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The OWL Summer 2017 is online!

The Owl is issued once a year by, for and about the William Southam Journalism Fellows of Massey College. In this issue of The Owl you will find: The Magical Massey Experiment by Martine Laberge The reluctant "criminal" by Rodney Sieh Massey Press Club by Katie Daubs A stranger to the ice by Rodney Sieh Meet Emily Mockler by Hugo de Grandpré Five fellows in a Van by Katie Daubs Koko kokko! by Katie Daubs Facing Past and the Future in Berlin by Jim

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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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  We would like to thank Iain Scott for his contribution to the Massey Opera Club over the past few years. Starting this September, Music Programming at Massey will be decided by committee consisting of Junior Fellows, Senior Fellows, Quadranglers and Alumni to be headed by Rick Phillips from Sound Advice. The dates for our Music Club evenings are listed below and each event will cover classical music in general, with the focus on important

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Early Bird Tickets for the 2017 CBC Massey Lectures Discounted early bird tickets go on sale today for the 2017 CBC Massey Lectures in Whitehorse, Vancouver, Montreal, St. John’s and Toronto. For a limited period of one week (August 14–20*), Canadians can get a $5 discount on regular price tickets with the promo code “Massey2017.” All remaining tickets will be available at full price beginning August 21. This year's five Massey Lectures,

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Quadrangle Society Book Club

The programming for the newly named Massey College Book Club for the 2017-2018 season has been done by a committee of Quadrangle Society Members, Junior Fellows and Senior Fellows who have worked together to provide a reading list that represents the interests of the community as a whole. We will continue our Quadrangle Society Dine in hall meetings on Book Club nights, and continue to urge Quadrangle Society members to attend and sit and socialize

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Senior Fellow Julie Payette is the new Governor General of Canada

Congratulations to Senior Fellow and Alumna Julie Payette, new Governor General of Canada "It is a distinct honour and privilege for Massey College to join with Canadians from all walks of life in celebrating the choice of Julie Payette as Canada's next Governor General. Her Majesty's next Canadian representative is both a present Senior Fellow of Massey College and was a Junior Fellow when she got her Master of Applied Science – Computer Engineering

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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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SGS Bursaries for Massey College Junior Fellows

The School of Graduate Studies launched new bursaries developed in collaboration with Massey College for Afro-Caribbean Canadian, Indigenous, and international graduate students. These bursaries create opportunities that can provide academic and personal enrichment for high-achieving graduate students who would not be able to afford the fees associated with Junior Fellowship. Applicants have to go through the regular selection process for Junior

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W. Kenneth McCarter

  Massey College mourns the passing of W. Kenneth McCarter. A Senior Fellow and Chair of the Quadrangle Society, Ken was a dynamic and engaged pillar of our college, who gave thousands of volunteer hours to the Massey community for many years. Please read the full notice here.

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Helen Mo: September 20, 1983- April 11, 2017

Massey community mourns the passing of Non-Resident Junior Fellow, Helen Mo. Helen was a doctoral student in the Department for the Study of Religion at the University of Toronto, a recipient of an SSHRC doctoral fellowship, and was an engaged, supportive, community-spirited colleague of , actively involved in many aspects of College life. As a Non-Resident Captain of House IV, Helen was involved in gender relations issues, and was an advocate for

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