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PhD Candidate Molly Labenski featured on CBC Radio One

PhD Candidate Molly Labenski is going to be featured on CBC Radio One's series, "Ideas From the Trenches" which features the work of Canadian PhD students across disciplines. The episode is titled "Of Dogs and Derrida" and also features Animal Studies scholar Josephine Donovan, Canadian essayist Richard Teleky, Canadian writer and author of Life of Pi Yann Martel, and head dog handler at Dog Tales Animal Sanctuary Cassandra Ferrante.

Molly's episode airs on Tuesday, April 5th on CBC Radio One at 8:05 PM. You will also be able to find the podcast by searching "CBC Ideas" in your chosen podcast app, or you can stream online at once the episode is posted

Molly applied to be apart of this episode last summer and was chosen out of 300+ applicants! We are so proud of her. Molly's dissertation is entitled "Who Let the Dogs Die?: The Canine Presence in Canonical American Fiction" and you can learn more about her here:

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