February 18 Newsletter

In this week’s newsletter:

  1. The Odd Couple (13th Annual Concordia English Graduate Colloquium)
  2. Coffee Talk: Here Be Dragons
  3. Globe and Mail Conversations: Joseph Boyden and Kate Sterns
  4. Concordia Write Nights

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January 23 Newsletter

In this week’s newsletter:

  1. Winter semester party
  2. February Scramble
  3. Coffee Talk: The How-to of Creative Writing Grants
  4. Concordia Write Nights
  5. Writers Read: Carmine Starnino
  6. Work-in-Progress Talk: The Beckett Walk
  7. Globe and Mail Conversations

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Coffee Talks: Publishing as a Graduate Student and Creative Writing Grants

Welcome to the Winter semester! And do you know what that means? Oh yes, SAGE COFFEE TALK SERIES: Winter Edition!

“Publishing as a Graduate Student: Articles, Conference Papers, Reviews”

Talking Points:

  • balancing MAs/PhDs with publishing
  • finding the right journals
  • reviews, conference presentations, articles, encyclopedia entries
  • rejection letters and the peer review process

Speaker: Prof. Jeffrey Weingarten
When: January 15, 2015
Time: 11:30AM – 1PM
Room: LB 646

“The How-to of Creative Writing Grants”

Prof. Stephanie Bolster on how to write and prepare for Creative Writing Grants (CALQ and Canada Council for the Arts).

Speaker: Prof. Stephanie Bolster
When: February 3, 2015
Time: 1PM – 2PM
Room: LB 646

As always, coffee and tea will be provided by your friendly SAGE elves.

See you all there!

SAGE Coffee Talk Series and a Grad Party (Oct. 7, 2014)

Hello Graduate Students,

Here are a few reminders and a Call for Papers from UdeM.

SAGE Coffee Talk Series

Andrew Burton, “Working at CEGEP”

Many students in the English Graduate program plan to teach English in CEGEP. Andrew Burton will be presenting a lecture filled with advice on what to expect from this career choice. Whether you plan to teach at CEGEP or you plan to teach at a community college outside of the province, then this lecture will have helpful, relevant information.

Title: “Working at CEGEP”
Speaker: Andrew Burton
When: October 15, 2015
Time: 11am-12:30pm
Where: LB 646

Dr. Cynthia Quarrie, “Academic Conferences: the How to Guide.”

Topics include how to apply to a conference, how to write an abstract, and how to network and make the most of your time at a conference.

Title: “Academic Conferences: The How to Guide”
Speaker: Dr. Cynthia Quarrie
When: October 24, 2014
Time: 1PM
Where: LB 646

Grad Party at Professor Andre Furlani’s House (Faculty and Graduate Students Invited)

Date: October 18th
Address: [in email]

Street parking. Doors open at seven. Food and beverages provided by faculty, but a contribution to the drinks would be a welcome courtesy. Faculty is very much looking forward to welcoming you.