Uncreative Writing

In AH 2220F – Effective Communication in the Arts and Humanities – individual students completed an “uncreative writing” project, building on the concepts introduced in the book Uncreative Writing by Kenneth Goldsmith. The book examines techniques traditionally thought to be outside the scope of literature, such as cutting and pasting, databasing, identity ciphering, and programming. Goldsmith presents the idea…

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Levi Hord named Recipient of 2018 Rhodes Scholarship

Levi Hord, a fourth year student in the School for Advanced Studies in the Arts & Humanities, has been named the recipient of the 2018 Rhodes Scholarship. Hord’s astounding academic and extracurricular involvement is best highlighted through projects such as; gender neutral language in transgender communities, uncovering lost history at woodland cemetery, poetry and spoken word in London…

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Prized Minds: Western Alumni offer Solutions to Indigenous and Employment Issues

Since September 2016, Ontario’s most creative minds have been developing solutions for challenges that face both Ontarian and Canadian society. The Lieutenant Governor Visionaries Prize, announced by the Lieutenant Governor of Ontario in partnership with Walrus Foundation, provides these innovative thinkers the opportunity to present their solutions to Canada’s most pressing issues to a panel…

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Yes, We Still Have to Talk About the Environment

We’re in a giant car heading towards a brick wall and everyone’s arguing over where they’re going to sit. There’s a huge problem, one that puts all our lives at risk, and yet it is a problem that the world we’ve constructed around ourselves won’t let us solve — this world often won’t even let…

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March 26th, 2015: CONCERT SERIES! “Freedom!?”

“Freedom!?” Thursday, March 26th | 7 – 9PM | IGAB ATRIUM Western University Kelly Jazvac’s Art Now! class (VAS 2275B) Sound Art by Christof Migone’s Advanced Audio class (VAS 3351/4451B) Concert performances by Sharon Wei’s The 21st Century Musician (Music 9101) With food and drink. A FREE EVENT, EVERYONE WELCOME! Co-sponsored by the Department of…

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