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.

Works in Progress Talk

Event Date: 
Friday, January 20, 2017 - 12:00pm EST
Event Location: 
ATAC 5036 & OA3007 via video-conference
Event Contact Name: 
Dr. Judith Leggatt
Event Contact Phone: 
807-343-8286
Event Contact E-mail: 

The Department of English Work-In-Progress Series presents:

"Did Ghostbusters 2016 lead to Trump?"

Dr. Monica Flegel and Judith Leggatt 

Everyone welcome.

Master's Program Information Session

Event Date: 
Monday, January 16, 2017 - 2:30pm EST
Event Location: 
AT5037 & OA2005 via video-conference
Event Contact Name: 
Dr. Monica Flegel
Event Contact Phone: 
807-343-8285
Event Contact E-mail: 

The Department of English Graduate Coordinator, Dr. Monica Flegel, is hosting an information session to discuss and answer questions you may have about Graduate School, particularly for English Majors.  

Any student interested in, or contemplating, graduate school is welcome to attend.

Dr. Flegel gives fanfiction talk.

Event Date: 
Wednesday, November 9, 2016 - 6:00pm to 8:30pm EST
Event Location: 
Elevate NWO, Suite 102—106 Cumberland St. North, Thunder Bay, ON

Northwestern Ontario Women's Centre is holding their AGM

Guest Speaker:  Dr. Monica Flegel on "Women and Fanfiction"

Dr. Monica Flegel is a Past President of Northwestern Ontario Women’s Centre. As well as teaching in the areas of Victorian literature, children’s literature, cultural studies, and animal studies, she also presents Special Topic and seminar classes on Fan and Media Studies. In collaboration with Dr. Jenny Roth of Womens’ Studies, Monica has published research on fanfiction and its relation to legitimate authorship and copyright law.

RSVP by October 31

nowcadmin@tbaytel.net or by phone 807-345-7802

Australian poet Gina Mercer visits Orillia English class

Event Date: 
Tuesday, November 1, 2016 - 1:00pm to 2:20pm EDT
Event Location: 
OA 2014
Event Contact Name: 
Dr. Cheryl Lousley
Event Contact Phone: 
2643

Australian poet Gina Mercer will give a reading and talk to English students at the Orillia campus on Tuesday, November 1st1-2:20 pm, in OA 2014.

Gina Mercer enjoys a three-stranded career as a writer, teacher and editor. She has taught creative writing and literature in universities and communities for nearly 30 years. She is a former editor of Island. She has published four collections of poetry, The Ocean in the Kitchen (Five Islands Press, 1999), Night Breathing (Picaro Press, 2006), Handfeeding the Crocodile (Pardalote Press, 2007) and Seasoned with Honey (with three other poets, Walleah Press, 2008). She has published a novel, Parachute Silk (Spinifex Press, 2001) plus two academic books. Her latest poetry collection is all about birds: Weaving Nests with Smoke and Stone (released by Walleah Press, 2015).

All members of the university community are invited. 

Seniors' Centre - Lit Session

Event Date: 
Thursday, November 3, 2016 - 1:00pm to 3:30pm EDT
Event Location: 
Orillia & Area Seniors’ Centre 99 Peter St. North
Event Contact Name: 
Orillia & Area Seniors’ Centre
Event Contact Phone: 
705-325-5183
Event Contact E-mail: 

Literature Module: Beyond the Page: Canadian Stories

Speaker, Lesley Clement, professor at Lakehead University

IFOA Masterclass

Event Date: 
Wednesday, November 2, 2016 - 10:00am to 12:00pm EDT
Event Location: 
ATAC 5036
Event Contact Name: 
Dr. Scott Pound
Event Contact Phone: 
343-8298
Event Contact E-mail: 

The Department of English and the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, in conjunction with the International Festival of Authors (IFOA) is pleased to present

a Masterclass with Cordeila Strube

Cordelia Strube with new book

Cordelia Strube is a Canadian playwright and novelist.

Wednesday November 2 @ 10am - 12pm in ATAC 5036

Light refreshments. Everyone welcome.

English Meet & Greet - Orillia Campus

Event Date: 
Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm EDT
Event Location: 
OA 2017
Event Contact Name: 
Dr. Alice den Otter
Event Contact Phone: 
705-330-4008 ext 2628
Event Contact E-mail: 

A great opportunity to meet & chat with your peers and Faculty in a relaxed atmosphere with refreshments.

SSHRC & OGS Workshop

Event Date: 
Wednesday, September 21, 2016 - 11:30am to 1:00pm EDT
Event Location: 
OA 2005 & AT 5035
Event Contact Name: 
Dr. Cheryl Lousley
Event Contact Phone: 
705-330-4008 ext 2643
Event Contact E-mail: 

Department of English,

Dr. Cheryl Lousley presents:

SSHRC & OGS

workshop

All English majors are invited to attend, particularly students interested in research, conference presentations, and scholarship funds.

The Annual English Book Sale Fundraiser

Event Date: 
Wednesday, October 19, 2016 - 9:00am to 3:30pm EDT
Event Location: 
Agora

Check it out and pick up some great reads for excellent prices.

Vast assortment to choose from:  Hard cover, paperback, educational or trade paperback.

Wednesday October 19 in the Agora, all day.

All proceeds go to English Student Activities.

 

 

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