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The Matter of Song in Early Modern England | a forthcoming book by Katherine Larson
K. Larson - Matter of Song book
Poetics of the Pillory: English Literature and Seditious Libel 1660-1820 | a forthcoming book by Thomas Keymer
Thomas Keymer - Poetics of the Pillory
The Cambridge Companion to Shakespeare's Language | a forthcoming book edited by Lynne Magnusson (with David Schalkwyk)
Man should rejoice, by Hugh MacLennan: A Critical Edition | a new book edited by Colin Hill
Man Should Rejoice
Best wishes to Greig Henderson on his retirement. 
G. Henderson retirement party
Modernist Life Histories | a new book by Daniel Newman
D. Newman New Book
The Black Prairie Archives: An Anthology | a forthcoming book by edited by Karina Vernon
The Black Prairie Archives
An Anthology of Canadian Literature in English | a new book by edited by Donna Bennett and Russell Brown 
Anthology of Can Lit
Singing in a Foreign Land: Anglo-Jewish Poetry, 1812-1847 | a new book by Karen A. Weisman
Singing in a Foreign Land K. W
Distillations: Theory, Ethics, Affect | a forthcoming book by Mari Ruti
distillations M. Ruti
Bad Logic: Reasoning about Desire in the Victorian Novel | a new book by Daniel Wright
Bad Reasoning
Forgotten| a new book by Marlene Goldman
M. Goldman Forgotten
CIBC Speed Readers Run for the Cure
CIBC run for cure 2018
The Essential John Reibetanz | a new book by John Reibetanz and Jeffery Donaldson
John's book
War is Here: The Vietnam War and Canadian Literature| a new book by Robert McGill
War is here
Inspired by Northrop Frye, Apala travels halfway around world to study English at U of T
Apala Das

Indigenous Women's Writing and the Cultural Study of Law | a new book by Cheryl Suzack
Dr. Cheryl Suzack
Jackman Humanities Building: Home of the Department of English
Work in Nineteeth-Century Studies Group (WINCS)
Toronto Eighteenth-Century Group (TECG)
The GEA Website
GEA website
Wild Child: Intensive Parenting and Posthumanist Ethics | a new book by Naomi Morgenstern
Wild Child N. Morgenstern



Christina Turner


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



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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 Al Moritz on being appointed Poet Laureate of Toronto.


Congratulations to Nancy Kang (African-American, 2007, Hutcheon) on winning the Canada Research Chair (II) in Women and Gender Studies at the University of Manitoba.

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Congratulations to Matt Sergi on winning the University’s intensely competitive Early Career Teaching Award.

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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Tuesday, November 12, 2019.
Mental health workshop for faculty, staff, & graduate students: Identify, Assist, Refer (IAR).
Wednesday, November 13, 2019.
SGS Info Session: Applying to Grad School 3.
Wednesday, November 13, 2019.
Murder on the Middle Passage: The Trial of Captain Kimber, 1792.
Tuesday, November 19, 2019.
WINCS: Jonathan Mulrooney Presentation "Romanticism and Open Reading".
Thursday, November 21, 2019.
SGS Info Session: Applying to Grad School 4.

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