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  1. EFS Professor Ted Bishop's "Ink" book nominated for the Governor General’s Literary Awards!

    Our very own ‪EFS‬ Professor Ted Bishop has been short-listed for his book, "The Social Life of Ink: Culture, Wonder, and Our Relationship with the Written Word".

  2. Celebrities and the Oil Sands

    EFS Professor Szeman comments on this issue.

  3. Congratulations to EFS Professor Keavy Martin

    The Royal Society of Canada Welcomes Professor Martin into the 2015 Cohort of the College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists. Those named to the College represent the emerging generation of scholarly, scientific and artistic leadership in Canada.

  4. Alumni Award Winner: “I couldn’t change the world, but I could change the world around me”

    “Science Lady” Shar Levine advocates on behalf of children’s literacy.

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EFS invites applications for a tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor in Media Culture and History, to begin  1 July 2016. Please follow the link for more information: Competition No. - A110426792

The University of Alberta offers two postdoctoral fellowships:
Izaak Walton Killam Memorial Postdoctoral Fellowship and the Grant Notley Memorial Postdoctoral Fellowship.
To find out more information and/or apply, please see the Postdoctoral Fellowship website and follow all instructions found here.

The EFS deadline for submission of full applications to the Chair's office is Mon, Nov 30, 2015.

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