UTSC English alumni are invited to a lecture by Professor Garry Leonard, This is the Water. This is the Well: Puritan Typology and David Lynch’s America, followed by a mix and mingle with fellow alumni and senior students.
SELF's Annual General Meeting (in which candidates for the positions of acting chairs of next year's team will be running) will be taking place on April 3, 2018 from 6-8pm in MW170. All are welcome! Food will be provided!
The second Scarborough Studies Series event will be held Thursday March 29th at 7 PM. In partnership with SELF (Students of English Literature and Film) they will be screening the film ‘Wexford Plaza’ (2016) which will be followed by a Q&A with the film’s director/writer, Joyce Wong.
A workshop for undergraduate students interested in getting published will be running on March 22, 2018 from 5-7pm in MW324
Jobs with Words takes place on Wednesday March 21, 2018 from 5PM to 9PM in the East Common Room at Hart House. It is an opportunity for students to connect with professionals working in various fields related to writing, journalism, and communication. More information can be found online here: https://www.facebook.com/events/287043541830158/
Please join us on Wednesday 14 March for "THE CREATIVE LIFE," a keynote address delivered by our Writer-in-Residence, Aisha Sasha John.
SELF's Coffee House is a great way to meet instructors in an informal setting. The next one will be taking place on March 7 from 2-4pm in HW335.
Please join us to commemorate International Women’s Day in collaboration with the Women’s Writing Circle: “Who is this woman?” on Tuesday, March 6th, 2018. 12 noon - 1:00 p.m. AA160.
Enter SELF's first ever Oscars Predictions Contest to win 1 of 2 Cineplex giftcards valued at $25! Deadline to enter is Sunday, March 4 at 8:00pm.
SELF and UTSC English present the next screening in our Department Film Series: Martin Scorsese's TAXI DRIVER
The screening will be held on Monday 26 February at 7pm in MW120. The film will be introduced by Prof. Garry Leonard.
The SELF creative writers' group To Be Named will hold their winter/spring meetings on Mondays from 4-5pm in the SELF office (HW335). Come meet fellow creative writers and discuss aspects of the writing process!
UTSC Reads is a great way to connect with others and build community. Save the date to meet author Catherine Hernandez on February 13 from 4-5pm for a reading and 5-7pm for a Writing Workshop in the Residence Centre.
Come receive help and advice from upper-year students as SELF's critical writing team will be holding their first essay/exam clinics of the semester on February 12th and February 16th, in HW335 from 12-2 PM.
The SELF Coffee House is a great opportunity to get to know some of your instructors in an informal way, a chance to discuss a variety of questions, issues, and topics. Come to HW335 from 2-4 PM next Wednesday February 7th.
2018 Conference: “Subversion” on Thursday, February 1, 2018 in EV152 from 9am - 4pm
Join us in the UTSC Library Makerspace for a hands-on workshop with UTSC's 2018 Writer-in-Residence, poet Aisha Sasha John on Thursday, January 25, 2018 from 12-1 pm in the UTSC Library Makerspace. Drinks and snacks provided.
SELF is holding their Winter Mix & Mingle from 2-4pm on Wednesday 24 January in the Ralph Campbell Lounge.
New Frontiers Seminar Series: Dr. Marlene Goldman will be presenting “Adapting “In Sight of the Lake” into the short film “Piano Lessons”: Creative Research in Medical Humanities” on January 18, 2018 at 12:00pm in IC318. All are welcome.
'UTSC Reads' Launch Party on Tuesday, January 16th from 2-4 pm in the Library Makerspace. Co-sponsored by the Department of English. The Department of English is proud to be a co-sponsor of the 2018 installment of UTSC Reads. Faculty, staff, students, and members of the wider community are all invited to participate in the UTSC Reads initiative, which focuses on Catherine Hernandez’s Scarborough.
The final Fall term screening in our English Department Film Series will be held on Tuesday, December 5th at 6pm in MW160.
The English Department announces the launch of our Anime Discussion Group!
Please join us for informal discussions of the critically acclaimed avant-garde anime series Serial Experiments Lain.
SELF's is hosting a series of Exam and Essay clinics to assist students in writing, studying, or general English assignment tips, curtesy of veteran students in the English program.
The next screening in our English Department Film Series will be held on Tuesday, November 21st at 6pm in MW160. We will be watching Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me, directed by David Lynch. The film will be introduced by Prof.
Literary Salon with Professor Andrea Charise on Nov 13, 2017 from 11-12pm in MW264. The topic of the talk is interdisciplinary studies.
Join Dr. Marlene Goldman and Dr. Lora Senechal Carney in celebrating the launch of their new books “Forgotten” and “Canadian Paints in a Modern World, 1925-1955”. Friday 10 November 2017, 6-8pm at Ben McNally Books, 366 Bay Street. RSVP by 20 October 2017
Dr. Sonja Nikkila, in partnership with the Critical Theory Society, will be presenting a talk named "From Derrida to Drag" on Monday, November 6, 2017 from 10-11am in MW264. All are welcome.
Prof. Marlene Goldman's short film, "Piano Lessons," will premiere at Toronto's Rendezvous with Madness Film Festival.
Join the Students of English Literature and Film with faculty for their second 'Coffee House' in the fall semester: Nov 2 from 3-5pm in HW335.
IFOA Scarborough is coming to UTSC on October 25/17 at 7pm in Ralph Cambell Lounge, and will feature authors Rachel Manley and B. Denham Jolly.
The students of ENGC51: Contemporary Arab Women Writers are holding their campus research display on Wednesday, October 25 from 11:30 am - 1:30pm in the MW atrium.
The Center for French and Linguistics and the English Department present: A missed encounter in 1787:Science and Patronage in a cross-channel perspective on October 18, 2017 from 2-3pm in HW305
The second screening in our English Department Film Series will be held on Tuesday, October 17 at 6pm in MW160.
The Department of English downtown invites all undergraduate students to attend their event: "Thinking about Going to Grad School?" on October 11th, 3-5 pm in Room 100, Jackman Humanities Building, 170 St. George Street
Join the Students of English Literature and Film and faculty for two 'Coffee Houses' in the Fall semester: October 5 & Nov 2, both from 3-5pm in HW335.
SELF is hosting its first two Exam and Essay clinics on Mon, October 2 from 2-4pm, and Thursday, October 5 from 11am-1pm, both in HW335.
SELF is hosting a series of creative writing group sessions called "To Be Named". Fall sessions to take place on: October 3 & 24, and November 7, 21 & 28; all Tuesdays, all from 4-5pm in HW335.
The Department of English will be screening "Get Out" on Tuesday, September 26/17 at 6pm in MW160
Join UTSC's English Dept for its career panel "What Can You Do with an English Degree" on Monday, 25 September 2017, from 10am - 12pm in MW264. All are welcome and food will be provided!
SELF and the Department of English are hosting their Fall Mix and Mingle on Wednesday 20 September 2017 from 2:30-4:30 in HW305