A consultation will prepare for the launch of an appointments committee for the successor to Vice-President, Research and Innovation K.W. Michael Siu.
Academic writing advisor Kate Hargreaves will lead a Nov. 5 workshop on the use of inclusive language in formal and day-to-day contexts.
The Windsor Endowment for the Arts presented University of Windsor president Alan Wildeman its first-ever Record of Achievement Award last week.
Five UWindsor graduates will discuss their literary work during “Women of Words Unite,” Friday, March 10, at the Green Bean Café.
A UWindsor professor is one of the editors of a book celebrating the talents of poets from the Windsor-Essex region.
Creative writing professor Susan Holbrook and Palimpsest Press publisher Dawn Kresan edited Detours: an anthology of poets from Windsor & Essex County, a showcase of the eclecticism that characterizes the region: the traditional and experimental, the academy and community, the established and emergent, the internationally renowned and promising apprentice.
Relationships are at the heart of two books being launched tonight by Black Moss Press.
Talking Derby, by Kate Hargreaves, explores a young woman’s love affair with her roller skates, and the poetry collection Whisky Sour City, edited by Vanessa Shields, brings together works by Windsor poets to reveal their tangled ties with the city.
The Art Gallery of Windsor’s monthly art lounge will have a University flavour Thursday, as instructor Marty Gervais hosts and two of the three featured poets are UWindsor alumnae.
“Girls Night Out” will feature Kate Hargreaves (BA 2010, MA 2012), Vanessa Shields (BA 2002) and Melanie Janisse reading humorous works dealing with everything from roller derby to pregnancy.
Patrons will also have an opportunity to tour current exhibitions “Paris/Ojibwa” by Robert Houle, “The Wildcraft” by Kika Thorne, and “Mean Machines” by John Scott.
In recommending Kate Hargreaves for the Governor General's Gold Medal, the department of English Language, Literature and Creative Writing described the two-time grad (BA 2010, MA 2012) as “the most talented and hard-working student we have had the pleasure to teach and mentor.”
Hargreaves received the medal as the top graduate student in her cohort at Saturday’s Convocation ceremonies.