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Fieldnotes: Ian Hynd

The third GES Fieldnotes talk of the year will take place March 16th at 2:00 p.m. in AHB 2R21.  Ian Hynd’s epic talk is entitled ‘“On War and Mutual Slaughter Bent’: Civil Broil in Milton’s Paradise Lost Book VI.” Dr. John Leonard will be responding … Continue reading

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Fieldnotes Talk by Lisa Templin

Fieldnotes is back this semester for another round of talks given by the delightful members of our graduate department. First on the docket this year is Lisa Templin with a paper entitled, ‘“Golden Distraction[s]’: Silencing Speght from the Margins of … Continue reading

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Book & Bake Sale

The Book & Bake Sale in support of GES events will be held February 6th and 7th from 10am to 4pm in AHB 2G28. All books are $5 or less, and delicious baked goods are available by donation.

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GES General Meeting

Join us for our next meeting where we will be discussing quite a few important items including the recent email sent to year 7+ students, changes to our grad programs including the MA thesis option, and updates on the IQAP … Continue reading

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Request for Proposals for Speaker Series Fieldnotes

The GES is excited to announce that it is continuing the Speaker Series, Fieldnotes, which had its inaugural run in the winter of 2017. Fieldnotes is designed to highlight all that is ground-breaking, creative, and outstanding in the scholarship of … Continue reading

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GES Holiday Party

On Thursday, December 14th at 7:00 p.m., the GES is holding their annual Winter Holiday Party at the Grad Club. A variety of tasty appetizers and one drink ticket will be provided for all professors and graduate students. Please RSVP … Continue reading

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Book & Bake Sale Volunteers Needed

The Book & Bake Sale is taking place Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday (October 24-26) from 11 am to 4 pm each day. We need volunteers to help us run the sale and to donate baked goods. Here’s the sign up … Continue reading

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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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