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As acknowledged experts in fields ranging from classical and popular music to art history, digital media, pop culture and so much more, our faculty are frequently in the news. Catch up on our expert opinions by visiting our media archive, which offers story briefs and links to media coverage.

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University of Victoria, Faculty of Fine Arts

4 days ago

Yet another local summer job posting: our colleagues at the Canadian College of Performing Arts are hiring a Development & Marketing Assistant and a Production & Outreach Assistant, with the support of the Canada Summer Jobs Program for Canadian citizens between the age of 18 & 30. Application Deadline is May 27th at 11:59pm. Full postings & submission guidelines: University of Victoria Phoenix Theatre UVic Alumni UVic Writing University of Victoria, Visual Arts UVic School of Music Art History & Visual Studies The Martlet This Side of West

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University of Victoria, Faculty of Fine Arts

1 week ago

Congratulations to UVic Writing alum Eden Robinson on winning the Ethel Wilson Fiction Prize for her latest novel "Trickster Drift" at the May 11 BC Book Prizes! Also nominated were Writing alumni Erin Frances Fisher for "That Tiny Life" (fiction), Eve Joseph for "Quarrels" (poetry), Richard Van Camp for "The Journey Forward" (with Monique Gray Smith, children’s literature) & Writing professor Bill Gaston for his memoir, Just Let Me Look At You (nonfiction & regional prize). UVic Alumni

Eden Robinson, Lindsay Wong win 2019 B...
Trickster Drift by Eden Robinson and The Woo-Woo by Lindsay Wong were among the winners of the province's annual literary awards.
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University of Victoria, Faculty of Fine Arts

1 week ago

Another local job posting: the Belfry Theatre is now hiring a full-time production/operations manager—application deadline May 10! University of Victoria Phoenix Theatre UVic Alumni

Job Posting - Production & Operations ...
The Belfry Theatre is south Vancouver Island’s largest professional theatre. We produce contemporary adult theatre with a focus on new and recent Canadian work. The company has been producing for 4
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University of Victoria, Faculty of Fine Arts

2 weeks ago

Open Space is hiring a Gallery Assistant! If you are between the ages of 15 and 30 and are passionate about the arts, this is your chance to join Open Space's team of artist-workers from May-September 2019. The Gallery Assistant will have a unique opportunity to shadow staff members and develop a broad range of skills in arts administration, promotion and marketing, event planning, and gallery installation. The position will also include the opportunity to shepherd an exciting mural project on the back of the gallery over the course of the summer. Applications are due Wednesday, May 15 at 5:00pm. For the full job call and eligibility requirements check out Art History & Visual Studies University of Victoria, Visual Arts

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