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- The Matter of Song in Early Modern England | a forthcoming book by Katherine Larson
- Poetics of the Pillory: English Literature and Seditious Libel 1660-1820 | a forthcoming book by Thomas Keymer
- Man should rejoice, by Hugh MacLennan: A Critical Edition | a new book edited by Colin Hill
- Modernist Life Histories | a new book by Daniel Newman
- The Black Prairie Archives: An Anthology | a forthcoming book edited by Karina Vernon
- The Aesthetics of Senescence: Ageing, Population, and the Nineteenth-Century British Novel | a new book by Andrea Charise
- Singing in a Foreign Land: Anglo-Jewish Poetry, 1812-1847 | a new book by Karen A. Weisman
- Mathew Sergi awarded the Early Career Teaching Award for enhancing the student experience.
- Reproduction | a new novel by Ian Williams; winner of 2019 Scotiabank Giller Prize
- Fictions of Consent: Slavery, Servitude, and Free Service in Early Modern England | a forthcoming book by Urvashi Chakravarty
- 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
- Indigenous Women's Writing and the Cultural Study of Law | a new book by Cheryl Suzack
- Jane Austen: Writing, Society, Politics | a new book by Tom Keymer
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Congratulations to Dana Seitler on winning The Ludwik and Estelle Jus Memorial Human Rights Prize.
Congratulations to Julie Mattison on winning the Medieval Academy of America's Schallek Fellowship.
Congratulations to Ian Williams (PhD, 2005) on winning this years Scotiabank Giller Prize for his novel Reproduction.
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Congratulations to Maxwell Koyama for winning the 2019-20 Adam Penn Gilders Scholarship in Creative Writing. Click here for more information.
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has just launched a free online anthology of Canadian poems, short stories, and essays about the Vietnam War; available here
English has revised its Undergraduate curriculum.
Indigenous, postcolonial literature among new requirements.
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Listen to Professor Nick Mount's take on the humanities evolving instead of declining. More on CBC Radio.
Professor Katherine William's seminar on disability at Innis College creates a sense of community. More in UofT News.
André Babyn, English PhD student, releases his new novel "Evie of the Deepthorn". More information here.
Professor Marlene Goldman discusses sequel to "The Handmaid's Tale" on CTV News.
Anthony Oliviera of English talks about the sentencing of Bruce McArthur. More in CTV News
Daniel Scott Tysdal's poem received runner up Morton Poetry Prize.
"Randy Boyagoda's new novel is both deeply Catholic and Deeply funny" in The Walrus.
"U of T's Lost River" read about Professor Andrea Most's course Ecocriticism in the Faculty of Arts & Science News.
"Ideas to Live by: A Conversation with Mari Ruti" by Tajja Isen and Philip Sayers in the Los Angeles Review of Books.
"Smartphones and the abdication of parental responsibility" Read Ira Wells in the Globe & Mail.
Read English Professor Tom Keymer on 'How to be a great Journal Editor" in the Times Higher.
- Read the Accolades page for news regarding our faculty.
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