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The Matter of Song in Early Modern England | a forthcoming book by Katherine Larson
Katherine Larson
Poetics of the Pillory: English Literature and Seditious Libel 1660-1820 | a forthcoming book by Thomas Keymer
Thomas Keymer
Man should rejoice, by Hugh MacLennan: A Critical Edition | a new book edited by Colin Hill
Colin Hill 2
Modernist Life Histories | a new book by Daniel Newman
Daniel Newman
The Black Prairie Archives: An Anthology | a forthcoming book by edited by Karina Vernon
Karina Vernon
An Anthology of Canadian Literature in English | a new book edited by Donna Bennett and Russell Brown
Donna Bennet Russell Brown
Singing in a Foreign Land: Anglo-Jewish Poetry, 1812-1847 | a new book by Karen A. Weisman
Karen Weisman 2
Mathew Sergi awarded the Early Career Teaching Award for enhancing the student experience.
Indigenous Women's Writing and the Cultural Study of Law | a new book by Cheryl Suzack
Cheyrl Suzack
Reproduction | a new novel by Ian Williams; winner of 2019 Scotiabank Giller Prize
Ian Williams
Evie of the Deepthorn | a forthcoming novel by Andre Babyn
Andre Babyn
The Cambridge Companion to Shakespeare's Language | a forthcoming book edited by Lynne Magnusson (with David Schalkwyk)
From Political Economy to Economics through Nineteenth-Century Literature | a new book edited by Audrey Jaffe
Audrey Jaffe



 Scott Rayter

Congratulations to Scott Rayter on his promotion to Associate Professor, Teaching Stream.

Christina Turner

Congratulations to Christina Turner on winning the Canadian Literature's 60th Anniversary Graduate Student Essay Prize.

H. Craig

Congratulations to Heidi Craig on being appointed on a tenure-track  Assistant Professor position at the Texas A&M University.

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Congratulations to Ian Williams (PhD, 2005) on winning this years Scotiabank Gillars Prize for his novel Reproduction.

UTSG 2018 Undergraduate curriculum has been revised. Click here for more information.

Congratulations to Deni Kasa (Early Modern, 2017, Stevens) and to Nathan Murray (Modern British, 2018, Henderson) on winning a SSHRC Post-doctoral Fellowships: Deni will hold his at the University of Oxford under the supervision of Professor Sarah Mortimer (Christ Church) and Nathan his at the University of Virginia under the supervision of Professor Rita Felski.

Congratulations to Zak Jones on winning  2019-2020 JHI Program for the Arts funding for Dirty Laundry series. 
Zak Jones 

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English has revised its Undergraduate curriculum. Indigenous, postcolonial literature among new requirements.

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Thursday, January 30, 2020.
Reading with Susan Swan- 2020 Writer-in-Residence.
Wednesday, February 12, 2020.
Wolves in the Scale: Hearing Nature in Late Eighteenth-Century Music.
Wednesday, March 11, 2020.
Mapping Sex Across the Globe.
Thursday, March 26, 2020.
The 2020 Vincent De Luca Lecture in the Nineteenth-Century Studies.
Friday, March 27, 2020.
Toronto Old English Colloquium.

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