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David Francis Taylor has been awarded the John Charles Polanyi Prize
in Literature for 2013.
The Department of English is delighted to congratulate Professor David Taylor for a highly prestigious award. Prof. Taylor is the 3rd member along with Prof. Andrea Most and Prof. Katie Larson to win in the last few years.
Simon Dickie has been awarded the 12-month
residential Fellowship at the Jackman Humanities Centre for 2014-15.
The Department of English is delighted to congratulate Professor Simon Dickie on winning for his topic, "Serious Word Play: Eighteenth- Century Literature and the Mysteries of Style."
Katie Larson has been awarded the 12-month residential Fellowship at the Jackman Humanities Centre for 2014-15.
The Department of English is delighted to congratulate Professor Katie Larson on winning for her topic, "The Ludic Function of Song in Early Modern England."
News & Sessional Dates:
- Monday, December 23, 2013:
- (University Wide) Winter holidays:
- Monday, January 06, 2014:
- First day of classes for S course/Y courses resume:
- Sunday, January 12, 2014:
- (Undergraduate) Waiting lists for S section code courses turned off at end of day:
- Sunday, January 19, 2014:
- (Undergraduate) Last day to enrol in S courses using the SWS:
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- Monday, February 17, 2014:
- (Undergraduate) Last day to drop Y courses/Family Day:
The Department of English is now on Facebook and Twitter
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In the Media:
- Professor David Taylor, winner of the John Charles Polanyi Prize, was featured in the Toronto Star.
- Professor Emeritus Rosemary Sullivan received the Order of Canada. To watch the ceremony please click here.
- Professor Emeritus Heather Jackson, on CBC Radio's Spark, discussing the History of Marginalia.
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- Friday, December 13, 2013:
- Holiday Party:
- Thursday, January 30, 2014:
- "Re-collection's Intranquility":
- Friday, January 31, 2014:
- WINCS session with Professor Michael Gamer:
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- Thursday, February 27, 2014:
- WINCS session with Professor Danny Wright:
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 Liz Harmer, currently enrolled in the MA Program in English in the Field of Creative Writing, for winning the prize in Creative Non Fiction from the Malahat Review.
- Congratulations to Micheal Prior, currently enrolled in the MA Program in English in the Field of Creative Writing, for winning the Vallum Award for Poetry 2013:
Read the Accolades page for news regarding our faculty.