Department of English

University of Toronto

Welcome to the U of T Department of English

Congratulations to our SSHRC winners! Professors Simon Dickie, Jeannine DeLombard, Mary Nyquist, Lynne Magnusson and Robert McGill
Modernism: Keywords, a new book co-authored by Melba Cuddy-Keane
Literature and the Bible: A Reader, a new book co-edited by Mark Knight
Oxford Street, Accra: City Life and the Itineraries of Transnationalism, a new book by Ato Quayson
Critical Collaborations, a new book co-edited by Smaro Kamboureli
In Our Translated World, a new book edited by Chelva Kanaganayakam
Denotatively, Technically, Literally, a special issue co-edited by Cannon Schmitt
Cannon Schmitt
Constructing the Canon of Early Drama, a new book by Jeremy Lopez
The Library of the Sidneys of Penshurst Place circa 1665, a new book edited by Germaine Warkentin
Germaine Warkentin Book
Reading Class through Shakespeare, Donne and Milton, a new book by Chris Warley
The Stationers' Company and the Printers of London, a new book by Peter Blayney
Theatrical Liberalism, a new book by Andrea Most
From Little London to Little Bengal, a new book by Dan White
The Treacherous Imagination, a new book by Robert McGill
The Graduate Students beat the Faculty 24 to 9 and take back the trophy
Jackman Humanities Building: Home of the Department of English
Dante's House, a new book by Richard Greene
Once We Had A Country, a new book by Robert McGill
Speed Readers CIBC Run for the Cure
Professor Harvey's Department of English Yoga
Work in Nineteeth-Century Studies Group (WINCS)
U of T Eighteenth-Century Studies Group (ECSG)
The GEA Website
Linda Hutcheon receiving the Molson Prize


Duncan TA

The Department of English is delighted to congratulate Claire Duncan in winning the Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award for her terrific contribution to Elizabeth Harvey's ENG220Y1Y Shakespeare class.

Anthony TA

The Department of English is delighted to congratulate Anthony Oliveira in winning the Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award for his wonderful contribution to Chris Warley's ENG202Y1Y British Literature: Medieval to Romantic class.

Joel Rodgers 4 (2)

The Departments of English at St. George and Scarborough campus is delighted to congratulate Joel Rodgers in winning the Graduate Teaching Assistant Award.

News & Sessional Dates:

Tuesday, July 29, 2014.
Final Date to Cancel Summer S Course.
Tuesday, August 12, 2014.
Summer S and Y classes end.
Wednesday, August 13, 2014.
Final examination period for S or Y section code courses.
Monday, September 01, 2014.
Labour Day- University closed.
Monday, September 08, 2014.
Classes begin in F and Y section code courses.
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Our former chair, Brian Corman, is stepping down as Vice-Provost and Dean of Graduate Studies after an outstandingly successful term of five years.  We wish him well as he takes his well-earned administrative leave during 2014-15.

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Wednesday, July 30, 2014.
An Hour of Talk and Conversation with Caitlin Sweet.
Wednesday, October 01, 2014.
1 October 2014: Alexander Lecture by Professor Steven Connor.
Friday, October 03, 2014.
World War I and Literary History.
Tuesday, October 14, 2014.
WINCS event.
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