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Tuesday, November 7, 2017 South Ross, 801 8:30am-11:30am This talk will examine passages in Shakespeare’s The Winter’s Tale where fiction-making comes under scrutiny. Both explicit instances, such as art objects and story-telling, and implicit ones, where figurative language does complicated emotional work, will be examined. The goal will be to see if Shakespeare’s play contains […]
November 21, 2017 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm Vanier College, Room 102 ALL WELCOME Marcia Johnson will read from her play Say Ginger Ale, discuss its transition from radio drama to stage play. She will talk about the representation of immigrant and black characters in Toronto theatre. Say Ginger Ale tells the story of […]
Christopher Innes arrived at York in 1969, and was the longest-serving active member in the Department of English. He made a profound and lasting difference during his time at the University. Innes died due to complications with ALS on June 19. Innes was a Distinguished Research Professor, held a senior Canada Research Chair, and at […]
The family history business is booming. English Professor Julia Creet explores the bigger picture behind the ancestry industry in her new documentary, Data Mining the Deceased: Ancestry and the Business of Family. Filmed in Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom and Iceland, the documentary takes a look at people’s motivations behind the business of […]
Professor Gobert received this honour at Convocation in autumn 2016. Congratulations!
Starting from the notion that every act of speaking is a translation between worlds, writer, scholar and critic Goldstein’s Lost Originals comprises a collection of elegies for a series of “lost originals” – objects, images and experiences whose ghostly traces can only be evoked through language. Click here for the complete story on yFile.
Long-time English and Creative Writing Professor Patricia Keeney has launched the first of two new books this fall with a standing-room-only reading at the Women’s Arts Association in downtown Toronto recently. The new book, a novel called One Man Dancing is based on the true story of a professional acting company in Uganda doing politically […]
Congratulations to Prof. B.W. Powe on the publication of his latest book "Decoding Dust" a new collection of poems (NeoPoiesisPress, 2016).