The ACCUTE Congress 2013 conference program!

We’re excited to share the draft schedule for our 2013 conference, scheduled for 1-4 June, in Victoria, BC. This is a draft, not the final version, but we’ll do our best to keep scheduling changes to a minimum. ACCUTE 2013 features some dynamic presenters! We’re especially pleased to welcome […]

English Majors and the Job Market

The findings aren’t surprising, actually.  According to an article in The Toronto Star,  March 15, 2013, graduates from the STEM fields (Science, Technology, Engineering and Medicine) do have an easier time finding work immediately after the degree.  But students from liberal arts programs like English Studies also fare […]

News About Members:

Renate Eigenbrod, Department of Native Studies at the University of Manitoba, received a 5 year SSHRC Insight Grant on emergent Indigenous writers.  The project title is  “e-kiskakweyahk/we wear it”: postmemory and new memories in literature by Aboriginal authors of the Eighth Generation. In April, Frontenac House Press is […]

ACCUTE supports the principle of academic freedom

The CAUT Bulletin (http://www.cautbulletin.ca/) reports that the Edwin Mellen Press is suing McMaster’s Associate University Librarian Dale Askey for defamation, and this because he blogged what he understood to be a “professional opinion” about the Press’s general level of achievement in scholarly publishing.  “The post, and comments following […]

Canadian Literature Guides

Canadian Literature are launching their second completely open-access online guide to Canadian Literature:  Gender and Performativity: Texts and Contexts in the CanLitGuides series.  See http://canlitguides.ca/guides/gender. This was written and produced by a collaborative team at the journal consisting of Laura Moss, Margery Fee, and grad students Karen Correia Da Silva, Mike Borkent, […]