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April 30, 2020
Handle With Care is a digital exhibition showcasing the art of the Bachelor of Fine Arts Practicum Class of 2020 in the Department of Visual Arts. It is the first time the year-end exhibition has gone completely digital.
Western News, April 14, 2020
Congratulations to Chris Smeenk, Philosophy, on being named 2020 Western Faculty Scholar. The recipients are considered all-around scholars and will hold the title for two years.
Deb Van Brenk, Western News, February 28, 2020
Together We Average as Zero, a new exhibit by Museum and Curatorial Studies students, reflects on the legacy and ideas of futurist architect Buckminster Fuller.
CBC Radio, February 27, 2020
Prof. Alyssa MacLean from Western English and Writing Studies was on CBC radio discussing “Black Thought in the Great Lakes Region, 1790-1890", an exhibit she and her grad students organized at Western Libraries - Western University for Black History Month.
SONIA PRESZCATOR, Western News, February 14, 2020
Visual Arts professor Sky Glabush spent a week of his recent sabbatical in Georgetown, Guyana, helping to pilot a project to bring art to the inmates of Timehri and Lusignan Prisons.
Jason Winders, Western News, February 11, 2020
The Necessary Fiction: Life with James Joyce’s ‘Ulysses’ by Western English and Writing Studies Distinguished University Professor Michael Groden, is part exploration of Joyce’s classic work, and part personal reflection of Groden's lifelong relationship with this single book.
Debora Van Brenk, Western News, February 10, 2020
A new exhibit of 18th-Century African-American and African-Canadian writing is currently on display at Western Libraries as part of Black History Month. Organized by Alyssa MacLean and graduate students in Western English and Writing Studies, the exhibit looks at "how the Great Lakes region became a nexus of black intellectualism and writing.”
Ryan B. Patrick, CBC Books, February 04, 2020
Eternity Martis, BA'14 (English Language and Literature/Women's Studies), was recently named one of Six Canadian writers of black heritage to watch in 2020 by CBC Books.
Chris Hampton, National Gallery Magazine, January 31, 2020
Sky Glabush, studio faculty member from Visual Arts, discusses storytelling, spirituality, and his artistic process with National Gallery Magazine.
January 30, 2020
On his latest break from the classroom, Western University Visual Arts professor Sky Glabush went to prisons in one of the poorest countries in South America, invited there to help inmates cope with the crushing desolation of prison through art. Not the sabbatical most academics would choose, Glabush said it was a “life-changing” experience. Read the full story via the London Free Press.
CBC, January 21, 2020
From rallies to emergency declarations, to people ditching plastic straws, climate change has inspired people all over the world to do something. In London, it's inspired one creative writing professor to publish a book on the topic. Kathryn Mockler teaches at Western University, and she spoke with Host Chris dela Torre.
Debora Van Brenk, Western News, January 10, 2020
Edited by Western English Professor Kathryn Mockler, a new online poetry and prose anthology has dedicated itself to confronting the climate crisis. In mid-2020, Coach House Books plans to publish the works, collectively called Watch Your Head, with all proceeds donated to climate justice and Indigenous groups.