Vocal Masterclass: Interpreting English Poetry in Song with Professor Priscila Uppal
Mar 13, 2012, 11:30am-5pm
Priscila Uppal’s teaching and research interests include English Poetry, European Poetry, Canadian Literature, World Literature, elegies, sport aethetics and sport art, reading culture and representations of readers in art, revisionist mythmaking, adaptation, and the artistic process.
As editor, her publications include Uncommon Ground: Matt Cohen, Red Silk: An Anthology of South-Asian Canadian Women’s Poetry, Barry Callaghan: Essays on His Works, The Exile Book of Poetry in Translation: Twenty Canadian Poets Take on the World, and The Exile Book of Canadian Sports Stories.
An academic book, We Are What We Mourn: The Contemporary English-Canadian Elegy, was released in 2009 by McGill-Queen’s University press, making a contribution to the fields of Canadian Literature, English Poetry, Elegy Studies, Genre Studies, Mourning Studies, and Multi-cultural and Post-Colonial Literatures.
She has been involved in organizing or co-organizing various Authors Series Events and Mini-Conferences at York University, and has published on Creative Writing pedagogy, the art of poetry, South-Asian Canadian writing, and Canadian sport literature, among other topics.
In addition to teaching and lecturing in the graduate and undergraduate programs of English and the Humanities at York University, Priscila Uppal frequently gives guest lectures, talks, workshops, in academic and non-academic circles about writing, reading, literacy, ethnicity, revisionism, genres, pedagogy, among many other topics, in Canada and the United States, Europe, South America and Asia.
Admission is free. Everyone welcome.
|Location:||Tribute Communities Recital Hall, Accolade East Building, York University, 4700 Keele St.|
|Sponsor:||Department of Music, Faculty of Fine Arts|
|Posted by:||Judy Karacs|