Literature

(Courtesy Surita Gor)

Rye grad to be published in national library

When Ryerson graduate Virus the Poet started doing spoken word, he said it was a way for him to “give a voice to the voiceless.” Now the Toronto-based artist is being published in an anthology for the Library and Archives Canada in Ottawa. “Spoken word poetry, to me, means encouraging and supporting human beings,” said Virus, born Viral Gor. He […]

by Alexia Kapralos· · Arts & Life, Literature, Media
Poet Rupi Kaur visits Ryerson

Poet Rupi Kaur visits Ryerson

Students celebrate International Women’s Day with Rupi Kaur

by Ryersonian Staff· · Arts & Life, Literature
Aeman Ansari / Ryersonian Staff

This Week in Magical Thinking: David Foster Wallace’s This Is Water

I only have a few more days left as a student at the school of journalism and I am terrified. I’m terrified of not having the status of being a student to hide behind anymore, terrified of having to figure out what I want to do for the rest of my life. But most of all, I’m terrified to graduate […]

by Aeman Ansari· · Arts & Life, Literature
Bookbinding and restoration surviving at Ryerson and in Toronto

Bookbinding and restoration surviving at Ryerson and in Toronto

Art Seto has been teaching the binding and finishing course at Ryerson, one of the only ones taught at a four-year university program in Canada, since 2006. “I don’t think books are going anywhere. Print is not going anywhere. If anything, it’s evolving rather than disappearing,” said 57-year-old Seto. His course shows students how to build a book by hand, […]

by Aeman Ansari· · Arts & Life, Literature
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This Week in Magical Thinking: Written on the Body

From the movies currently in the theatres – Insurgent, Chappie and Cinderella – to the bestselling books and most watched shows, the theme of love is always present. I have been cynical about and uncomfortable with the kinds of everlasting romance presented in music, movies and even literature. It’s very possible that I have a manufacturing defect and the part […]

by Aeman Ansari· · Arts & Life, Literature
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