Viewpoints: A Symposium, November 8-10, 2017 at Vanier College

“Viewpoints”, is the theme and title of the 2017 Vanier College English Department’s annual symposium, running from November 8th to the 10th.. The 3-day event will feature speakers, performers, activists and writers who have created and shared ideas that are informed by their viewpoints, but have also delved into the consideration of other perspectives. All […]

The 2016 Vanier College English Symposium explores Transformations

Vanier College is pleased to announce it will be holding the 2016 edition of the Vanier College English Department’s symposium on November 2-4, 2016. Transformations is the theme and title of this year’s event which will gather speakers and performers from a wide range of artistic, scholarly, and professional fields who will reflect on the […]

Speaking of Success: Words and You – Videos to Inspire and Motivate Students

Vanier College is pleased to announce the launch of a series of videos aimed at motivating students in their college studies. In particular, the series entitled Speaking of Success: Words and You promotes the importance of reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills in English for all students in all their courses, no matter what their program […]

Vanier College presents Subversions: A Symposium

Vanier College is pleased to announce it is holding its annual English Symposium, October 27-30, 2015. This year’s event entitled Subversions will gather speakers and performers from a wide range of artistic and scholarly fields who, through their own respective approaches, fight against and undermine certain dominant forces that strive to shape the way we […]

Vanier College presents Possible Worlds: A Symposium

When we think of worlds, planets are usually what immediately come to mind. But when Vanier College presents the 2014 Vanier College English Department’s annual symposium entitled, Possible Worlds, it’s something other than planets that will be explored for three days, from October 29 to the 31st. “Worlds can be more than just physical places,” […]

The Vanier English Department presents a Symposium on Language and Writing

Although we use words every day, we often take the English language for granted.  To show how relevant language and literature are and how dynamic they can be, the Vanier College English Department is presenting Language and Writing in the 21st Century: A Symposium, from November 7 to 9, 2012. Language is a flexible tool […]

Ron Curtis winner of the 2012 Academic Coordinator Award

It is in recognition of his outstanding service to the English Department of Vanier College, that Ron Curtis has been named the winner of the 2011-2012 Academic Coordinator Award. Created by Director General, Gilbert Héroux, the Academic Coordinator Award recognizes exemplary leadership skills in a Coordinator of an Academic Program, Department, or Discipline. And indeed, […]

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