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  • HUMA students pass their comprehensive examinations

    Congratulations goes out to Andrew McEwan, Carrie Stiver, Trudy Tattersall, and Erica Walter who all passed their comprehensive examinations this year!

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  • Jill Planche publishes article

    Jill Planche has an article entitled “Recuperating historical narratives of violence and dislocation in Rehane Abrahams’ What the Water Gave Me” forthcoming in the edited volume Forays into Contemporary South African Drama, Theatre and Performance: A Wealth of New Stage Idioms, edited by Marc and Jessica Maufort, Brill’s Cross/Cultures series.

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  • Miroslav Zovko presents at Spring Symposium

    Miroslav Zovko presented a paper entitled “The Stress Test Supplement: Writing the Financial Crisis Narrative” at the Brock University Humanities Research Institute’s Spring Symposium

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  • Brett Robinson receives scholarships

    Brett Robinson received an Ontario Graduate Scholarship and a Dean of Graduate Studies Excellence Scholarship from the Brock University Faculty of Graduate studies in 2018.

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  • HUMA students present poster session

    Students in HUMA 7P01 presented their research at a poster session held on the main floor of the Brock library on April 4th, 2019. 

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  • Venus Torabi presents at Research Cafe

    Venus will present her project at Research Café on Thursday February 7th from 4:30 – 6:30 p.m. in the Goodman Atrium.

    The Mapping the New Knowledges Research Café partners with one faculty each year to showcase poster and oral presentations from student researchers. This event gives the chosen faculty the opportunity to share any new and innovative research its students are doing with industry partners and the larger Brock community.

    https://brocku.ca/graduate-studies/conferences-events/mnk-cafe/

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  • Julia Polyck-O’Neill publishes article

    Julia is a SSHRC-funded HUMA PhD Candidate writing an interdisciplinary, comparative study of contemporary conceptualist  visual art and writing in Vancouver. 

     “The Hyperobject and the White Cube: The ’Strange Stranger’ in Douglas Coupland’s Canada House.” DeGruyter Open Cultural Studies, 2 (1), pp. 406-416. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/culture-2018-0037 — the article is open-access.

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  • Venus Torabi presents at the 12th biennial Iranian Studies Conference

    Venus Torabi will present the discussant in “Gender Framing and Cinema” at the 12th biennial Iranian Studies Conference – The Association for Iranian Studies, University of California, Irvine in August 2018.

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  • Students awarded internal Brock scholarships and awards

    Students in the program were successful again this year in securing prestigious scholarships and awards. Congratulations goes out to:

    Joshua Manitowabi – Bluma Appel Graduate Entrance Scholarships for Excellence and the Aboriginal Achievement Award

    Grant Yocom – Board of Trustees Spirit of Brock Medal & Distinguished Graduating Student Award

    Terrance McDonald – Jack M. Miller Excellence in Research Award

    Mitchell Goldsmith – Marilyn Rose Graduate Award for Academic Excellence in Humanities

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  • Students awarded external scholarships

    Students in the program were successful again this year in securing prestigious external scholarships. Congratulations goes out to:

    Carrie McNeal – Doctoral award from Ontario Graduate Scholarships (OGS)

    Joshua Manitowabi – Doctoral award from SSHRC Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarships

     

     

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