U in the Ring: Nov 1 Turmoil in writing departments, Cafe Scientifique, The Bell Jar, Hempology 101

This week Hugo talks to UVic playwright and writing student, Jakelene Plan about the fallout from UBC suspending it's creative writing chair, author Steven Galloway. 

Robert Smith? from the University of Ottawa joins the show to talk about his upcoming Cafe Scientifique talk "Top Ten Diseases of all Time." Cafe Scientifique is a series of talks intended to bring elements of research to the public. The Top Ten Diseases of All Time will be presented at Hermann’s Jazz Club on November 15.

UVic Director of Special Collections and University Archivist Lara Wilson joins Hugo to discuss the importance of the Library's acquisition of a rare print edition of Sylvia Plath's The Bell Jar. 

And Editor in Chief of the Martlet, Myles Sauer is in studio to bring us up to speed on news around campus, including Hempology 101's bid to officially become a funded advocacy group.