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Canada’s avant-garde set to storm Brock University next week

Canada’s avant-garde set to storm Brock University next week

More than 85 national and international avant-gardists will descend upon Brock and St. Catharines next week for Avant Canada, a conference on the avant-garde in our country. The conference is the 28th instalment of the Two Days of Canada conference at Brock University - the oldest Canadian studies conference of its kind in the country.

Brock prof and author nominated for national literary awards

Brock prof and author nominated for national literary awards

Brock professor and author Gregory Betts has been shortlisted for a pair of national literary prizes. The associate professor of English Language and Literature is one of four finalists for the Gabriel Roy Prize (English Section) for the best book on Canadian literature for his book, Avant-Garde Canadian Literature: The Early Manifestations. The award, presented by the Association for Canadian and Quebec Literatures (ACQL), honours the best work of Canadian literary criticism published in English.

Fulbright scholar studying 20th-century literary networks brings expertise to Brock

Fulbright scholar studying 20th-century literary networks brings expertise to Brock

Now in it’s third year, the Brock-Fulbright Research Chair in Transnational Studies program aims to bring to the University some of the best U.S. scholars studying North American issues and the movement of people, things and ideas across the border. The latest visiting scholar to fill the post, Kaplan Harris, is no stranger to this cross-border niche.

What do Thorold and the Chicago Tribune have in common? Find out in Can Studies lecture Friday

What do Thorold and the Chicago Tribune have in common? Find out in Can Studies lecture Friday

The city of Thorold and the Chicago Tribune might seem like an unlikely match.

Brock’s Centre for Canadian Studies launches public lecture series

Brock’s Centre for Canadian Studies launches public lecture series

The Centre for Canadian Studies at Brock has launched a new public lecture series. All talks - expect for the Ken Dryden talk on Nov. 7 - take place Wednesdays from 2 to 3 p.m. at 573 Glenridge Ave. in room 201. Lectures are free, open to the public and include a post-talk question and answer period.

Fulbright Canada looking for Brock visiting research chair in transnational studies

Fulbright Canada looking for Brock visiting research chair in transnational studies

Fulbright Canada and Brock University have been working together for several years on an initiative that invites American scholars to spend a semester at Brock conducting research and/or guest lecturing in North American and transnational studies.

Editor to some of Canada’s legends to speak at Brock

Editor to some of Canada’s legends to speak at Brock

Douglas Gibson has edited some of Canada’s biggest names, from Pierre Trudeau to Alice Munro. Now he’s coming to Brock to talk about it.

Lecture looks at how Canadians and Americans are becoming alike

Lecture looks at how Canadians and Americans are becoming alike

A renowned author and journalist will visit Brock on Thursday to present a Canadian Studies guest lecture.

Students present at binational conference

Students present at binational conference

Eleven Brock students made presentations in Niagara Falls at an annual Canada-U.S. conference.

Canada in the 1960s focus of upcoming conference

Canada in the 1960s focus of upcoming conference

Two Days of Canada will examine the decade that brought us the Beatles, man on the moon and a new flag.

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