Sharx pool and bowling night

Come hang out with shac, case and ess and play some pool and bowling games on March 20th! You can sign up as a team or individual. Please come to the Case office, LB 656 to sign up!
See you there!!


Updated LUCC schedule

FRIDAY MARCH 7th 2014, LB 646

8am – 9am: Coffee and breakfast

9am: Introductory remarks

Introduction to Panel 1: Cultural Ideals and Identities in Authors of the British Isles
9 – 10:
The Wounded Knight: Sir Walter Scott’s Deconstruction of the Chivalrous Ideal in Ivanhoe: A Romance – Fanny Dvorkin

Matthew Arnold’s Maturation from Post-Romantic Poetry to Victorian Criticism – Andrea Gaumond

Christian Morality in the Prose Glosses of Coleridge’s “The Rime of the Ancient Mariner – Meghan Drennan

Donning a Different Mantle: The Artful Manipulation of Identity – Lenore Lewis

10 – 10:15: Q&A and discussion period

Short 5 minute break

Introduction to Panel 2: Representing the Other: Impossible Communication?
10:20 – 11:20:
Synge’s Playboy and the Pursuit to Dismiss Distorted Representations of the Irish – Daniel Bartlett

Communication in Dry Lips Oughta Move to Kapuskasing – Justin Pulice

Slashing Through the Babble and Confusion: Jeannette Armstrong’s Slash as a Metaphorical Expression of Okanagan Prophecy – Alden Chorush

Shame and Authorial Responsibility in Coetzee’s Waiting for the Barbarians and Disgrace – Jennifer Scissons

11:20 – 11:35: Q&A and discussion period

11:35pm – 12:35pm: Lunch break in the lounge – LB 671.05

Introduction to Panel 3: Narrative Techniques: From the Traumatic to the Generative
12:35 – 1:35:
The Bloom Effect: Information Overload in James Joyce’s Ulysses – Alyssa Tremblay

The Tree Narrative: Unification and Healing for the Traumatized Individual in Beloved – Hannah Hackney

A Juxtaposition of the Graphiation of Scott Pilgrim and My Most Secret Desire: The Transmediary Success of O’Malley’s Indie-Aesthetic – Anthony Pintabona

Paratextual Prevarication: “Authentick” Documents and Self-Negating Truth Claims in Henry Fielding’s Shamela and Horace Walpole’s The Castle of Otranto – Drew Simpson

1:35 – 1:50: Q&A and discussion period

Short 5 minute break

Introduction to Panel 4: Gender and Sexuality: Agents of Power, Ambiguity and Temptation
2 – 3:15:
The Ungendered, the Gendered and the Dual-Gendered: Representations of Power in Macbeth and Richard II – Natalie Claude

“There is no friend like a sister”: The Temptation of Female Sexuality in Christina Rossetti’s “Goblin Market” – Kailey Havelock

Freedom From: Exploring Anti-Feminist Commentaries Within The Handmaid’s Tale – Mitchell Brown

The Self Beyond Seeing: Female Identity and Agency in the Shadow of the Male Gaze in Stephanie Bolster’s [Her gaze, turning] – Alondra Blick

Collapsing Binaries and Ambiguities of Identity and Experience in  “Summer Pudding” – Carla Plowright

3:15 – 3:30: Q&A and discussion period

3:30: Concluding Remarks

Grad School or Bust!

Hello lovely people!

With our midterm break approaching I thought I would share with you an event that will be taking place upon our return!

On Friday February 28th at 12:30pm, there will be a workshop on Honours programs in English and Creative Writing and applying for Grad School. If you’re interested please see Professor John Miller! The workshop will take place in LB-646!

Have a great break!

Want to get Involved?

Want to make a difference at Concordia? Want to help first-year students with their transition to university? Want to develop and enhance leadership skills through employment? Want to live in residence?


Concordia’s Residence Life department is looking for dynamic, enthusiastic, and passionate role-models to be Resident Assistants (RAs) for the 2014-2015 academic year.


“A Resident Assistant or RA is an individual who is capable of functioning independently or as a part of a team, who is empathetic and fair, who possesses excellent leadership, communication and listening skills.  Resident Assistants are to consider their job responsibilities to be their primary out-of-class commitment.  Each RA will be a full-time student that lives in residence and is responsible for overseeing a section of the building housing as many as 40 residents.  The primary responsibility of the RA is to facilitate the growth and development of the residence community and help each student achieve their academic, social, and personal goals.”


Information sessions:


SGW Campus: Grey Nuns Residence Study Lounge on Thursday, February 6th at 5pm. Questions contact D’Arcy at [email protected]


Loyola Campus: Hingston Hall HB TV lounge on Monday, February 10th at 8pm.  Questions contact D’Arcy at [email protected]


Applications are now open with the application deadline being Monday February 17th, 2014. For more information about the position, application process, important dates and the application itself, please visit the following website:


Hello lovelies,

Well the deadlines are quickly approaching! This Friday in fact is the deadline for two amazing writing opportunities, LUCC and Soliloquies! If you have a great pieces of writing you’d like to submit please e-mail our execs at [email protected] for inquiries on submitting to the Literature Undergrad Colloquium at Concordia OR [email protected] for information on submitting to Soliloquies!

Good luck all! AND REMEMBER the deadline is Friday January 31st!!

lucc poster



There are more publishing opportunities for YOU!

More publishing opportunities for you!

Liberal Arts College Student Academic Conference – Call for Papers

2014 LACSAC Call for Papers

The Liberal Arts College is organizing a conference at the Liberal Arts College which might be of great interest for literature students. They are currently seeking submissions by undergraduate students which address – directly or indirectly – the theme “Are Some Ideas Better than Others? Reclaiming Dialogue in the Western Tradition.