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February

Naomi Hamer to deliver Keynote at UBC Conference

Fri. Feb. 12, 2016 12:00 AM
Dr. Naomi Hamer has been invited to deliver a keynote address at the biennial University of British Columbia Children’s Literature... Read More


March

Kathryn Ready at American Society for 18th Century Studies Conference

Wed. Mar. 16, 2016 12:00 AM
Kathryn Ready is presenting a paper, “‘On the Road from Edinburgh’: John Aikin, Scottish Historiography, and the... Read More


Andrew Burke at Victorian Studies of Western Canada Conference

Thu. Mar. 3, 2016 12:00 AM
Andrew Burke is presenting a paper at this year's Victorian Studies Association of Western Canada (VSAWC) conference that is being held in... Read More


Heather Milne at SUNY Buffalo Poetics Conference

Thu. Mar. 3, 2016 12:00 AM
Heather Milne is presenting a paper at a SUNY Buffalo conference on Poetics:  (The Next) 25 Years, from  April 9-10. Her paper is... Read More


Brandon Christopher at the Shakesepeare Association of America Conference

Tue. Mar. 1, 2016 12:00 AM
Brandon Christopher will be presenting a paper titled "Shakespeare as Shibboleth: Shakespearean Citation and the Creation of Vertigo... Read More


Jenny Wills Guest Lecturing at University of California, Santa Barbara

Tue. Mar. 1, 2016 12:00 AM
Jenny Wills will give a guest lecture at the University of California, Santa Barbara on April 20, 2016. The topic of the presentation will be white... Read More


April

Candida Rifkind at IABA-World Conference in Cyprus

Fri. Apr. 29, 2016 12:00 AM
Candida Rifkind is presenting a paper titled “Framed Lives: Tings Chak’s Undocumented: The Architecture of Migrant... Read More


Bruno Cornellier at Canadian Comparative Literature Association

Fri. Apr. 29, 2016 12:00 AM
Bruno Cornellier is presenting a paper titled “Iroquois Separatists and ‘Nègres blancs’: Paradoxes of... Read More


Zbigniew Izydorczyk at Veronica Conference in Cambridge

Tue. Mar. 1, 2016 10:00 AM
Zbigniew Izydorczyk is presenting a paper, "The Cura Sanitatis Tiberii according to Ernst von Dobschütz," at the Veronica... Read More


May

Catherine Hunter at Canadian Creative Writers Conference in Toronto

Mon. May. 9, 2016 12:00 AM
Catherine Hunter will speak about the process of researching and writing her latest novel After Light on the panel "Family Archives, Myths,... Read More


Peter Melville & Kate Ready in Special Issue of European Romantic Review

Tue. May. 3, 2016 12:00 AM
Peter Melville and Kate Ready have contributed to a Special Issue of European Romantic Review (ERR).  Dr. Melville is the co-editor of the... Read More


Peter Melville Publishes Two Journal Articles on Fantasy Literature

Tue. May. 3, 2016 12:00 AM
Peter Melville has published an essay on Brandon Sanderson’s Mistborn trilogy in Studies in the Fantastic.  The essay, entitled... Read More


September

New Online Winter Course in Indigenous Texts

Wed. Sep. 21, 2016 12:00 AM


Kathleen Venema presenting at DisConnected Forms: Narratives on the Fractured Self

Wed. Sep. 7, 2016 12:00 PM
Thu. Sep. 8 09:00 AM - Fri. Sep. 9 09:00 PM Location: University of Hull Kathleen Venema will be presenting at DisConnected... Read More


Bruno Cornellier Co-Edits Special Issue of Settler Colonial Studies

Wed. Sep. 7, 2016 12:00 AM
A new special issue of the scholarly journal Settler Colonial Studies was recently published under the theme “Globalizing... Read More


Heather Milne and Candida Rifkind Presenting at Banff Centre Conference

Fri. Sep. 2, 2016 12:00 AM
Heather Milne and Candida Rifkind are both presenting papers at a conference being held at the Banff Centre from September 22-25th 2016 on... Read More


Brandon Christopher Presenting at British Shakespeare Association Biennial Conference

Fri. Sep. 2, 2016 12:00 AM
Brandon Christopher will present “‘Why could it not be another way?’: Kill Shakespeare and the Pleasures of... Read More


October

UWinnipeg grad a rising literary star

Fri. Oct. 21, 2016 12:00 AM
http://news-centre.uwinnipeg.ca/all-posts/uwinnipeg-grad-a-rising-literary-star/ Read More


Four English Faculty Participating in "Youngsters: On the Cultures of Children and Youth Conference"

Mon. Oct. 3, 2016 12:00 AM
Four UW English Department faculty are participating in the upcoming conference, "Youngsters: On the Cultures of Children and Youth... Read More


November

Doris Wolf to be Visiting Scholar at University of Hawaii at Manoa

Mon. Nov. 28, 2016 12:00 AM
Doris Wolf will be a Visiting Scholar at the Center for Biographical Research, University of Hawaii at Manoa,  Honolulu, Oahu, from... Read More


English Major Kakeka Thundersky Nominated for National Award

Thu. Nov. 24, 2016 12:00 AM
A first year English major, Kakeka Thundersky, has been nominated for the prestigious 2016 Everyday Political Citizen award from Samara Canada.... Read More


Katherena Vermette to be UW's 2017 Carol Shields Writer-in-Residence

Wed. Nov. 2, 2016 12:00 AM
The Carol Shields Writer-in-Residence Committee is thrilled to announce that award-winning writer and former UW English student Katherena Vermette... Read More


December

Available Courses for Winter 2017

Fri. Dec. 2, 2016 12:00 AM
Language and Culture | ENGL-2804.3-050 | Wednesday | 6:00pm – 9:00pm | K. Malcolm | Cross-listed: ANTH-2406-050 and LING-2101-050 This... Read More