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Congratulations to Thom Dancer on being awarded a Connaught New Researcher Fellowship to continue his work on George Orwell.
Congratulations to Jeremy Lopez on being appointed editor of Shakespeare Quarterly. He joins other Department members as editors of world-class journals -- Tom Keymer of RES, Ato Quayson of the Cambridge Journal of Postcolonial Inquiry, and Colin Hill of UTQ.
Congratulations to Professor Denise Cruz on winning a Faculty of Arts & Science Outstanding Teaching Award. This intensely competitive award recognizes excellence in undergraduate education with a focus on classroom instruction, course design, and curriculum development.
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Noor Naga, MA in Creative Writing graduate, wins 2017 RBC Bronwen Wallace Award
Congratulations to Noor Naga, MA in Creative Writing graduate, on wining the prestigious RBC Bronwen Wallace Award for Emerging Writers. The $10,000 Canadian Literary award is presented annually to a writer under 35 who has not yet published their first book. Noor won the award for collection of her poems “The Mistress and the Ping.”.
Congratulations to Andrea Charise on being awarded a Connaught New Researcher Fellowship, and the first University of Toronto Scarborough and Jackman Humanities Institute Digital Humanities Fellowship, 2017-18, for her project, "The Resemblage Project: Remixing Scarborough's Stories of Aging."
In the Media:
- Doyali Islam, UofT graduate and Canadian poet, discusses the poetry of stillness on CBC's Sunday Edition with Michael Enright
- Congratulations to Professor Quayson, who is the co-winner of the Urban History Association’s top award in the international category for books published in 2013-2014.
- Professor Emerita Rosemary Sullivan discusses her latest book, Stalin's Daughter with the Toronto Star.
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- Friday, September 08, 2017.
- Faculty-Grad Student Softball Game.
- Tuesday, September 19, 2017.
- Elizabeth Anker talk: South African Constitutionalism and the Architecture of the Nation.
- Thursday, September 28, 2017.
- Toronto Centre for the Book lecture series.
- Thursday, November 02, 2017.
- Toronto Centre for the Book lecture series - The Late Medieval Book of Hours and the Idea of the Literary.
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- Anne Lancashire may be the first member of the Department since Marshall McLuhan to be listed in the Internet Movie Database (IMDb)! Check out her credit in a recently-released Star Wars documentary. You type her name into the search box, and up she pops, just like Harrison Ford or Alec Guinness.
- Read about Professor Greig Henderson's views on the connection between literature and the law in the November issue of Leaside Life!
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