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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 by 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.
- Indigenous Women's Writing and the Cultural Study of Law | a new book by Cheryl Suzack
- Reproduction | a new novel by Ian Williams; winner of 2019 Scotiabank Giller Prize
- Evie of the Deepthorn | a forthcoming novel by 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
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 Gillars Prize for his novel Reproduction.
Photo by The Canadian Press, Chris Young
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Congratulations to Audrey Walton on winning the 2019 John Charles Polyani Prize for Literature.
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English has revised its Undergraduate curriculum.
Indigenous, postcolonial literature among new requirements.
In the Media:
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- Thursday, February 27, 2020.
- WINCS- "Victorian Aestheticism and Erotic Negativity" Presentation.
- Tuesday, March 03, 2020.
- So You Want to be an English Major? Panel and Reception.
- Tuesday, March 03, 2020.
- WINCS- "Bookmaking: Reading and Writing Books in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction" Presentation.
- Wednesday, March 11, 2020.
- Mapping Sex Across the Globe.
- Saturday, March 21, 2020.
- The Politics of Presence: Beyond Words.
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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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