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Print Culture Speaker Series
Coach House Press in the 'Early Digital' Period

4:30pm | Fri, Mar 6
AQ 6106 | Burnaby campus

John W. Maxwell, Associate Professor in the Publishing Program at SFU, examines Coach House Press in the early 1970s.  Contact Matthew Hussey to RSVP.


The 2nd Grand Poetry Slam

6:00pm | Wed, Mar 11
Highland Pub

The English Student Union is hosting the 2nd Poetry Slam in as many semesters.  All who enjoy poetry are welcome!  RSVP to Sophia Kreuzkamp.


Gothic Migrations 

The biennial conference of the International Gothic Association, co-hosted by the Department of English, will be held at Coast Plaza Hotel and Suites, Vancouver from July 28 to August 1, 2015. For more information, please click here.



Oecologies: Engaging the World, from Here

The Oecologies research collective, organized by Tiffany Werth in collaboration with Patricia Badir, Vin Nardizzi and Robert Rouse, are delighted to announce that we have been awarded SSHRC Connection Grant funding for Oecologies: Engaging the World, from Here, a two-day, international, and multi-institutional conference that we will host at the downtown Vancouver campus of SFU from 1-3 October 2015.  Click here for more information.

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Sarah Bull (Ph.D., English) wins prestigious Wellcome Trust Award

Dr. Sarah Bull, graduate of the Ph.D. program in English, has been awarded the prestigious Wellcome Trust Research Fellowship in the Medical Humanities, to undertake her new project, “Medical Publishers, Obscenity Law, and the Business of Sexual Knowledge in Victorian Britain."  Sarah will hold the fellowship in the Department of History and Philosophy of Science at the University of Cambridge.  Congratulations, Sarah!

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