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Lego Grad Student Informal Q & A

The Lego Grad Student is coming to Western! And the Graduate English Society is hosting an informal department chat/Q&A session following the larger SOGS event. We’ve been asked not to take pictures, but he will be selling merch. Everyone welcome! … Continue reading

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GES Election Results

Thanks to everyone who volunteered we now have a full compliment of representatives on the GES! The following people have been acclaimed in this round of elections and over the summer: CO-CHAIRS — Lisa Templin, Cameron Riddell APPOINTMENTS COMMITTEE REP: … Continue reading

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Welcome Back Events

The GES and SOGS have a bunch of events planned for September! So be sure to write these down on your calendar! GES Grad Buddy Welcome Event!  Tuesday September 5, 5:30 pm @ The Grad Club Come meet your grad … Continue reading

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GES Summer Election Results

Hello, friends! You have a new GES executive! The positions are as follows: Co-chairs: Lisa Templin and Cameron Riddell Appointments Committee Rep: Nahmi Lee Writer-in-Residence Committee Reps: Sharon Lindenburger and Farrah Nakhaie Steering Committee Rep: Adam Bowes Thanks to everyone … Continue reading

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GES End-of-Year Party

We made it! Join us for an End-of-Year Party at the Grad Club at 6pm on Thursday May 18th to celebrate all of your hard work and achievements this scholastic year. A drink ticket for GES members and light refreshments including … Continue reading

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Fieldnotes: Jaclyn Reed

The Graduate English Society is pleased to announce the final lecture in its inaugural Fieldnotes Speaker Series. Jaclyn Reed will be sending the season out in style with her discussion of Lady Anne Clifford’s rhetoric of clothing. We are pleased … Continue reading

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Fieldnotes Speaker Series

With two successful lectures down, the Graduate English Society continues its new speaker series, Fieldnotes, with Logan Rohde’s discussion of Romantic Buddhism in Coleridge and De Quincey. The discussion will feature a response by Dr. Joel Faflak, followed by a … Continue reading

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English Department Teaching Symposium

This symposium features faculty members and graduate students from the English department, coming together to discuss teaching methods, strategies, and philosophies. The event will be conversational–brief presentations followed by infromal discussion about teaching. The event consists of two sessions: 1) … Continue reading

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Fieldnotes Speaker Series: Jeremy Colangelo

Following up on our succesful first lecture, the Graduate English Society presents its second Fieldnotes Speaker Series. Jeremy Colangelo, a fourth-year PhD candidate, will be discussing non-words in Joyce’s Finnegans Wake with a response provided by Dr. Allan Pero. This … Continue reading

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Fieldnotes Speaker Series

The Graduate English Society is proud to present the first talk of its inaugural Fieldnotes Speaker Series. Join us on Wednesday, March 22nd at 1pm in AHB 2R07 for a talk by Courtney Church entitled “The Story of Seeing”: Photography … Continue reading

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