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MFA in Writing student receives RBC Taylor Emerging Writer Award
posted April 19, 2017
By Chris Putnam Cassi Smith (BA’13), a student in the College of Arts & Science’s MFA in writing program, is the recipient of the prestigious RBC Taylor Emerging Writer Award for...

New Course: WGST 242: Colonization, Migration, Diasporas: Critical Transnational Feminist Perspectives
posted April 12, 2017
NEW SPRING COURSE:   WGST 242 "Colonization, Migration, Diasporas:  Critical Transnational Feminist Perspectives (Saskatoon)"   May 10 - May 31st 2017: M, T, W, R 1pm -...

An MFA Student's Voyage to Vorres
posted March 28, 2017
With the support of the Interdisciplinary Centre for Culture and Creativity (ICCC), Anahita Akhavan, an MFA student, served as a production assistant for Allyson Glenn (Associate Professor, Art &...

A Conversation with Marilyn Dumont
posted March 22, 2017
By Justine Gieni I sat down with award-winning Cree/Métis writer Marilyn Dumont during her recent fellowship at the University of Saskatchewan. Dumont is the author of five poetry...

Frank Klaassen and David Porreca Present an Exhibition on Ancient and Modern Magic
posted February 17, 2017
By dee Hobsbawn-Smith Frank Klaassen (associate professor, Department of History) has collaborated with David Porreca (University of Waterloo) on a new exhibit about magic that reveals the...

MFA in Writing Student Katherine Lawrence's Poetry Collection Shortlisted For Two Saskatchewan Book Awards
posted February 10, 2017
Congratulations to Katherine Lawrence! Her poetry collection, Never Mind, published by Turnstone Press has been shortlisted for two Saskatchewan Book Awards: The Regina Public...

ICCC Movie Night: Demain
posted January 23, 2017

Rejuvenation or Gentrification? Facing the Challenges of Urban Change
posted September 1, 2016
by dee Hobsbawn-Smith   Neighbourhood development or gentrification? Rejuvenation or white-washing? These questions are the basis for the newly mandated Urban Change Working Group funded in...

MFA in Writing student awarded Innovation Scholarship
posted August 30, 2016
  By Justine Gieni   Cassi Smith has witnessed the healing power of culture. Smith, a student in the ICCC’s MFA in writing program, was recently awarded a Saskatchewan...

Women's, Gender and Sexualities Studies M.A. Program Celebrates First Anniversary
posted August 8, 2016
  By dee Hobsbawn-Smith   On the eve of celebrating its first anniversary, the Women’s, Gender and Sexualities Studies MA program couldn’t be more relevant. The variety of...

Meaghan Hackinen on writing her own path
posted August 2, 2016
By Justine Gieni Meaghan Hackinen is riding high with a recent award nomination. The MFA in writing student and bike enthusiast was recently recognized at the 39th National Magazine Awards held...

Jeanette Lynes at Edinburgh Arts Festival
posted July 25, 2016
Jeanette Lynes, a professor in the Department of English and program head of the MFA in Writing program, will be a featured poet at the renowned Edinburgh Festival Fringe in August (15-23). Lynes...

Arts and culture are fundamental to Canada's economic growth: Tommy Banks
posted June 22, 2016
Arts and culture are fundamental to Canada’s economic growth: Tommy Banks  By Justine Gieni   As the saying goes, there’s no business like show business, and Tommy Banks...

Jeanette Lynes receives YWCA Women of Distinction Award
posted May 27, 2016
Jeanette Lynes, English Professor and Coordinator of the MFA in Writing program for the ICCC, received a 2016 YWCA Women of Distinction Award in the category of Arts, Culture and Heritage at the...

INCC 311.3 - Digital Storytelling and New Media Poetics (June 6-15th)
posted May 26, 2016
  Offered in cooperation with Sage Hill Writing Experience, this innovative course provides an opportunity for writers, digital media practitioners and U of S students to...

MFA in Writing program strongly represented at 2016 Saskatchewan Book Awards
posted May 26, 2016
At the Saskatchewan Book Awards ceremony held on April 30th, Jeanette Lynes, Coordinator for the MFA in Writing program, won the Saskatchewan Arts Board Poetry Award for her...

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