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MACRW program mentor Lee Maracle has won the $10,000 Harbourfront Festival Prize for contributions to literature.
"Even in Toronto, my daughters are growing up being assessed according to the colour of their skin" Randy Boyagoda's Op-Ed in The Globe and Mail.
Announcing the release of… University of Toronto Quarterly Volume 81, Number 1, Winter 2012, The Future of Northrop Frye: Centennial Perspectives, Guest Editors: Germaine Warkentin and Linda Hutcheon Feb 14
Andrea Charise responds to Margaret Wente on OAS, Letters to the Editor, Globe and Mail, Feb 3
Cruelty & Laughter: new book by Simon Dickie explores the vicious underside of eighteenth-century culture. Read more about Cruelty & Laughter in FAS News (also posted through the U of T eBulletin under Research News).
Happy Birthday Charles Dickens! 07 February 2012: Enjoy reading an interview with Professor John Baird through the UofT eBulletin: http://www.utoronto.ca/ebulletin/12-02-07/bulletin-12-02-07.html (or direct link to read the article on-line): http://www.news.utoronto.ca/happy-birthday-charles-dickens
Prof. Marlene Goldman in UofT eBulletin: "Reframing the Story of Alzheimer's Disease," Dec 1
Prof. Paul Stevens, commenting on Milton's "Clotted Gore,"responds to an article by Neil Reynolds, 'The renunciation of theocratic force', Globe and Mail, Nov 15
Prof. Holger Syme on the authorship controversy: " How Shakespeare could write Shakespeare," in The Montreal Gazzette, Nov 1
Read about Professor Greig Henderson's views on the connection between literature and the law in the November issue of Leaside Life!
Anne Lancashire may be the first member of the Department since Marshall McLuhan to be listed in the Internet Movie Database (IMDb)! Check out her credit in a recently-released Star Wars documentary. You type her name into the search box, and up she pops, just like Harrison Ford or Alec Guinness.
"Ideas to Live by: A Conversation with Mari Ruti" by Tajja Isen and Philip Sayers in the Los Angeles Review of Books.
"Is this Toronto?" Randy Boyagoda authors an op-ed in response to horrific Monday's van attack in the New York Times.
Adam Hammond on "Why running a marathon is a terrible reason to travel" in The Globe and Mail.
Daniel Scott Tysdal's poem "A MAD Fold-In Poem" in Poetry.
"How a library card launched George Elliott Clarke's literary career" in CBC Atlantic.
English has revised its Undergraduate curriculum. Learn about new requirements and student feedback in The Varsity.
Toronto Star features Professor Karina Vernon's work in "In Praise of Black Voices"
Liza Blake's podcast on Early Modern Literature.
Professor Randy Boyagoda explains the impact of Canadian literary awards. Read more in The Globe and Mail.
Doyali Islam, UofT graduate and Canadian poet, discusses the poetry of stillness on CBC's Sunday Edition with Michael Enright