Department of English

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Annabel Patterson

Annabel Patterson has been granted an honorary degree by the University of Toronto.
The Department of English is delighted to congratulate former colleague and now Sterling Professor of English Emeritus at Yale.

Denise Cruz

Denise Cruz has won an honourable mention for her book Transpacific Femininities: The Making of the Modern Filipina. The Department of English is delighted to congratulate Professor Denise Cruz on this achievement.  The Association for Asian American Studies (AAAS) has awarded her book an honourable mention for Outstanding Book published in 2012 in Literary Criticism.


Will Robins is one of the recipients of this year's Faculty of Arts and Science Outstanding Teaching Awards.
The Department of English is delighted to congratulate Professor Will Robins on his win.  This award recognizes his outstanding contributions in undergraduate classroom education, course design, curriculum, development and innovative teaching methods.

News & Sessional Dates:

Friday, April 18, 2014.
Good Friday - University Offices Closed.
Monday, April 21, 2014.
Easter Monday - University Offices OPEN.
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Thursday, May 01, 2014.
Digital Medieval Studies: Omeka Workshop.
Friday, May 02, 2014.
Toronto Old English Colloquium.
Friday, May 02, 2014.
Toronto Old English Colloquium.
Friday, May 09, 2014.
Canadian Milton Seminar IX.
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The Jack McClelland Writer-in-Residence:

David Bezmozgis is the Department of English's Jack McClelland writer-in-residence for January to April 2014.

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