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SolgaK Professor Kim Solga

is the recipient of the 2016 Award for Excellence in Editing for her achievement in editing Performance and the Global City editors (Palgrave Macmillan, 2015) and Performance and the City editors (Palgrave Macmillan, 2009). Presented by the Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE).

J Plug Professor Jan Plug

has been named a 2016 Graham and Gale Wright Distinguished Scholar, in recognition of his prominent contibutions as an internationally-recognized researcher in his field.

J Leonard Professor John Leonard

is the recipient of a 2016 Distinguished University Professorship award acknowledging sustained excellence in scholarship over a substantial career at Western


March fosters community, collective power

Women's March on Washington

Professors Conway and Greene attended the Jan. 21 Women’s March on Washington, one day after the inauguration of Donald Trump. What started as a grassroots movement to “send a bold message to (the) new administration on their first day in office, and to the world, that women’s rights are human rights,” saw millions gather and march around the world.

Sidewalk poetry coming to London

Professor Thy Phu named to the RSC College of New Scholars, Artists & Scientists

Multimedia maven Sam Maggs is the First Lady of Geek

David Huebert (PhD 3) named winner of the 2016 CBC Short Story Prize

Alice Munro Chair in Creativity - Seeking scholar to fill full-time, three-year renewable academic position

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