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Unfixable Forms: Disability, Performance, and the Early Modern English Theater | a new book by Katherine Williams
The Cambridge Companion to Shakespeare and War | a new book edited by Paul Stevens and David Loewenstein
The Cambridge companion to Shakespeare and War
Word Problems | a new book by Ian Williams
Word Problems
Debt, Law, Realism: Nigerian Writers Imagine the State at Independence | a new book by Neil ten Kortenaar
Debt, Law, Realism
Epidemic Empire: Colonialism, Contagion, and Terror | a new book by Anjuli Fatima Raza Kolb
Epidemic Empire Raza Kolb
Blue-Skinned Gods | a forthcoming book by S.J. Sindu
Blue-Skinned Gods
Canticles II: (MMXIX) | a new book by George Elliott Clarke
Birds in Eighteenth-Century Literature | a new book edited by Anne Milne and Brycchan Carey
birds in 18th CE
Jane Austen: Writing, Society, Politics | a new book by Tom Keymer
Tom Keymer- Jane Austen 2020
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M. Goldman

Congratulations to Marlene Goldman on her election as Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada.

Alex Hernandez

Congratulations to Alex Hernandez on winning the 2021 FAS Outstanding Teaching Award.

P. Stevens

Congratulations to Paul Stevens on being elected 2022 Honored Scholar of the Milton Society of America.

Ian Williams

Congratulations to Ian Williams on winning the 2021 Raymond Souster Award for Word Problems.

Photo by The Canadian Press, Chris Young

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ESU round table

The English Students' Union executive for 2021-22 has created a new Welcome Video for first-year undergraduates. You can view the video here.

UTSG 2018 Undergraduate curriculum has been revised. Click here for more information.

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Linda Munk Scholarship

The scholarship is awarded based on exceptional academic merit to one full-time graduate student, preferably a Masters Student, in the University of Toronto's Department of English.  The annual value is $20,000.  For more information, click here.

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