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Rosemary Sullivan, U of T professor emerita of English has received the Hilary Weston Writers' Trust Prize for Nonfiction.

 Will Robins 2

The Department of English is delighted to congratulate Professor Will Robins who will be the 13th President of Victoria University. 

 Brian Corman

The Department of English is delighted to congratulate Professor Brian Corman who has won the 2015  Faculty Award.


Tom Keymer 

The Department of English is delighted to congratulate Professor Thomas Keymer who has been appointed University Professor, the highest honour that the University accords to its faculty.

News & Sessional Dates:

Tuesday, December 08, 2015.
classes end in F and Y courses; term work in F courses must be submitted unless an earlier date has been stipulated.
Wednesday, December 09, 2015.
last day to request June 2016 graduation.
Thursday, December 10, 2015.
Study Break.
Friday, December 11, 2015.
examination period: final examinations in F courses; term tests in Y courses.
Wednesday, December 23, 2015.
winter holidays for students; University closed December 23 to January 3.
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In Memoriam Professor Chelva Kanaganayakam

To Make a Difference: A Memorial Tribute to Chelva Kanaganayakam
University of Toronto Quarterly - Volume 84, Issue 4, Fall 2015
This special issue, edited by Prasad Bidaye and Victor Li, is a Gedenkschrift, a memorial issue in honour of the late Chelva Kanaganayakam, a professor in the Department of English at the University of Toronto and an influential scholar and teacher of postcolonial and South Asian literatures, with contributions by his colleagues, students, and friends.

In Memoriam Professor Phyllis Grosskurth

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Monday, February 08, 2016.
Toronto 18th-Century Group Schedule - Alex Hernandez.
Tuesday, February 23, 2016.
WINCS Event | "Wordsworth's Scattered Minds".
Thursday, March 10, 2016.
WINCS Event | "Hating Books".
Monday, March 21, 2016.
Creative Writing Gala.
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