in Britten's Turn of the Screw will be presented at the Aurora Cultural Centre from October 6 to November 10, 2018.


Pushkin, a new play by Jonathan Leaf opened at the Sheen Centre Black Box Theatre in New York City on July 23, 2018 and runs until August 25, 2018.  The scenic design was by Troy Hourie.