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The Matter of Song in Early Modern England | a forthcoming book by Katherine Larson
Katherine Larson
Poetics of the Pillory: English Literature and Seditious Libel 1660-1820 | a forthcoming book by Thomas Keymer
Thomas Keymer
Man should rejoice, by Hugh MacLennan: A Critical Edition | a new book edited by Colin Hill
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Modernist Life Histories | a new book by Daniel Newman
Daniel Newman
The Black Prairie Archives: An Anthology | a forthcoming book by edited by Karina Vernon
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
Karen Weisman 2
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
Cheyrl Suzack
Reproduction | a new novel by Ian Williams; winner of 2019 Scotiabank Giller Prize
Ian Williams
Evie of the Deepthorn | a forthcoming novel by Andre Babyn
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
Audrey Jaffe


 Dana Seitler

Congratulations to Dana Seitler on winning The Ludwik and Estelle Jus Memorial Human Rights Prize.

Julie Mattison- Schallek Fellowship 2020- Final

Congratulations to Julie Mattison on winning the Medieval Academy of America's Schallek Fellowship.

Ian Williams

Congratulations to Ian Williams (PhD, 2005) on winning this years Scotiabank Gillars Prize for his novel Reproduction.

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Audrey Walton2

Congratulations to Audrey Walton on winning the 2019 John Charles Polyani Prize for Literature. 

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

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New Carol Shields' Prize for fiction by women writers worth $150,000. Read more in The Globe and Mail and The New York Times.

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English has revised its Undergraduate curriculum. Indigenous, postcolonial literature among new requirements.
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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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