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Artist Talks - Juliane Okot Bitek

The Departments of English and Gender Studies Present:

ARTIST TALKS

Juliane Okot Bitek

Bird, or How I Became an Acholi Poet: a Journey to Language, Orientation and Form 

JUNE 21, 2021 | 3:30-4:30PM

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Virtual Webinar: Link in Description

Stay tuned for an upcoming talk on Tuesday June 22!

This presentation is part of hiring for the Black Studies Program at Queen's University. 

Gender: Identity and Social Change in PhD research

ENGL PhD Candidate Collaborates with Adam Matthews Digital

Emma McTavish is a fourth year PhD candidate here at the Queen's University English Department. Her dissertation titled "Dirty Women and Disgusted Looks: Femininity, Filth, and the Male Gaze in the Munby Collection" focuses on working and noseless women in Arthur Munby's diaries, included in his vast archival collection left to Trinity College Cambridge. Adam Matthew Digital, whose collection Gender: Identity and Social Change houses the digitized Munby Collection, has featured Emma's research methods using the database. Gender Identity and Social Change - Case Study

 

 

Artist Talks - SA Smythe

The Departments of English and Gender Studies Present:

ARTIST TALKS

SA Smythe

Miracle into Impossibility a Contrary Flow: A Poetics of Belonging & the Black Mediterranean

JUNE 7, 2021 | 3AM-4AM

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Virtual Webinar: Link in Description

Stay tuned for invites to two additional upcoming talks on Monday June 21 and Tuesday June 22!

This presentation is part of hiring for the Black Studies Program at Queen's University. 

Trio of distinguished women scholars set to retire

Profs. Maggie Berg, Shelley King and Patricia Rae dedicated careers to exceptional teaching and research
 

A trio of women scholars will begin their retirements on July 1, 2021, after decades of service to the Department of English at Queen’s University. 

Professors Maggie Berg, Shelley King and Patricia Rae have made incredible contributions to the department during their careers and have inspired countless undergraduate and graduate students.

As they transition to professors emeritae, we take a moment to reflect on their outstanding accomplishments, relentless dedication and enduring legacies. 

 

Congratulations Teaching Award Winners!

English Department Colleagues Honoured

at the Celebration of Teaching on March 24

 

Undergraduate Research Mentorship Award

2019-20 Carolyn Smart

Indigenous Education Award (sponsored by the Centre for Teaching and Learning)

2021 Armand Ruffo

Promoting Student Inquiry Award (sponsored by the Queen’s Library)

2021 Asha Varadharajan

 

The celebration was streamed live and is now available for viewing on the Principal's YouTube channel.

 

 

Language, Liberation, and Design

The Department of English Presents 

Language, Liberation, and Design

Kevin Yuen Kit Lo and Dani Spinosa

in a conversation among visual poets and graphic designers about the intersections between these practices, and about how they can challenge form and liberate meaning.

Moderated by Kaie Kellough, Queen's university 2021 Writer in Residence.
 

Tuesday, March 16, from 2:30pm EST to 4pm EST.

Register in advance for this meeting: https://queensu.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_71Xt6cSsSNmWO9Kt1EpvGw

 

 

 

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