Department of English

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Singing in a Foreign Land: Anglo-Jewish Poetry, 1812-1847 | a new book by Karen A. Weisman
Singing in a Foreign Land K. W
Discoveries on the Early Modern Stage: Contexts and Conventions | a new book by Leslie Thomson
L. Thomson _ New Book
Distillations: Theory, Ethics, Affect | a forthcoming book by Mari Ruti
distillations M. Ruti
REED: Berkshire, ed. Alexandra F. Johnston, Launched!
REED becshire
Bad Logic: Reasoning about Desire in the Victorian Novel | a new book by Daniel Wright
Bad Reasoning
The Digby Play of Mary Magdalene | a new book by Chester N. Scoville
The Digby Play of Mary
Becca Fair and Foul | a new book by Deirdre Baker
Becca Fair & Foul
A special lecture organized by Professor Alex Hernandez for his course Austen and Her Contemporaries.
J. A Dance
Forgotten| a new book by Marlene Goldman
M. Goldman Forgotten
CIBC Speed Readers Run for the Cure
CIBC run for cure 2018
The Essential John Reibetanz | a new book by John Reibetanz and Jeffery Donaldson
John's book
War is Here: The Vietnam War and Canadian Literature| a new book by Robert McGill
War is here
Inspired by Northrop Frye, Apala travels halfway around world to study English at U of T
Apala Das

Stage and Picture in the English Renaissance | a new book by John Astington
J. Astington (stage & Pic)
A team building retreat for the Department's admin group.
Team Retreat 2018
Prose Fiction in English from the Origins of Print to 1750 | a new book edited by Thomas Keymer
T. K fiction book
Elizabeth Bishop at Work | a new book by Eleanor Cook
Eleanor Cook (Elizabeth)
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
Natures in Translation | a new book by Alan Bewell
Jackman Humanities Building: Home of the Department of English
Work in Nineteeth-Century Studies Group (WINCS)
Toronto Eighteenth-Century Group (TECG)
The GEA Website
GEA website
Wild Child: Intensive Parenting and Posthumanist Ethics | a new book by Naomi Morgenstern
Wild Child N. Morgenstern

NOTICE: The Departmental offices will close early tomorrow, December 11th at 11:00 a.m. and will reopen on Wednesday, December 12th at 8:45 a.m.

HOLIDAY CLOSURE: The Department of English will be closed from Saturday, 22 December 2018 to Sunday, 6 January 2019, inclusive for the winter holidays.


C. Schmitt

Congratulations to Cannon Schmitt on being awarded President's Award by the North American Victorian Studies Association. 


Terry J.

Congratulations to Terry Robinson on winning the 2018 Ted Cohen Prize from the American Society for Aesthetics (ASA) for her essay "Eighteenth-Century Connoisseurship and the Female Body,” published in Oxford Handbooks Online. Oxford UP. Web. 10 May 2017.


K. Larson

Congratulations to Katie Larson on being elected a fellow of the Royal Society of Canada's College of New Scholars.  


M. Goldman

Congratulations to Marlene Goldman on being awarded the Canadian National Institute for the Blind's Barbara Tuck-MacPhee Award

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S. Henstra- book

Congratulations to English alumna Sarah Henstra on being awarded Governor General's fiction prize for The Red Word
UTSG 2018 Undergraduate curriculum has been revised. Click here for more information.
English 102H1S: Literature and the Sciences
Do you like science fiction? Ever wonder what science fiction novels, stories and movies tell us about ourselves, future and the trajectory of technology? Then this course is for you.
Congratulations to MA in Creative Writing Program mentor Lee Maracle on being awarded $10,000 Harbourfront Festival Prize for contributions to literature.
Congratulations to Adrienne Todd on being awarded 2018-19 Toronto Arts Council Writer's grant
A. Todd 


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English has revised its Undergraduate curriculum. Indigenous, postcolonial literature among new requirements. Read more in The Varsity. 

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Tuesday, January 15, 2019.
Early Modern Interdisciplinary Graduate Forum (EMIGF).
Tuesday, January 22, 2019.
Writer-in-Residence Reading.
Tuesday, February 05, 2019.
Early Modern Interdisciplinary Graduate Forum (EMIGF).
Thursday, February 07, 2019.
The Philosopher As Tourist.

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