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Prof. Priscila Uppal elected as Fellow to Royal Society of Canada

Tuesday, September 9th, 2014.

Priscila Uppal “Canada’s coolest poet”, York English Professor Priscila Uppal (BA Hons. ’97, PhD ’04), has received one of the country’s highest ...

London calling Priscila Uppal, poet of the Olympics

Thursday, July 26th, 2012.

Priscila Uppal landed in London earlier this week armed with pen and notepad, laptop and backpack ready to commit the Summer Olympic Games to verse. Once again, the ...

Poetry, music and dancing tell story of DR Congo at conference

Friday, March 23rd, 2012.

Learn more about the heart of Africa through poetry, music, dancing and storytelling at the fifth annual How much do you know about the DR ...

Author of winning FES Reads! book comes to York

Friday, February 10th, 2012.

In the fall, the York community discussed and debated the political relevance and literary qualities of Michael Crummey’s Galore as the winning book in FES ...

FES conference keynote addresses contemporary environmental literature

Wednesday, November 9th, 2011.

Canadian poet Brian Bartlett told the audience at the three-day Green Words/Green Worlds: Environmental Poetry & Environmental Politics conference that Facebook is a new forum ...

Five-nation VIVA! Project yields new book on community arts

Thursday, October 20th, 2011.

Viva collaboration!   After five years of transnational research by educators and artists in Panama, Nicaragua, Mexico, the United States and Canada, the VIVA! Project is launching its ...

Poetry and art combine in new book launching next week

Friday, May 27th, 2011.

Scrawled underneath or to one side of the photographs in a new book by artist Daniel Ehrenworth and York English Professor Priscila Uppal  – Curse. ...

Four researchers to offer fresh ideas at Saturday’s York Circle event

Thursday, April 28th, 2011.

From the ‘burbs to birds and from social justice to Olympic poetry, the next installment of the York Circle’s popular Lecture & Lunch series returns on ...

Professor Ananya Mukherjee-Reed: Rabindranath Tagore’s teachings particularly relevant

Friday, February 25th, 2011.

Although Rabindranath Tagore was a celebrated poet during his time – the first non-European to receive the Nobel Prize in Literature, in 1913 – and ...

Professor Rishma Dunlop and recent York grad are finalists for CBC Literary Awards

Thursday, February 24th, 2011.

The long list of finalists for the 2010 CBC Literary Awards has been announced, and York English and education Professor Rishma Dunlop and alumna Kilby ...