Join the L.U.C.C. Vetting Committee!

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After last year’s seventh successful Literature Undergraduate Colloquium at Concordia (L.U.C.C.), we would like to invite students to apply to our vetting team for our eighth edition!

The vetting process will begin in February 2019 but applications must be submitted to by Friday, November 16th at 11:59 pm. When applying, please include a brief cover letter detailing who you are, your qualifications, and why you’re interested in being part of our team. Students are encouraged to include their academic and extracurricular history that might relate to their qualifications for this position. Depending on the number of applications, you may be asked to review a short sample paper to show your familiarity with academic essays.
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Award for Creative Writing in Drama: Shortlist


CASE is pleased to announce the shortlist of candidates for the
Award for Creative Writing in Drama:

Johnathan F. Clark

Caterina Incisa

Shane O’Gorman

Oliver Skinner

Congratulations and good luck to our nominees!

CASE thanks all who submitted.

Submit Your Essay to LUCC

CASE invites all Concordia undergraduate students to submit papers on literature to the fifth annual Literature Undergraduates’ Colloquium at Concordia. Authors of the chosen papers will be invited to present their work to peers and professors at the conference on Friday, April 1, 2016. Their work will also be published in the accompanying academic journal, LUCC Proceedings, which will launch on the evening of the colloquium, following our panel discussions and keynote address.

We encourage all students—not just those in English—to submit papers on any literary work from Homer to Shakespeare, from Woolf to Bechdel.

Submission guidelines:
• Papers should be between 6-8 pages (approximately 2,250 words) or 15 minutes read aloud
• Include a complete works cited in MLA style at the end of your paper
• Consider submitting papers that have received positive feedback and papers that cover topics you are passionate about
• Ensure that your name does not appear anywhere on the document
• In a separate file, include a brief (70-80 word) professional/academic bio written in the third person
• Send both files in .doc or .docx format to Alex at No other file formats will be accepted.

Please note that the vetting committee will read all submissions blind.

Deadline: Friday, January 29, 2016 at 11:59 pm.

If you have any questions about the LUCC or the submission process, please contact Alex at

We hope you take advantage of this excellent opportunity to publish and present your academic or creative papers as an undergraduate at Concordia. Our vetting team looks forward to reading your work.

Learn more about LUCC.


Call for Student Representatives

Welcome (back), everyone! The English Department is calling for nominations for undergraduate student representatives to sit on Department Committees for the current school year. Students are encouraged to self-nominate for the following positions:

1. Creative Writing Committee (1 position): Must be a student accepted in the Creative Writing program. The Creative Writing Committee is responsible for all issues pertaining to Creative Writing (the program, admission guidelines, Writers Read at Concordia, Matrix).

2. Curriculum Committee (1 position): The Curriculum Committee is responsible for developing new courses, refreshing older ones, fine-tuning Calendar descriptions of courses, and selecting Honours special topic courses.

3. Speakers’ Committee (1 position): The Speakers’ Committee is responsible for selecting and inviting guest scholars to give academic talks. The Committee also coordinates and promotes the talks.

For more information or a nomination form, email Michael D’Itri at Nominations should then be submitted directly to the mailbox of Dr. Patrick Leroux, Student Liaison Officer, and received no later than 10:00 a.m. Monday, October 5, 2015.

If there are more candidates than positions, an election will be held Thursday, October 15 2015, in Room LB-656. Only registered English students will be allowed to vote. The election will be held between 4 and 6 p.m.

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We still have tickets left for our End-of-Year Dinner!

We still have some tickets left for our End-of-Year Dinner, taking place THIS Tuesday at 6pm @ L’Academie on Crescent.

Reserve your tickets NOW by emailing and come pick them up tomorrow during our office hours.

Our office hours for ticket sales:

Monday: 1pm-5pm
Tuesday: 10am-5pm

More information on the event:

CASE & ESS Present End-of-Year Dinner

CASE and ESS are teaming up to deliver an unforgettable night.
A 3-course meal, wine, and great company, for only $10!
Need we say more?

To get a ticket, visit your student office with exact change and your student ID.
The event will be on Tuesday, April 14th, at L’Academie on Crescent.


ASFA Proposed Fee Levy Increase

Another important discussion taking place is ASFA’s proposed fee levy increase. As discussed yesterday at our general assembly, the CASE executives support this motion. This increase would greatly enable CASE to continue and further develop what we can offer our membership.

For more information about how this increase would help us, please see our photo below.

Please take the time to vote on April 7th, 8th, and 9th to voice your opinion.


ENGL Classes are canceled tomorrow, Thursday, April 2nd, 2015

Tomorrow, Thursday, April 2nd, there will be no undergraduate or graduate classes for English – (ENGL). Your professor will let you know if there will be a make-up class.

Cross-listed classes:
Courses that are cross-listed with any of the affected classes will be included in the day of reflection. A cross-listed class is one where there are two course names and numbers that meet in the same location at the same time and have the same instructor. You can access the complete list of classes that will not be held here.

During the upcoming strike period, please be aware that:

Your professor is expected to meet his/her responsibilities to deliver their respective curriculum.
Professors are expected to teach their courses as usual but may need to make alternate arrangements. S/he will email you directly.

Even if you decide not to attend class, you are still expected to meet the requirements for your course.
The term will not be extended.