The Department is offering cake and coffee/tea to our English Program Students on Thunder Bay Campus. Share your accomplishments of the past year. Celebrate with your peers and English faculty. Relax and socialize.
The Department of English will host a book launch for a novella STARLESS written by Mr. Evan Sills, MA.Engl
Copies will be available for purchase ($12.95) and signing.
English Master's Information Session
Drs. Monica Flegel and Rachel Warburton will explain the benefits of enrolling in the Master's Program.
Anyone from either campus interested in the English Masters Program may attend. Bring any questions you may have about graduate school. This session will be video- conferenced to Orillia.
Students from English 3017 - Creative Writing - Poetry class will present their poetry via open mic. Guest poets will also be in attendance in the Faculty Lounge on November 24 from 7pm. This is a free event and everyone is welcome.
Presented by the Department of English, the ESA and the Artery
The Department of English Work-in-Progress Series presents:
Dr. Cheryl Lousley "A World Deferred: Untimely Dialogues form the Public Hearings of the World Commission on Environment and Development"
Professor emeritus Bill Heath taught for many years in the English Department at Lakehead and is now launching his new book "Tree at my Window: A book of days". Dr. Heath taught mainly American Literature at Lakehead and is also the recipient of the Distiguished Instructor Award. Refreshments and book signing. Launch special book price is $15.00. Everyone welcome.
The Stephen Leacock Re-tour 2017 will visit Thunder Bay October 23 - 24 2017. The Tour will be visiting Lakehead Campus on October 24 in AT5036 at 10:00am and this event is hosted by The Department of English.
Come out and enjoy a "Talk and Tell with students" and learn about the "Unsolved Riddle(s) of Stephen Leacock". This re-tour begins in Orillia October 20 (see events page for more details) and ends in Victoria BC November 25. Other events will run in Thunder Bay October 23 -24th
Stephen P. H. Butler Leacock, FRSC was a Canadian teacher, political scientist, writer, and humorist. Born 1869 in Swanmore UK, died 1944 in Toronto. Between the years 1915 and 1925, he was the best-known English-speaking humorist in the world. (Wikipedia) In 1937, he was awarded Governor General's Award for English-language non-fiction for his work "My Discovery of the West".
The tour is presented by Voyageur Story Telling. For more information about this tour visit: www.voyageurstorytelling.ca
Department of English, Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities,
and in conjunction with International Festival of Authors
A Master Writing Workshop with GARY BARWIN
Join award-winning writer Gary Barwin in this intimate workshop about a number of different approaches to creative writing. Gary will lead attendees through the workshop using his background in poetry, fiction and children's fiction, and participants can expect to engage with surprising materials and non-logical strategies! All are welcome to attend!
The Department of English is holding their annual book sale to support English Program student activities. Wednesday October 4th in the Agora.
A fabulous selection of quality used books will be available. Hard cover books are $3.00, trade paperbacks $2.00, and all others $1.00 each. There will be something for everyone.
Anyone wishing to donate books can bring them to Ryan Building 3029 during regular office hours before October 4 or directly to the Agora on October 4th.
The Department of English is hosting a pizza party for all English Program students in OA2005 and, weather permitting, may move to the Garden Area. Come out to meet with your peers and Department Faculty while enjoying lunch.