Department of English

Madeleine Thien Reading

The Department of English is delighted to announce that our writer in residence for the autumn term, Madeleine Thien, shortlisted for the coveted Man-Booker Prize, will be reading at 4pm on October 4, 2016 in Hamelin 509. Don't miss this opportunity to hear this prize-winning author read from her recent work. Students are welcome!

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Tuesday, 4 October 2016 - 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
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Lunchtime Shakespeare: a talk by Rainier Grutman (Francais)

This is one of a series of talks by professors from different departments across the University of Ottawa who will show how Shakespeare intersects with their own fields in interesting ways.

English
Sub-title: 
“What does ‘Gilles’ Shakespeare tell us about translation?”
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Friday, 4 March 2016 - 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
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Lunchtime Shakespeare: a talk by Mitia Rioux-Beaulne (Phil)

This is one of a series of talks by professors from different departments across the University of Ottawa who will show how Shakespeare intersects with their own fields in interesting ways.

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“‘Naturel et sublime sans la moindre étincelle de bon gout’: Shakespeare’s ambivalent reception in 18th-century France”
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Friday, 26 February 2016 - 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
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Lunchtime Shakespeare: a talk by Graeme Hunter (Philosophy)

This is one of a series of talks by professors from different departments across the University of Ottawa who will show how Shakespeare intersects with their own fields in interesting ways.

English
Sub-title: 
“The village goat: Some bleats about tragedy and comedy”
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Friday, 5 February 2016 - 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
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Shakespeare 400: Gala d'ouverture

French

Une soirée de gala pour lancer Shakespeare 400 : une soirée de musique interprétée par des chanteurs professionnels et anciens élèves de l'École de musique, offrant aussi des performances mettant en vedette des invités spéciaux du théâtre et du cinéma, les acteurs Paul Gross et Martha Burns, et Alan Neal (CBC, "All in a Day"). Tous les profits iront à la Performing Arts Lodge, région d’Ottawa.

Sub-title: 
"Brush up your Shakespeare"
Date: 
Saturday 23 January 2016 à 19 h 30 to à 22 h 00
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Shakespeare 400 Opening Gala

English

The Department of English, School of Music, and Department of Theatre at the University of Ottawa cordially invite you to a gala evening of star-studded musical and theatrical performances to launch Shakespeare 400 marking the four-hundredth anniversary of Shakespeare's death and the beginning of his remarkable afterlife.

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"Brush up your Shakespeare"
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Saturday, 23 January 2016 - 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm
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Exposition et vente d’œuvres d’art

French

Une exposition d’œuvres d’art suivant le thème de la résilience et la ruine dans la nature.L’art contemporain peut créer un dialogue constructif entourant les questions de la ruine dans la nature et sa capacité d’être résiliente.

Les invités pourront acheter les œuvres d’art ainsi que des cartes de vœux créées par les étudiants et les anciens étudiants de l’université d’Ottawa.

Cette exposition comprendra aussi une vente aux enchères par écrit ainsi qu’une tombola.

Cet événement gratuit est ouvert au public.

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La galerie du doyen accueille Resilience in and from Ruin in Nature
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Thursday 10 December 2015 à 17 h 00 to à 19 h 00
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Holiday Art Show and Sale

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A themed exhibition of student artwork centred on the idea of Resilience/Ruin in Nature;

how contemporary art can create constructive dialogue around issues surrounding nature's ruin and its capacity for resilience.

 Visitors will be able to purchase works of fine art and greeting cards by students and alumni of the University of Ottawa.

The exhibition will also include a silent auction and raffle.

The event is free and open to the public;

complimentary food and drink will be provided throughout the evening.

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The Dean's Gallery presents: Resilience in and from Ruin in Nature
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Thursday, 10 December 2015 - 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
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Pizza lunch et séance d'information

French

Venez nous rejoindre à une pizza lunch et découvrez comment faire votre maîtrise en un an seulement en littératures et cultures du monde, le seul programme au Canada unique en son genre!

Quand: Le  mardi 8 décembre de 12 h à 1 h.
Lieu:    Pavillon Arts (renommé Pavillon Hamelin)
            5ième étage, pièce 509

 

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Maîtrise en arts en un an seulement!
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Tuesday 8 December 2015 à 12 h 00 to à 13 h 00
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Pizza Lunch and Talk

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Join our pizza lunch and discover how you can complete your master's degree within one year  in World Literatures and Cultures,  the only program of its kind in Canada!

When: December 8th from 12 to 1p.m
Location:  The Arts building (renamed to Hamelin Hall)
                   5th floor, room 509

 

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A Master of Arts degree in one year
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Tuesday, 8 December 2015 - 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
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