Concordia English Graduate Colloquium 2020

The Aesthetics of Anxiety Concordia University March 20-21, 2020 CFP Deadline: January 31, 2020 Proposal Responses: February 1, 2020 Ours is a time in which life on earth must actively confront the terror of cyberspace and contemporary technological and medical advances, the rise of mental health crises, the inevitability of interspecies cross-cultural exchanges due toContinue reading “Concordia English Graduate Colloquium 2020”

SAGE Statement regarding recent CBC article on Sexual Misconduct

Dear Graduate Students of the English Department, We are writing in response to the CBC article that was published on February 06th, 2019 (date mistakenly cited at February 11th in our email). When we were elected to our positions, we all knew that the events and allegations from last year would continue to affect students,Continue reading “SAGE Statement regarding recent CBC article on Sexual Misconduct”

SAGE Update in Response to Sexual Misconduct at Concordia

We are writing in response to the release of the “Consensual Romantic or Sexual Relationships Guidelines” and the announcement of the Task Force on Sexual Misconduct and Sexual Violence. As of January 26th, Concordia has released their Guidelines concerning student-instructor relationships. While these Guidelines were identified by Concordia administration as a key step towards mendingContinue reading “SAGE Update in Response to Sexual Misconduct at Concordia”

SAGE Statement on Sexual Misconduct

On Monday, Concordia alumnus Mike Spry’s “No Names, Only Monsters” drew attention to sexual harassment within the Concordia Creative Writing program. This article came after other claims of gendered violence, including but not limited to Emma Healey’s 2014-article “Stories like Passwords”. The ensuing attention following Spry’s article has result in a response from Concordia University.Continue reading “SAGE Statement on Sexual Misconduct”

TA Teacher-Training

On Friday, January 19, 2018 at 2:00 pm, the Committee for Equity and Visibility in the Academy (CEVA) and the Centre for Teaching and Learning (CTL) are partnering up to present a teacher training workshop in LB-646. Together with undergraduate students, graduate students, and faculty, we’ll be troubleshooting difficult classroom scenarios and workshopping what weContinue reading “TA Teacher-Training”

October Newsletter

Included: Annual Graduate​ Party | Halloween Party | CEVA | Colloquium | Budget Proposals | Headlight Anthology | Writers Read | Donuts Short Story Hour | Misc Hello everyone. Is everyone doing well? This is the newsletter. For you. Are you comfortable? This is what is pertinent to us at the moment. Annual Graduate Party We heard about this through Bonnie. Dr.s Furlani and Languay are hosting the Annual Graduate Party. Saturday October 21stContinue reading “October Newsletter”