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Indigenous Women's Writing and the Cultural Study of Law | a new book by Cheryl Suzack
Dr. Cheryl Suzack

Reader in Comedy: An Anthology of Theory and Criticism | 
a new book by
Alan Ackerman and Magda Romanska
Arthur Golding’s Morall Fabletalke and Other Renaissance Fable Translations | a new book edited by Liza Blake
Natures in Translation | a new book by Alan Bewell
Devouring Time: Nostalgia in Contemporary Shakespearean Screen Adaptations | a forthcoming book by Philippa Sheppard
Philipa Sheppard (forthcoming book)
Prescription and Tradition in Language: Establishing Standards across Time and Space  a new book co-edited by Carol Percy
The Victorian Novel Dreams of the Real: Conventions and Ideology a new book by Audrey Jaffe
Richard John Neuhaus: A Life in the Public Square a new book by Randy Boyagoda
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Primal Testament a new book by Ian Lancashire
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Canticles 1 a new book by George Elliott Clarke
Civic London to 1558 (3 volume set) a new book edited by Anne Lancashire
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Hobbes, Sovereignty, and Early American Literature a new book by Paul Downes
Creating Legal Worlds a new book by Greig Henderson
Lucretius and Modernity: Epicurean Encounters Across Time and Disciplines a new book edited by Liza Blake
CIBC Speed Readers Run for the Cure
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Stalin's Daughter a new book by Rosemary Sullivan
Those Who Write for Immortality a new book by Heather Jackson
Re-Reading Mary Wroth a new book co-edited by Katie Larson
The Graduate Students beat the Faculty by a small but significant margain
Jackman Humanities Building: Home of the Department of English
Work in Nineteeth-Century Studies Group (WINCS)
Toronto Eighteenth-Century Group (TECG)
The GEA Website
Memory Serves A new book edited, with an Afterword, by Smaro Kamboureli

 For planning purposes, please note that the Department of English will be closed today (i.e. May 19, 2017) at 2:45 p.m. We apologize for any inconvenience. Enjoy the long weekend!


Thom Dancer

Congratulations to Thom Dancer on being awarded a Connaught New Researcher Fellowship to continue his work on George Orwell.

Lopez Profile

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 Terry Robinson on winning both the Annibel Jenkins Prize for the Best Article in Performance and Theatre Studies and the Percy G. Adams Prize for the Best Article on an Eighteenth-Century Subject for her article "Becoming Somebody: Refashioning the Body Politic in Mary Robinson's Nobody," Studies in Romanticism 55 (Summer 2016): 143-184.

      Katie Larson    


Congratulations to Katie Larson on being appointed the new Chair of English at the University of Toronto at Scarborough (UTSC). She succeeds Christine Bolus-Reichert as the second Chair of English in the UTSC department’s history. Outstanding news.



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Professor Denise Cruz | Faculty of Arts & Science Outstanding Teaching Award

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.


    Congratulations to Noa Reich on winning the North American Victorian Studies Association award for the Best Graduate Student Paper presented at the annual conference in 2016 for the essay, “Speculation, Mortmain, and the Subjects of Middlemarch.” Congratulations also to her supervisor, Audrey Jaffe.

      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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    Wednesday, May 31, 2017.
    2017 Spring Reunion.

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