International engagement

Leddy Library’s English Conversation Group to take place online this semester

Leddy Library will conduct its English Conversation Group (ECG) — a weekly workshop that provides students the opportunity to practice their English — online this semester.

The group will discuss topics relevant to life in Canada and at the University of Windsor and will be joined by a few guest speakers over the course of the semester. Students who are interested in practising English in a casual and welcoming environment are encouraged to join.

The sessions will take place online using Blackboard Collaborate from Thursday, Sept. 16, to Dec. 9.

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Virtual celebration to bring together theatre scholars to launch digital archive

Michael Chekhov looks on as Ludmila Chirikov and Lucy Singer fit Beatrice Straight for a costume in this photo by Nonny Gardner Cangelosi, used by permission.

Michael Chekhov looks on as Ludmila Chirikov and Lucy Singer fit Beatrice Straight for a costume in this photo by Nonny Gardner Cangelosi, used by permission.

International scholars, researchers, and performers will soon be able to access the works and methods of Michael Chekhov through a new digital archive available through the Leddy Library.

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Library resources aid documentary headed to Montreal Independent Film Fest

Anushray Singh, director of the historical documentary “The North was our Canaan,” films footage in the Leddy Library.

Lights, camera, library? A local film headed to the Montreal Independent Film Fest sheds light on the importance of primary resources to capture historic stories.

The North Was Our Canaan is a local documentary that shares the story of those who crossed the Detroit River into Sandwich seeking freedom from slavery. Directed by Anushray Singh (MFA 2020) and produced by local historian Irene Moore Davis and Leddy librarian Heidi Jacobs, it features the voices of descendants residing in historic Sandwich Town.

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English Conversation Group moves online

English Conversation Group moves online
Leddy Library will be offering the English Conversation Group online this semester.
 
The English Conversation Group is a weekly workshop that provide students the opportunity to practice their English. The group will discuss different topics relevant to life in Canada and at the University of Windsor and will be joined by a few guest speakers over the course of the semester.
 
Students who are interested in practicing English in a casual and welcoming environment are encouraged to join.
 

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