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Robert Langen Art Gallery exhibit features video of nighttime military raid Robert Langen Art Gallery exhibit features video of nighttime military raid
(News Release - Oct 24)
Take Our Kids to Work Day is Wednesday, Nov. 5th Take Our Kids to Work Day is Wednesday, Nov. 5th
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Laurier flags lowered to half-mast to recognize tragic events on Parliament Hill Laurier flags lowered to half-mast to recognize tragic events on Parliament Hill
(Notice - Oct 23)
Call for nominations for Laurier teaching awards
(Campus Update - Oct 23)
Nominations sought for honorary degrees and Order of Wilfrid Laurier University Nominations sought for honorary degrees and Order of Wilfrid Laurier University
(News Release - Oct 23)
Laurier Department of Religion and Culture celebrates 40th anniversary with special lecture
(Campus Update - Oct 21)
<em>The Globe and Mail</em> highlights Laurier's active learning class The Globe and Mail highlights Laurier's active learning class
(News - Oct 21)
Laurier’s Tshepo Institute presents Alan Whiteside: Is HIV/AIDS over?
(News Release - Oct 20)
Laurier's Athletes of the Week: Nicole Lyon and Nakas Onyeka Laurier's Athletes of the Week: Nicole Lyon and Nakas Onyeka
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Indonesian delegation visits Laurier Faculty of Social Work Indonesian delegation visits Laurier Faculty of Social Work
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Jennifer Esmail, Department of English and Film Studies Jennifer Esmail was awarded one of the most prestigious academic awards in Canada: the John Charles Polanyi Prize for Literature. Esmail’s expertise is Victorian literature, with research interests in deaf and disability studies, animal studies, and the history of media and technology. Her book, Reading Victorian Deafness: Signs and Sounds in Victorian Literature and Culture, examines Victorian understandings of deafness and sign language, including the influential “Oralist” movement that forced deaf people to speak and lipread in English instead of sign.

Jennifer Esmail
Assistant Professor,
Department of English and Film Studies