Candida Rifkind wins the F.E.L. Priestley Prize

Each year at the Canadian Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences’ Congress, ACCUTE awards the F.E.L. Priestley Prize for the best essay to appear in the association’s scholarly journal English Studies in Canada (ESC) in the previous year.  The Prize is adjudicated by a jury of three, chaired by a […]

Job opportunity at Queen’s University

QUEEN’S NATIONAL SCHOLAR Departments of English Language and Literature, Drama, and Languages, Literatures and Cultures Queen’s University INDIGENOUS LITERATURES AND LANGUAGES The Department of English Language and Literature, the Department of Drama, and the Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures at Queen’s University jointly invite applications from outstanding […]

Comment: Calculating the net worth of the humanities

By: LISA SURRIDGE AND TIMOTHY ILES; Taken from:http://www.timescolonist.com/opinion/op-ed/comment-calculating-the-net-worth-of-the-humanities-1.310427 Thousands of delegates to the Congress of Humanities and Social Sciences have descended upon the University of Victoria this week from across the country and, indeed, around the world. There could be nothing better for the local economy: eight days of […]

CFP: Cultural Crossings: Production, Consumption, and Reception across the Canada-US Border

Second international Culture and the Canada-US Border conference University of Nottingham, 20-22 June 2014   Keynote Speakers: Charles Acland, Danielle Fuller, and DeNel Rehberg Sedo http://www.kent.ac.uk/ccusb/events/nottingham.html The Leverhulme Trust-funded Culture and the Canada-US Border international research network is pleased to invite proposals for papers or panels addressing topics related to […]