SSHRC/OGS workshop

Event Date: 
Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm EDT
Event Location: 
AT5037 & OA3041
Event Contact Name: 
Cynthia Haggerty
Event Contact Phone: 
807-343-8292
Event Contact E-mail: 

Want to learn more about research grants?  The Department of English is offering an OGS/SSHRC workshop to show how to apply for such grants/scholarships. Learn deadlines, how to, what happens after one applies, etc.  Interested students, particularly those in the English program in 3rd, 4th, and 5th year are encouraged to attend. This session will be video conferenced from Thunder Bay campus.

 

English Program Students meet and greet - Thunder Bay Campus

Event Date: 
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm EDT
Event Location: 
Faculty Lounge
Event Contact Name: 
Cynthia Haggerty
Event Contact Phone: 
807-343-8292
Event Contact E-mail: 

The Department of English is hosting a pizza party for all English Program students.  Come out, enjoy lunch and meet and mingle with your peers and Department Faculty

"Critical/Creative" Conference 2017

Event Date: 
Monday, April 10, 2017 - 9:30am to 3:00pm EDT
Event Location: 
AT5041 & OA2020 - via telepresence
Event Contact Name: 
Dr. Monica Flegel
Event Contact Phone: 
807-343-8285
Event Contact E-mail: 

Undergraduate and graduate students of English on both campuses are presenting papers. Presenters will be grouped into four panels:

Mixed Media: Visual Culture and the Politics of Representation - Moderator: Dr. M. Flegel

Critical and Creative Responses to Medieval and Early Modern Literature - Moderator: Dr. M. Richardson

Constructing Children and Children’s Texts - Moderator: Dr. C. Parkes

Mixed Media II: Visual Culture and the Politics of Representation (Canadian Edition) - Moderator: Dr. J. Leggatt

Lunch and refreshments will be provided.

The Artery Launch Party

Event Date: 
Tuesday, April 4, 2017 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm EDT
Event Location: 
The Study
Event Fee: 
$5.00
Event Contact E-mail: 

The Artery Launch Party is combined with our annual "GenderF*cked" genderbender.

Fun, frolic, and frivolity will prevail on this fun evening event.

Entrance fee also includes a copy of the newest edition of The Artery.

Censorship Round Table

Event Date: 
Sunday, March 5, 2017 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm EST
Event Location: 
Fireside Reading Room, Brodie Street Library
Event Contact Name: 
Dr. Rachel Warburton
Event Contact Phone: 
807-343-8374
Event Contact E-mail: 
In conjunction with Research and Innovation Week the Department of English faculty and local community members encourage you to join in a public discussion about the history and nature of censorship, engaging the following questions:
 
What gets censored?
Why? How?
Who gets to decide?
Are there limits to freedom of speech?
How does censorship affect individuals, communities, businesses, and institutions?
  
Everyone Welcome, light refreshments. Limited seating.

End of Term Pizza lunch

Event Date: 
Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm EDT
Event Location: 
Faculty Lounge
Event Contact Name: 
Cindy Haggerty
Event Contact Phone: 
343-8292
Event Contact E-mail: 

All English program students are invited to enjoy pizza lunch with the Department of English.

An excellent opportunity to mingle and socialize in a relaxed atmosphere with fellow students and English faculty.

 

The Future of the Book

Event Date: 
Sunday, March 6, 2016 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm EST
Event Location: 
Fireside Reading Room, Brodie Street Library
Event Contact Name: 
Monica Flegel
Event Contact Phone: 
343-8285
Event Contact E-mail: 

The Future of the Book:  A round-table discussion

Participants:

Drs. Judith Leggatt, Scott Pound, and Michael Richardson (Department of English, Lakehead University);

Laura Prinselaar (Thunder Bay Public Library); and

Chris Servais (Chapters)

Presented by: The Department of English, The Office of Research, and the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities at Lakehead University, in conjunction with Research & Innovation Week.

Master's Program Information Session

Event Date: 
Friday, January 22, 2016 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EST
Event Location: 
AT3004 & OA2005 (via video-conference)
Event Contact Name: 
Dr. Monica Flegel
Event Contact Phone: 
343-8292
Event Contact E-mail: 

The Department of English is hosting this Master's Program information session.  All students interested in or considering pursuing an MA are encouraged to attend, particularly those enrolled in third and/or fourth years. Dr. Monica Flegel, English Graduate Coordinator, will provide valuable information and answer questions. Be sure to bring any questions you may have regarding Master's programs.   

Call for Papers

Event Date: 
Thursday, January 12, 2017 - 8:30am EST to Friday, March 3, 2017 - 4:30pm EST
Event Location: 
Critical/Creative Conference 2017
Event Contact Name: 
Dr. Monica Flegel
Event Contact Phone: 
807-343-8285
Event Contact E-mail: 

We invite all undergraduate and graduate students of English on both campuses to participate in the building of academic community here at Lakehead by sharing their research. We are interested in 7-8 page papers by students focused on critical analysis of any of the following:

• Literary texts

• Films and television

• Graphic novels and comics

• New media (i.e. webcomics, instagram, blogs, etc.)

• Visual texts

• Cultural texts (i.e. architecture, fandom, constructions of “nature,” etc.).

For more information you may download the .pdf document.

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