Overflow: Environments in Excess

Friday, June 14, 2013
Hagey Hall 334 & 373
Cost: free!
All are welcome

SAGE 2013 Colloquium Announcement!

SAGE 2013 Colloquium: Overflow: Environments in Excess

Department of English Language and Literature
University of Waterloo
Friday, June 14, 2013

Keynote address: "On the Economies of Threat," Professor Peter van Wyck, Director of the MA in Media Studies, Department of Communication Studies, Concordia University

Colloquium reception to follow.

See the Colloquiums page for more information.

Describe This Dance Project -- Call for Participation

A message from Dr. Sarah Tolmie and the Raw Nerve Research Group:

Grads in literature and rhetoric, time to break out your ekphrastic skills. Please consider participating in the Describe This Dance Project: http://rnrg.uwaterloo.ca/category/describe-this-dance/

All the information is on the site. Feel free to get in touch with me any time about it, and to pass the link on to interested grads and faculty in other disciplines.

STOP IDLING: An evening with the Waterloo English departments

Friday, November 16, 2012
6 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
University Club

UW alumni, faculty, graduate and undergraduate students and some friends of the English department on main campus and at St. Jerome's are hosting an informal, mixed-media talent night: reading, music, video, drag, dance, installations and more. Tickets are available from the UW Alumni Office here: https://longpoint.ads.uwaterloo.ca/alumnievents/store/comersus_viewItemB... . Going fast, so get them now.

More details on the Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/285029511615702/

FRIDAY: Last day to opt out of GSA health plan

If you have pre-existing health and/or dental insurance, Friday, Sept. 28th is your last day to apply to have your GSA Health and Dental plan fees reimbursed. Go to: www.ihaveaplan.ca to opt out.

Jennifer Harris talk on “Fifty Cents for Ladies, A Dollar for Gents: The Nineteenth-Century Authors’ Carnival“

“Fifty Cents for Ladies, A Dollar for Gents: The Nineteenth-Century Authors’ Carnival“

Jennifer Harris
Friday, September 21, 2012
1:15pm-2:45pm
HH 1102

SAGE Wednesday - Thursday Shuffle

In order to accommodate more schedules, the SAGE gatherings for the Fall term will alternate between Wednesdays and Thursdays. Check the calendar for the dates! See you at the GH. :)

And don't forget to follow SAGE on Facebook and Twitter (UW_SAGE) for regular updates!

Wednesdays at the Grad House

Starting this week SAGE will be having weekly get togethers at the Grad House (7pm). Drop by, have a pint, chat about your first grad class at UWaterloo, or whatever's on your mind. There's good times to be had by all!

As always, for the latest info on SAGE check out our Facebook page

Postcolonial Lecture, English Departmental Lecture Series 2012/2013

Ato Quayson, University of Toronto
"Self-Writing and Alienation in the Postcolonial Novel"

About the Lecture Series

"Affective Environments”

This theme addresses enduring and prominent interests in ecology and
emotion within literary and rhetorical studies, bringing these concerns
together to ask after the affect of our built and natural environments; to
map geographies of sensory engagement; and to locate our feelings for the
landscape of contemporary media.

This series will showcase the unique strengths of the department of

Colloquium Registration

The 2012 SAGE Colloquium will take place on May 18 & 19, 2012 at Hagey Hall of the Humanities, University of Waterloo.

May 18: Keynote address by Professor Cary Wolfe and colloquium reception

May 19: Full day of colloquium panels and roundtables

*Please complete this form only if you plan to attend on May 19.