English Department Pizza Party

Event Date: 
Tuesday, September 13, 2016 - 11:30am to 1:30pm EDT
Event Location: 
Faculty Lounge
Event Contact Name: 
English Meet and Greet
Event Contact Phone: 
343-8292
Event Contact E-mail: 

The Department of English invites all English Majors to our Department meet and greet on September 13 in the Faculty lounge.

This is a great opportunity for English Majors to meet and socialize with fellow students and English faculty.

Drop in lunch begins at 11:30 and ends at 1:30pm. 

 

 

10 x 10 Gala Showcase Thunder Bay

Event Date: 
Saturday, April 30, 2016 - 7:30am EDT to Sunday, May 1, 2016 - 2:30pm EDT
Event Location: 
Finlandia Club
Event Fee: 
$20.00

Some of our English instructors are involved in the upcoming Thunder Bay 10 x 10.

"Noise" is written by Jordan Lehto and directed by English Professor Dr. Rachel Warburton.

"Theatre of the Absurd; or, How to Lose Your Laptop in 10 Hours" is written by English Professor Taina Chahal and directed by Justin Parcher.

Get your tickets early as last year was sold out! Tickets available at the Finlandia Club.

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End of Term Pizza party - Orillia Campus

Event Date: 
Monday, April 4, 2016 - 11:30am to 1:00pm EDT
Event Location: 
End of Term Pizza Party - Orillia Campus
Event Contact Name: 
Cindy Haggerty
Event Contact Phone: 
8073438292
Event Contact E-mail: 

End of Term - English - Pizza Party

 
Students enrolled in the English program are invited to the End-of-Term Pizza Party in OA2015

An excellent opportunity to enjoy good food and conversation in a relaxed atmosphere with English students and faculty.

 

 

English Program Pizza Party

Event Date: 
Monday, April 4, 2016 - 11:45am to 1:45pm EDT
Event Location: 
AT5036
Event Contact Name: 
Cindy Haggerty
Event Contact Phone: 
343-8292

Students enrolled in the English program are invited to the End-of-Term Pizza Party.

An excellent opportunity to enjoy good food and conversation with English students, faculty and staff.

There will be t-shirt draws and relaxed atmosphere.

 

Research Salon

Event Date: 
Wednesday, March 9, 2016 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm EST
Event Location: 
the Study Coffeehouse
Event Contact Phone: 
343-8292

Please join us as we celebrate research in the Social Sciences and Humanities with readings from recent books published by Dr. Monica Flegel (English), Drs. J. Douglas Rabb (Emeritus-Philosophy) and Dr. Mike Richardson (English), and Dr. Pallavi V. Das (History).  Refreshments will be served. 

D~*^k Poet's Society - Open Mic

Event Date: 
Thursday, February 25, 2016 - 8:00pm EST
Event Location: 
The Brownstone Cafe at 178 Mississauga St E, Orillia
Event Fee: 
free
Event Contact Name: 
Tom Rose
Event Contact E-mail: 

A monthly open mic-style event down at The Brownstone Cafe at 178 Mississauga St E in Orillia.  

Doors open at 7 pm with things kicking off around 8.

This is a great way for Lakehead students to get involved in the local artistic community by reading their own work, the work of a favourite poet, or just enjoying the night. 

 

McLeod Lecture Series

Event Date: 
Friday, February 5, 2016 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EST
Event Location: 
AT5036 and OA2006 via video-conference

Dennis Denisoff: “Coding Against Erasure: Visualizing Gender and Nationalism in Victorian Periodicals”

 Dennis Denisoff is a Professor of English and Communications and Culture at Ryerson University. He is Co-Director of the Centre for Digital Humanities (www.ryerson.ca/cdh), with his main digital project being The Yellow Nineties Online (www.1890s.ca). He is also the author of Aestheticism and Sexual Parody: 1840-1940 and Sexual Visuality from Literature to Film: 1850-1950, co-editor of _Perennial Decay: On the Aesthetics and Politics of Decadence, and editor of The Nineteenth-Century Child and Consumer Culture and a special issue of Victorian Review entitled "Natural Environments." He is completing a monograph on Pagan Ecology in British Literature and Culture: 1860-1920.

Everyone welcome.

Graduate Scholarship Info Session

Event Date: 
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - 2:30pm to 4:00pm EDT
Event Location: 
ATAC3004 & OA2005
Event Contact Name: 
Dr. Batia Stolar
Event Contact Phone: 
807-343-8489
Event Contact E-mail: 

Considering the English Masters program?

Looking for help with financial resources?

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Be sure to attend the Graduate Scholarship Information Session

Wednesday October 22, 2014  2:30pm - 4:00pm

ATAC3004 and OA2005

This seminar will be video conferenced with Orillia.

 

International Festival of Authors (IFOA) Master Class

Event Date: 
Wednesday, November 4, 2015 - 2:00pm EST
Event Location: 
AT2015
Event Contact Name: 
Cindy Haggerty
Event Contact Phone: 
807 343-8292
Event Contact E-mail: 

Alexander MacLeod will introduce his debut short story collection, Light Lifting, in conjunction with the International Festival of Authors.  The event takes place Wednesday, November 4 at 2:00 in ATAC 2015.  Book sales/signing, and refreshments will follow in ATAC 3004. 

Department of English -- Public Talk by Mehdi Ghasemi on playwright Suzan-Lori Parks

Event Date: 
Monday, October 26, 2015 - 12:00pm EDT
Event Location: 
RB1021
Event Contact Name: 
Douglas Ivison
Event Contact Phone: 
807-346-7825
Event Contact E-mail: 

The Department of English is pleased to present a talk by Mehdi Ghasemi (PhD candidate at the University of Turku, Finland) on the work of the playwright Suzan-Lori Parks. It will take place on Monday, Oct. 26 at noon in RB 1021

Thanks to the Interim Dean of Social Sciences and Humanities for his financial support of this event.

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