Alistair MacLeod

students stroll on sidewalk in front of Dillon HallStretching from the Stephen and Vicki Adams Welcome Centre to the Leddy Library, Alistair MacLeod Walk will be a tribute to one of our University’s most acclaimed scholars, says president Alan Wildeman. Photo by James Brittain.

Campus walkway to pay tribute to late scholar

The naming of Alistair MacLeod Walk provides a tribute to one of the University’s most acclaimed scholars.

Brian TaylorDrama professor Brian Taylor is directing and starring in the stage adaptation of No Great Mischief, which will be performed in the Studio Theatre at the Jackman Dramatic Arts Centre.

English, drama team up to stage No Great Mischief

The weight of directing a stage adaptation of a novel penned by a Canadian literary giant like Alistair MacLeod is keeping Brian Taylor awake at night.

“I do feel under an enormous amount of pressure,” the dramatic art professor admitted during an interview about two weeks before the opening night of No Great Mischief, a staged reading of the novel of the same name.

Alistair MacLeodAlistair MacLeod will be the English department's writer-in-residence for the winter term.

'Literary giant' Alistair MacLeod named writer-in-residence

If you’re an aspiring writer planning on having a manuscript critiqued, it couldn’t hurt to have it looked at by one of the most well-known and highly regarded authors in Canadian literature.

Faculty, staff and board members among Diamond Jubilee honourees

A significant number of University of Windsor staffers, faculty members and both past and present members of the board have been awarded for their contributions to country in conjunction with the sixtieth anniversary of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s accession to the Throne.

The following people have received the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal:

Book sale to support writer-in-residence program

A used book sale Thursday, September 27, in the CAW Student Centre will raise funds to bring a writer-in-residence to the Department of English Language, Literature and Creative Writing.

The department has identified Chatham native Ray Robertson to take up the position, which involves one-on-one consultations with students; participation in literary festivals, workshops and readings; and an opportunity to develop works in progress. Faculty and students are working to raise $10,000 to make the residency possible; the university has pledged matching funds.