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The Department of English presents JOHN EDWARDS - The Musicians In Ordinary

The Department of English presents JOHN EDWARDS - The Musicians In Ordinary

Tuesday, October 4th, 2022 1:00pm to 2:30pm 305 FC Lutenist John Edwards leads The Musicians In Ordinary which explores the repertoire of the Renaissance and Baroque. In the theatre he has played for the Canadian Opera Company, Thousand Islands Theatre and Arbor Oak Trio, has been music director for productions of Romeo and Juliet, Twelfth […]

New book by Professor Marcus Boon explores music as vibration

New book by Professor Marcus Boon explores music as vibration

Published by Duke University Press, the book explores music as a material practice of vibration that emerges from a politics of vibration and which constructs a vibrational space of individual and collective transformation. Focusing on the work of three contemporary musicians – Hindustani classical vocalist Pandit Pran Nath, Swedish drone composer and philosopher Catherine Christer […]

Creative writing undergrad student sells debut novel

Creative writing undergrad student sells debut novel

Matteo L. Cerilli, a York undergraduate student pursuing a BA honours with a double major in creative writing and professional writing from the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, recently sold his debut novel Lockjaw. The novel is a multiple-perspective young adult horror novel corresponding to Stephen King’s IT and the hit television show […]

The Rishma Dunlop Reading Series presents "Fall York Faculty Reading"

The Rishma Dunlop Reading Series presents "Fall York Faculty Reading"

Monday September 19, 2022: 3:00pm – 4:30pm014 Mclaughlin College, Junior Common RoomIn-Person/Hybrid Kenzie Allen is a poet and multimodal artist, and a recent winner of the James Welch Prize for Indigenous Poets and a 92Y Discovery Prize. She is a descendant of the Oneida Nation of Wisconsin.  Martha Bátiz is the author of two short-story collections […]

York University undergraduate students were recognized for their work in poetry, short fiction, and screenwriting at the annual Creative Writing Program Awards ceremony

York University undergraduate students were recognized for their work in poetry, short fiction, and screenwriting at the annual Creative Writing Program Awards ceremony

The online ceremony held on May 24 honoured the 2021-2022 winning submissions. The event was organized by David Goldstein, creative writing program coordinator and associate professor of English, with support from staff members Kimberly Wilson, Rose Crawford and Marijana Gmitrovic.  “The awards ceremony is one of the highlights of our year in creative writing. Having the opportunity to honour students from […]

Applications open for English Undergraduate Prizes 2021-2022

Applications open for English Undergraduate Prizes 2021-2022

The Department of English is now accepting applications for Undergraduate Prizes! Please see the document attached below for the award descriptions, eligibility criteria, and application information. The prizes are only applicable to students enrolled in the Summer 2021 and Fall/Winter 2021-2022 sessions. Submission deadline for all awards: Thursday, June 30, 2022 (now extended to July […]

English Undergraduate Students' Association: Join Us Today!

English Undergraduate Students' Association: Join Us Today!

A video message from EUSA’s President Tom Worthington. Dear students, The current president of the English Undergraduate Students’ Association (EUSA), Tom Worthington, will be graduating this summer and is planning to step down at the end of January. If you are in your second or third year of study, this is an excellent opportunity to […]

University-wide Creative Writing Prizes - Call for Submissions

University-wide Creative Writing Prizes - Call for Submissions

Applications now open for University-wide creative writing contests The annual President’s Creative Writing Awards, the Lorna Marsden Prize for Creative Writing in French, the Daniel Whittaker-Van Dusen Prize for Emerging Poets, and the Richard Teleky Short Fiction Prize are accepting unpublished and original writing submissions. The President’s Awards and the Marsden Prize are open to […]

Statement regarding the remains of Indigenous children found in unmarked graves throughout Canada

Statement regarding the remains of Indigenous children found in unmarked graves throughout Canada

Recent discoveries that the bodies of Indigenous children lie in unmarked graves throughout Canada -- 215 graves at the Kamloops Indian Residential School on the lands of the Tk'emlúps te Secwépemc First Nation, 751 at the Marieval Indian Residential School on the lands of the Cowessess First Nation, and 182 at the St. Eugene’s Mission […]