Archive | February, 2017

Every Day English–Freedom to Read Week

Nadeane Trowse contributes our next Every Day English blog post to commemorate Freedom to Read Week. Photo Credit: americanobiblioteca Flickr via Compfight cc When freedom to read is only the necessary start I was ten when I read a portion of a banned book. My great aunt (who valued ‘culture’), gave a mimeographed copy of […]

Literary Arts Week Shows Aspiring UFV Writers their Future

We kicked off Literary Arts Week in style with the arrival of our WIR, Jordan Abel, the launch of the latest issue of the Pacific Rim Review of Books, and a colloquium on the current state of Canada’s publishing industry. Jordan Abel got things started. After talking about how his Nisga’a identity informs his creative […]

Every Day English–World Day of Social Justice

Michelle LaFlamme contributes our next Every Day English blog post to commemorate World Day of Social Justice. Photo Credit: JFrazier_Photo Flickr via Compfight cc I teach Canadian literature and specialize in Aboriginal drama.  This means that I am necessarily engaged with postcolonial theory and numerous social justice issues that preoccupy many contemporary writers.  One thing […]

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