Students in English department Technical Communications courses ENGR 120 (Design and Communication II) and ENGR 240 (Technical Writing) are developing their writing and research skills by partnering with Ocean Networks Canada
News & events
Anyone interested in what is currently happening in the US political arena might also be interested in Chris Douglas’ interview last summer about his 2016 book, If God Meant to Interfere: American Literature and the Rise of the Christian Right.”
David Eso (PhD student) will present papers at University of Ottawa and York University conferences.
Dr. Dean's article featured in this year's 40th anniversary edition of SCL/ÉLC journal.
English PhD candidate, Lindsey Seatter, wins prestigious Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship (CGS) Doctoral Award.
Dr. Jentery Sayers had his short piece "Design Without a Future", a collaboration with Maker Lab, published in ACM's "Interaction".
English PhD student, David Oswald, has essay published in "Journal of Literary and Cultural Disability Studies".
CBC News features former Uvic English alumnus' show on climate change.
Who knew UVic’s Special Collections were so richly endowed with original source materials of literary modernism? Robert Amos reviews Matt Huculak’s edition of Fronts of Modernity. See more at:
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Congratulations to UVic graduate, Dr. Hingston, on her new academic appointment.
List of this year's SSHRC winners
Recent English graduate student, Elizabeth Basset, is about to publish a book as part of her Dance Victoria Co-Op placement.
We are thrilled to announce that PhD graduate Alex Christie has accepted a tenure-track job in the Centre for Digital Humanities at Brock University in Ontario.
We are thrilled to announce that PhD graduate Tara Thomson has secured a permanent Lecturer position in English and Film at Edinburgh Napier University in Scotland.
The University of Toronto Press has recently published Dr. Richard van Oort’s new study of Shakespearean tragic heroes, Shakespeare’s Big Men: Tragedy and the Problem of Resentment.
Professor Misao Dean delivered a keynote address at a full-day retreat for teachers from Victoria High School on April 25th.
It is with great sadness that we mark the death of Roger Joseph Bishop, Professor Emeritus and key figure in the establishment of the Department of English. When he died on 30 March 2016, Professor Bishop was just 41 days short of his 100th birthday.
April 1, 2016 2:30 pm CLE C344 Two UVic PhD Candidates, Tim Personn & Michael Lukas, will present on their research. As always coffee, tea, and cookies will accompany the lively discussion.
Friday, March 18th, 2016 4:30pm (Upper Lounge, Student Union Building) Ali Blythe: Poetry reading and Q&A Co-sponsors: Department of English, University of Victoria; Goose Lane Editions; Moving Trans History Forward 2016 Conference
Gary Kuchar will present a talk on "George Herbert and the Seventeenth-Century Art of Hearkening: Listening for 'The Odour'" on Tuesday, March 1, 2:30 p.m. in Clearihue Building, Room A303.
(Un)Settling and (Re)Membering: Ecocritical Futures? Cate Sandilands (York) and Richard Pickard (UVic) February 26 2016
For the reading list, please email Nicholas Bradley (email@example.com). Location CLEARIHUE BUILDING C344 Times 12:00:00 to 14:00:00 Pricing Free and open to the public.
The Medieval Book Historian as Archeologist by Adrienne Williams Boyarin
Are you curious about Wikipedia? Interested to know what the intersections between the university and Wikipedia are? - 2017-04-03
Dr. Constance Crompton (U British Columbia Okanagan), 2017 Honorary Resident Wikipedian hosted by the Electronic Textual Cultures Lab (ETCL; etcl.uvic.ca) and the University of Victoria Libraries ( libraries.uvic.ca), will give a talk titled “From Curation to Creation: Wikipedia's Contribution to Open Knowledge,” on Monday April 3rdfrom 11am-12pm in room 210 of McPherson Library. Following this, we will host a Wikipedia edit-a-thon from 1pm-3.30pm in rooms A003 and A025 of the McPhersonLibrary, where participants will learn how to edit the global, online encyclopedia Wikipedia. Lunch will be served between Dr. Crompton’s talk and the edit-a-thon, from 12pm-1pm.
Location: MEARNS CENTRE / MCPHERSON LIBRARY- 210
Times:11:00 - 15:30
This event is free of charge and open to UVic students, staff, faculty, librarians, administrators, and the general public. Edit-a-thon participants are kindly asked to bring a laptop and toregister via https://uviceditathon.eventbrite.ca; there is no need to register if you intend to attend Dr. Crompton’s talk only. Participants arewelcome to bring their own material to contribute to Wikipedia, or else to draw resources from the UVic Libraries. Please let us know if there is a specific subject matter or artifact from SpecialCollections and University Archives that you would like to work with so that the archivists may have it on hand for you on the day of.