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- The Writing Moment, a new guide by Daniel Scott Tysdal
- Denotatively, Technically, Literally, a special issue co-edited by Cannon Schmitt
- Constructing the Canon of Early Drama, a new book by Jeremy Lopez
- The Library of the Sidneys of Penshurst Place circa 1665, a new book edited by Germaine Warkentin
- Reading Class through Shakespeare, Donne and Milton, a new book by Chris Warley
- The Stationers' Company and the Printers of London, a new book by Peter Blayney
- Theatrical Liberalism, a new book by Andrea Most
- From Little London to Little Bengal, a new book by Dan White
- Arbitrary Rule, a new book by Mary Nyquist
- The Treacherous Imagination, a new book by Robert McGill
- Fighting Words, a new book by Ira Wells
- The Graduate Students beat the Faculty 24 to 9 and take back the trophy
- Jackman Humanities Building: Home of the Department of English
- Dante's House, a new book by Richard Greene
- Lasso the Wind, a new book by George Elliot Clarke
- Once We Had A Country, a new book by Robert McGill
- Speed Readers CIBC Run for the Cure
- Professor Harvey's Department of English Yoga
- Work in Nineteeth-Century Studies Group (WINCS)
- U of T Eighteenth-Century Studies Group (ECSG)
- The GEA Website
- Linda Hutcheon receiving the Molson Prize
Denise Cruz has won an honourable mention for her book Transpacific Femininities: The Making of the Modern Filipina. The Department of English is delighted to congratulate Professor Denise Cruz on this achievement. The Association for Asian American Studies (AAAS) has awarded her book an honourable mention for Outstanding Book published in 2012 in Literary Criticism.
Will Robins is one of the recipients of this year's Faculty of Arts and Science Outstanding Teaching Awards.
The Department of English is delighted to congratulate Professor Will Robins on his win. This award recognizes his outstanding contributions in undergraduate classroom education, course design, curriculum, development and innovative teaching methods.
Toni Healey has been elected a Fellow of Medieval Academy of America.
The Department of English is delighted to congratulate Professor Toni Healey, the Cameron Chair in Old English, on becoming a Fellow.
News & Sessional Dates:
- Sunday, March 09, 2014.
- (Undergraduate) Last day to withdraw from S course.
- Friday, April 04, 2014.
- (Undergraduate) Last day of S and Y classes.
- Monday, April 07, 2014.
- (Undergraduate) April Study break.
- Wednesday, April 09, 2014.
- (Undergraduate) April Examination period (S and Y courses).
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- Friday, April 18, 2014.
- Good Friday.
In the Media:
- Dr. Adam Hammond, one of our PhDs, now a SSHRC Post-Doctoral Fellow at the University of Guelph, describes cruises as "a genuinely fun thing," in his article featured in the Globe & Mail
- Professor Mari Ruti has a fascinating new article on Happiness and Its Discontents in the Chronicle of Higher Education. See also letters written by Professors Emeriti Germaine Warkentin on the value of Book History and Patricia Brückmann on the new Pope in last Friday's Globe and Mail
- Professor David Taylor, winner of the John Charles Polanyi Prize, was featured in the Toronto Star.
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- Tuesday, March 11, 2014.
- Alumni Cafe: Origins of the First World War.
- Thursday, March 13, 2014.
- Backpack to Briefcase event for students and recent graduates.
- Monday, March 17, 2014.
- Research Papers from Harriet Newnes (PhD student, Lancaster) and Maria Christou (PhD student, Lancaster).
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- Tuesday, March 18, 2014.
- “Auden’s Geotheology”, talk by Professor Anthony Sharpe (Lancaster).
Carroll Atwater Bishop
The Jack McClelland Writer-in-Residence:
David Bezmozgis is the Department of English's Jack McClelland writer-in-residence for January to April 2014.
David will be conducting a non-credit creative writing seminar in the "S" term on Wednesdays, 6-8 pm. The course is by application and can accommodate no more than 15 students.
Those interested, please see the following link: http://www.english.utoronto.ca/facultystaff/wir.htm
- Congratulations to Dr. Siobhan O'Flynn whose SSHRC Insight Development Grant project is currently featured on the SSHRC homepage.
- Congratulations to Michael Prior, a student in the MA in English program, who has won the Magma Poetry Short Poem Award.
- Why you can and should write poetry an article featured in U of T News.
Read the Accolades page for news regarding our faculty.