Professor Felipe Ruan delivered the invited lecture The Mestizo’s Indigenous Mother in the Comentarios reales and the Petitionary Record, at the Department of Romance Studies, Cornell University, on October 30, 2017.
News and events
The Italian-Canadian poet Mary di Michele read and discussed “Life Sentences,” an autobiographical poem.
Alex Finlayson, a third year Brock student in French Studies and Concurrent Education, was recently awarded the very prestigious 2016-17 Queen Elizabeth II Silver Jubilee Endowment Fund for Study in a Second Official Language.
Cassey French is passionate about social advocacy.
The recent Hispanic and Latin American Studies graduate is turning her desire to help others into both summer employment and a full-time career…. [Read the full story in the Brock News]
Fall term 2017
Moors, New Christians, and Renegades
Contesting identity categories resulting from exchanges and interactions of Christians and Muslims in the early modern Mediterranean world, through the study of historical and fictional primary sources.
(also offered as SPAN 3Q92 and HIST 3Q92)
Professor Nigel Lezama is co-organizer of Nouveau Reach: Past, Present and Future of Luxury conference
Professor Nigel Lezama and History Professor Jessica Clark are co-organizers of the Nouveau Reach: Past, Present and Future of Luxury conference being held this week at Ryerson University. Read more about the conference in The Brock News.
A Brock Radio-produced series is hitting the airwaves overseas and receiving rave reviews for its efforts to highlight Canada’s rich culture.
Catherine Parayre, Associate Professor in Studies in Arts and Culture as well as Modern Languages, Literatures and Cultures, has partnered with the University of Innsbruck and the Canadian Embassy in Austria to create “Kanada: Nouvelles littéraires and more.”
Read the full story in the Brock News
The December issue of Voix plurielles has just been published:
For a total of 393 pages, it includes:
- 4 dossiers – “Hommage à Alexandre Amprimoz” (Ed. S. Viselli) ; “Des animaux dans la littérature” (Ed. N. Lezama, J. Papillon, R. Penate) ; “Francophonie post-soviétique” (Ed. I. Toma) ; “La transgression” (Ed. M-N. Cocton, H. Favreau, S. Roch-Veiras)
- 2 varia
- 1interview with author Dany Laferrière
- 1piece of fiction (Mona Mikael)
- 18 book reviews (mostly Franco-Canadian fiction and criticism)
Bonne lecture !
Saturday, March 15, 2014
9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Brock University’s Studies in Comparative Literature and Arts MA program presents a graduate student symposium on the art of aesthetic interpretation. The presentations will draw together a variety of theoretical modalities in a generative dialogue with a multitude of artistic mediums: poststructuralism and cultural production, postcolonialism and literature, posthumanism and cinema, psyhcoanalysis and theraputic art, memory studies and photography, and more.
With special guest speaker: Janelle Blankenship
A professor at the Theory and Criticism program at Western University, researching the intersections of: literary/critical theory, media histories, phenomenology, theories of temporality, nature and utopia.Categories: Other events