Join us for the evening as IDIOM: English Undergraduate Academic Journal launches its fourth volume. An arrangement of desserts will be served, as well as coffee, tea and other refreshments. Come celebrate the contributors alongside fellow students, faculty, friends, and the Idiom Editorial Board. Copies of the 2009-2010 journal will be distributed! For more information, please email us at

Location: Croft Chapter House, University College

Time: 5:30 – 9:00pm

Attire: Business Casual

No entrance fee. Donations encouraged.

Call for Papers!

Hello all!

The deadline for submitting papers to IDIOM is JANUARY 16th, 2010! Please see our “Submit” section to find details on how to submit your work for consideration in the 2009-2010 volume of IDIOM.

International Festival of Authors Raffle!

Hello all!

We hope your semester is going well! The International Festival of Authors is coming up (October 21-31), and they have kindly donated some prizes so that we could host a raffle! Here are the prize packs:

1 copy of Glenn Gould by Mark Kingwell
1 copy of René Lévesque by Daniel Poliquin
1 copy of L.M. Montgomery by Jane Urquhart
2 tickets to the IFOA Extraordinary Canadians round table event on Sat., Oct. 31 at 2pm in the Brigantine Room.

1 signed copy of Day by A.L. Kennedy
1 signed copy of Our Fathers by Andrew O’Hagan
2 tickets to the IFOA Writing Scotland’s Past round table
on Sat., Oct. 24 at 1pm in the Lakeside Terrace
2 tickets to the IFOA special event Words with A.L. Kennedy
on Sat., Oct. 24 at 4pm in the Fleck Dance Theatre.

1 signed copy of Between Trains by Barry Callaghan
1 signed copy of Degrees of Nakedness by Lisa Moore
1 signed copy of Kill All the Judges by William Deverell
2 tickets to the IFOA reading featuring Barry Callaghan, Jennica Harper,
Lauren Kirshner and Valerio Massimo Manfredi
on Tues., Oct. 27 at 8pm in the Studio Theatre.

Buy your tickets in the SS lobby on Tuesday October 6th, 2009!
1 for $2, or 3 for $5!

For more information about the International Festival of Authors, go to

As always, email us if you have any questions (

Fall Greetings!

Welcome back to school everyone! We hope you all had a wonderful summer!

We have some positions available on the Editorial Board for the 2009-2010 school year. If you are interested in joining the IDIOM Editorial Board, please visit our “Apply” section.

We wish you all the best of luck in your courses this year!

A Successful Year!

Thank you all for your support this year, the Editorial Board is grateful to everyone who submitted, came to the launch or even just took an interest in our journal. We hope that you all have a wonderful, relaxing summer!

We will be accepting applications for the 2009-2010 Editorial Board in early September, so check back on the website for more information then. Feel free to email us with any questions you may have at