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New story collection lights emotional fire

English Professor Priscila Uppal’s new collection of 13 short stories, Cover Before Striking, spans two decades and a range of styles, from realistic to sci-fi to horror, where the characters are all searching for alternative ways to communicate and to be heard. Cover Before Striking (Dundurn Press) is launching Monday, Feb. 2. Everyone is welcome. Full Story
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Students can study abroad this summer

The Department of Political Science will offer a "study abroad" six credit York University course during the summer term. The course – open to any York undergraduate student with at least 60 credits – will take place in Seoul, South Korea, during May and June. The course is on contemporary South Korea with a focus on population aging in the context of rapid social change.
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The Canadian Fantastic in Focus : New perspectives edited by Allan Weiss

New collection of science fiction and fantasy to launch

English Professor Allan Weiss has gathered together some of the best papers from eight years of the Academic Conference on Canadian Science Fiction and Fantasy into a new collection. The Canadian Fantastic in Focus: New Perspectives (McFarland, 2014), edited by Weiss, will launch Wednesday, Feb. 4, from 3 to 5pm, at Stong College, Keele campus.
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