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Taylor Breckles enriches her UFV experience by embracing opportunities

It’s often said that to make the most of your university experience, you should do more than just attend classes and study for exams. Taylor Breckles takes that advice to heart. She refuses to give in to the commuter campus syndrome, and makes UFV’s Abbotsford campus her home away from home even though she lives […]

Heartbreak and Humour at Harrison Festival’s Literary Café

    The Harrison Festival of the Arts has been part of the Fraser Valley’s cultural landscape for 33 years, and the University of the Fraser Valley has been involved from the beginning. The popular annual summer festival is back this year from July 7 to 15, and UFV is contributing two exciting elements: the […]

Meet UFV writer-in-residence Anosh Irani

  UFV’s writer-in-residence this semester is Anosh Irani. Irani is the author of three novels, as well as a successful playwright of three plays, all three of which have been produced by the  Vancouver Arts Club.  He’s recently returned from India where he’s working on a film about the plight of small farmers caught in India’s hideous, inescapable debt crisis. […]

Carl Peters

Carl Peters publishes book on bill bissett

Carl Peters (who teaches English, Creative Writing, Visual Arts and Art History) has written the first book-length critical analysis of poet bill bissett’s work. Although internationally recognized as a pioneer of visual, concrete, sound, and performance poetry, few critics recognize bill bissett’s work in the visual arts to be of equal aesthetic importance — very […]

Trevor Carolan to speak on Group of Seven master Frederick Varley

    UFV English professor Trevor Carolan will be speaking on Group of Seven Artist Frederick Varley this weekend. This important member of Canada’s iconic Group of Seven artists lived and worked in the Vancouver area during the 1930s.  While residing near Rice Lake in North Vancouver, Varley painted many of his great masterworks and […]