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Brock welcomes visiting professors and scholars from around the world

Brock welcomes visiting professors and scholars from around the world

Brock International Services recently welcomed 22 professors and scholars from institutions across the world for this term’s We Welcome the World Reception.

Brock professor receives highest academic honour

Brock professor receives highest academic honour

English Language and Literature professor Elizabeth Sauer is passionate about promoting scholarship in general - and humanities research in particular - in the wider Canadian society. Sauer is among 90 fellows elected to the Royal Society of Canada.

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.

Brock prof’s book of poetry nominated for national literary award

Brock prof’s book of poetry nominated for national literary award

A Brock professor’s latest book of poetry that explores the intersection of poetry and chemistry has been shortlisted for a Governor General’s Literary Award. Adam Dickinson, associate professor of English Language and Literature, has been nominated for the literary award, one of Canada’s most p

Brock profs’ new Viking book gets rave reviews

Brock profs’ new Viking book gets rave reviews

The Viking Age: A Reader (U of T Press, 2010) and The Vikings and Their Age (U of T Press, 2013) by Angus A. Somerville (English) and R.A. McDonald (History) have had an astonishing success in the world of Viking studies.

Hybrid course format debuts this spring

Hybrid course format debuts this spring

Imagine getting a required humanities credit knocked off your to-do list this summer. Now imagine one taught by an award-winning professor and with an entire month to finish a major assignment after classes end.

Brock partners with local library for lecture series

Brock partners with local library for lecture series

The Humanities Research Institute has teamed up with the St. Catharines Public Library to launch a new monthly “Brock Talks” series.

Nearly 300 attend stem cell event

Nearly 300 attend stem cell event

Brock’s first OneMatch community swabbing event was a “great success,” organizers say.

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.

Former dean heads to Trent to work with grad students

Former dean heads to Trent to work with grad students

Marilyn Rose will spend part of her time at Trent University helping grad students prepare for their future careers.

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