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2017 / 2018 Jack McClelland Writer-in-Residence Announced – Garry Thomas Morse

About Garry Thomas Morse Garry Thomas Morse's six books of poetry include an homage to San Francisco Renaissance poet Jack Spicer in After Jack and an intensive exploration of Morse's ancestral First Nations history in Discovery Passages, finalist for the Governor General's Award for Poetry and the Dorothy Livesay Poetry Prize.Discovery Passages was also voted one of the Top Ten Poetry Collections of 2011 by The Globe and Mail and one of the

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Book Club Trivia Night
Old Books

Please note that we have cancelled tonight's Book Club Trivia. Emily Mockler will be in touch with a new date soon.

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Call for Submissions: Massey College Books

Massey College Books will be a newly created publishing imprint under the House of Anansi, dedicated to publishing books by writers who are members of the Massey College Community. House of Anansi Press will be the official publisher for Massey College, and Massey College will work in tandem with Anansi to solicit, select and publish works of nonfiction that will appeal to a wide commercial audience, between 50,000 and 100,000 words. With initial

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Queen Designates Chapel Royal at Massey College

THE CHAPEL ROYAL  Massey College   GI-CHI-TWAA GIMAA KWE   MISSISSAUGA ANISHINAABEK ANAME GAMIK     (TORONTO: June 20th 2017) – Massey College, in the University of Toronto, announced today that Her Majesty the Queen has graciously agreed to the designation as the third Chapel Royal in Canada, the college’s St Catherine’s Chapel. It is now distinguished by being the first interdenominational and interfaith Chapel Royal in the country.

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Winners of the 2017-2018 William Southam Journalism Fellowships Announced

We are thrilled to welcome winners of the 2017-2018 William Southam Journalism fellowships to Massey College. The fellows were announced on June 8, 2017 at the Canadian Journalism Foundation annual Awards Gala, in Toronto. William Southam Journalism Fellows are outstanding Canadian and International journalists in mid-career who are selected to spend a year at the College. The objective of the fellowship program is to encourage improvement in journalism

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Senior Fellow Nomination Deadline, Tuesday February 28th

Senior Fellows are elected from prominent representatives of both academic and professional interests at the University of Toronto. They are invited to participate in all College activities, as well as Senior Fellow Luncheons and Senior Fellows Dine in Hall evenings held several times each year, and an annual Senior Fellows Gala . Nominations for Senior Fellowship may be submitted to the Dean of Fellowships at Massey College. The Nominating Committee

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Writer in Residence 2016-2017

We are pleased to welcome Sachiko Murakami as the 2016-2017 Jack McClelland Writer in Residence. About Sachiko Murakami With her first book of poetry, The Invisibility Exhibit (2008), shortlisted for the Governor General’s Literary Award and the Gerald Lampert Memorial Award, Murakami entered the Canadian poetry scene as a writer whose central preoccupation is with space. Her second poetry book, Rebuild (2011), registers her various affective

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Dr. Rose Wolfe: Aug. 17, 1916 – Dec. 30, 2016

Massey College mourns the passing of a distinguished member of its community, Visitor Emerita Dr. Rose Wolfe. Hugh Segal, the College Master sent out the following message: “I am saddened to report on the death, this past Friday (December 30th 2016), of our Visitor Emerita, Rose Wolfe. Her passing is a huge loss for the University of Toronto and for Massey College in particular. The life she led, of service to others, outreach to those in difficult

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