Department of American and Canadian Studies invites everybody to a lecture by dr Lindsay Thistle from Trent University, Canada. The lecture entitled “Understanding the CBC: It's History, Mandate and Most Successful Shows” will be delivered on April 28th 2015 (Tuesday) at 13:20, in lecture hall 1.46.

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Department of American and Canadian Studies invites everybody to a lecture by dr Lindsay Thistle from Trent University, Canada. The lecture entitled  “The Stories of Lucy Maud Montgomery in Film and Television: Anne of Green Gables and Other Spin Off Series”  will be delivered on March 23rd  2015 (Thursday) at 13:20, in lecture hall 0.3.

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Saturday, 21 Mar. 2015

Lecture by dr Lindsay Thistle

Department of American and Canadian Studies invites everybody to a lecture by dr Lindsay Thistle from Trent University, Canada. The lecture entitled “Creating Canada, Eh?: Dramatic Representations of National Culture, Identity and Clichés” will be delivered on March 25th 2015 (Wednesday) at 15:10, in lecture hall 1.46.

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The semifinals are held on March 12, 2015 at the Institute of English Cultures and Literatures, at 12:00, lecture hall 0.3.
The event will begin with a lecture entitled “Political Satire in Canadian Television Shows” by dr Lindsay Thistle from Canadian Studies Centre, University of Trent, Canada.
50 students selected from 1022 will participate in the second stage of the Discover Canada 2015 contest, which is a joint project of the Institute of English Cultures and Literatures and I Liceum Ogólnokształcące in Żory. The patronage of the contest was accepted by the Ministry of National Education, Canadian Embassy in Poland, Polish Consulate in Toronto, President of the University of Silesia Prof. zw. dr hab. Wiesław Banyś, President of the City of Żory, and the Chief Education Officer in Katowice.

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Department of American and Canadian Studies invites all University of Silesia students to register for courses on Canadian drama, theatre and television to be taught in the Spring Semester at by Dr Lindsay Thistle, Department of Canadian Studies, Trent University, Canada. As the language of instruction is English we invite students whose knowledge of this language allows for active participation in classes. The registration period is from January 15th – February 20th 2015, but since there is a limited number of places available for each of the courses (30 persons), to avoid disappointment, do not delay with your decision about this academic opportunity.

The following courses are available for registration:

  1. History as a dramatic subject in Canadian theatre – module consisting of lecture and class (5 ECTS points); Tuesdays at 15:45- 17:15 (lecture), 17:30-19:00 (class) – first meeting: 24.02. 2015, last meeting: 5.05.2015.
  2. Television in Canada - (3 ECTS points); class on Thursdays at: 16:30-18:00; first meeting: 26.02. 2015, last meeting: 7.05.2015.
  3. Introduction to playwriting - workshops (2 ECTS points); 3-hour meetings four times on the following dates: Wednesdays at 18:10-20:25 (25.02. 2015; 11.03.2015; 01.04.2015; 29.04.2015).
  4. Introduction to acting and directing - workshops (2 ECTS points); Wednesdays at 16:30-18:00; first meeting: 25.02. 2015, last meeting: 6.05.2015.

The courses will be offered at the Institute of English Cultures and Literatures, Sosnowiec, Grota Roweckiego 5; room number: TBA

Link to modules in USOSweb: https://usosweb.us.edu.pl

 

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