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.
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.
The Department of English Work-In-Progress Series presents:
"Did Ghostbusters 2016 lead to Trump?"
Dr. Monica Flegel and Judith Leggatt
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.
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
firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone 807-345-7802
Australian poet Gina Mercer will give a reading and talk to English students at the Orillia campus on Tuesday, November 1st, 1-2:20 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.
Literature Module: Beyond the Page: Canadian Stories
Speaker, Lesley Clement, professor at Lakehead University
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 is a Canadian playwright and novelist.
Wednesday November 2 @ 10am - 12pm in ATAC 5036
Light refreshments. Everyone welcome.
A great opportunity to meet & chat with your peers and Faculty in a relaxed atmosphere with refreshments.
Department of English,
Dr. Cheryl Lousley presents:
SSHRC & OGS
All English majors are invited to attend, particularly students interested in research, conference presentations, and scholarship funds.