Colloquium Meeting — Monday, September 28

Hello all! The first meeting of the 2015-2016 Colloquium Committee will take place on Monday, September 28 at 3:45 PM in LB-651. This meeting is open to all SAGE members interested in organizing the 14th Annual Concordia English Graduate Colloquium. The bigger the Committee is, the easier a job it is, so please come out if you’reContinue reading “Colloquium Meeting — Monday, September 28”

Fall Election — Call for Nominations

Hello all! This is official notice of SAGE’s call for elections! We are currently seeking nominations for the following Council positions: VP ADMINISTRATION 6.5 The VP Administration shall: i. Record minutes at all Council meetings and General Assemblies; ii. Be the SAGE archivist and ensure the continuity of the association’s institutional memory; iii. Publish aContinue reading “Fall Election — Call for Nominations”

SAGE Newsletter August 2016

Hello English Graduates! This is SAGE’s first newsletter of the academic year. As such, there’s a fair bit of information to cover, but we’ll try to do it concisely so that you can digest it quickly and get back to your regularly scheduled programming. Graduate Orientation! All returning and incoming grads should have received the introductory emailContinue reading “SAGE Newsletter August 2016”

TRAC bargaining negotiations

All English grads! Please keep tabs on TRAC during the current bargaining negotiations. Our faculty has a history of moderate-to-low involvement in political and bureaucratic matters, but this directly impacts our financial well-being! TAs and RAs, do you want a cut on your pay grades?

Open letter to UQAM administration and François Blais

(French below) April 23, 2015 To: the UQAM administration and François Blais Re: Administrative response to student action against austerity Concordia’s Student Association of Graduates in English (SAGE) condemns the UQAM administration’s recent decision to expel nine of their students. These expulsions came without warning or precedent, and caused animosity and conflict between students andContinue reading “Open letter to UQAM administration and François Blais”

April 14 Newsletter – Elections and End of Year Partay!

Hello Graduate Students, It’s the end of the school year. Yay! Most of you will scatter and leave Montreal to visit loved ones or perhaps move to parts familiar or unknown. BUT before you head off, there’s one more shindig you must attend. April 28 (Tuesday) is The End of the Year Party at BrutopiaContinue reading “April 14 Newsletter – Elections and End of Year Partay!”

Call for SAGE Executive Council nominations

Hello Graduate Students, CALL FOR NOMINATIONS for SAGE EXECUTIVES. Please send your nomination for these positions (be it yourself or another cohort member) to sage@concordia.ca by Monday, April 13: PRESIDENT VP INTERNAL VP SOCIAL TREASURER Call for nominations from April 7-13. Campaigning will be from April 14-16. SAGE will vote on April 17. Details onContinue reading “Call for SAGE Executive Council nominations”

EGA result: SAGE’s decision on the topic of striking and other measures

Dear Graduate Students, The SAGE Emergency General Assembly called by a member of the cohort convened at 4 pm on Tuesday, March 31. Thirty members of the cohort attended the meeting in LB 659 in order to discuss anti-austerity measures and to determine SAGE’s position at this time. Six motions, with one divided into twoContinue reading “EGA result: SAGE’s decision on the topic of striking and other measures”

Spring General Assembly

The SAGE Spring General Assembly will take place on Tuesday, April 7 at 12 pm in LB 659. The SAGE Spring General Assembly will be a year-end review of what has happened and what has been spent during the school year. There will be a report from the Budget Committee, Headlight Anthology, and the EnglishContinue reading “Spring General Assembly”