In Flanders fields the poppies blow Between the crosses, row on row, That mark our place; and in the sky The larks, still bravely singing, fly Scarce heard amid the guns below. We are the Dead. Short days ago We lived, felt dawn, saw sunset glow, Loved and were loved, and now we lie, In … Continue reading “In Flanders Fields”: How Canada Remembers
I think it’s safe to say that we’ve all seen a horror movie or two (some more than others), but I’m a big scaredy-cat and don’t want to be too presumptuous. But where do these monsters come from? This thought led me down a rabbit hole that I’m hoping you’ll take a moment to dive … Continue reading The Monster Mask: The Humanity behind Gothic Monsters
At the beginning of this pandemic, or what some cruelly call a summer, I am sure I was not alone in creating a far-too-ambitious reading list. I had dreams of coming back to class in the fall semester as an entirely remodelled English student; I was imagining something Dead Poets Society-esque, except with more Shakespeare. … Continue reading To read, or not to read: Summer reading in a pandemic
The English Department wants to wish a warm welcome and welcome back to all of our students. COVID-19 has changed our teaching format this this year but our sense of community is still strong. To view the welcome video, click the image below. Video edited and produced by Anne Hung.
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The ESA blog features posts written by UVic undergraduates, grad students, alumni, and faculty.