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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
Adam Hammond and our new course, The Digital Text, are featured in U of T News & e-Bulletin
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
Brittany Pladek received Prize for Best Graduate Student Essay from North American Society for the Study of Romanticism
George Elliott Clarke is one of 10 GG-winning authors asked to write a story about winter for the CBC
New Undergraduate English Course, COOK THE BOOKS (ENG434H1F with Prof. Andrea Most and Chef Joshna Maharaj) 'has students cooking up literature' at Hart House. ARTSCI News, Oct 18
Rosemary Sullivan's Molito included in 'the best of this fall's new children's books,' Globe and Mail, Sept 23
Reasoning Together: The Native Critics Collective, co-written by Daniel Justice, Cheryl Suzack, and 10 others, voted one of 10 most influential books by NAISA
Tom Keymer was elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada. Prof. Keymer was included in the university's record number of Royal Society Inductees - eBulletin 11/09/15.
John Baird's lecture on and reading from Dickens’ Great Expectations at the Park Branch of the Toronto Public Library, has been made available as a terrific podcast. It is available at http://www.torontoreviewofbooks.com/category/podcast/
Placement News: Emily Simmons was appointed to a one-year Visiting Assistant Professorship at Concordia University in Montreal.
Placement News: Yuri Cowan was appointed to a tenure-track position at the rank of Associate Professor at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU).
Congratulations to Nancy Kang who was appointed to a tenure-track position at the University of Baltimore.
Placement News: Cynthia Quarrie was appointed to a three-year CLTA and John Corrigan was awarded a Fox Center Post-doctoral Fellowship.
Prof. Paul Stevens is honoured with Guggenheim Fellowship!
Randy McLeod has also been promoted to the rank of Full Professor effective 1 December 2011.
Marlene Goldman has been appointed to the rank of full professor.
Daniel Karasik, 4th year English Major has won the Grand Prize in the CBC short story contest.
Alpen Razi has been granted a fellowship by the American Antiquarian Society
Congratulations: Piers Brown has been appointed to a tenure-track position at West Virginia University and Alice Ridout has been appointed to a second CLTA at Algoma University in Sault Ste Marie.
Michael Donnelly was elected to University of Toronto Governing Council as the student representative, Constituency I Congratulations Michael!
Sad News - death of Prof. Jean Jay Macpherson
Placement news: Emily Butler has been appointed to a tenure-track position at John Carroll University in Ohio and Geoff Hamilton has been appointed to a second CLTA at York University in Toronto.
Andrea Charise received the Lore Metzger Prize for the best paper presented by graduate student at the 2011 International Conference on Romanticism
Emma Gorst, Adam Hammond, and Kailin Wright have been awarded SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellowships
Sarah Copland has been appointed to a tenure-track position in British Modernism at Grant MacEwan University, Edmonton
Greg Mackie has been appointed to a tenure-track position at the UBC (Jan 25'12)
Alysia Kolentsis has been appointed to a tenure-track position at St Jerome's College (Jan 12'12)
Christian Campbell chosen for annual Derek Walcott Lecture as part of St. Lucia’s Nobel Laureate Week, Jan 24.
English Alumni Samara Walbohm and Joanne Saul have become an internet sensation with "The Joy of Books"
Death of Emeritus Professor Josef Škvorecký, UTM
Andrea Most has been awarded a year-long Jackman Humanities Institute Research Fellowship
English Alumnus, Dani Reiss (Canada Goose Inc), is named Canada’s Top Entrepreneur (Nov 29 e-Bulletin)
Nick Mount debates Should CanLit be more Canadian? on CBC Radio Q
Vanier award winner, Joanne Leow, is celebrated at a reception Nov 15
Paul Sander Langeslag to receive teaching award
Linda Hutcheon is awarded 2011 Jim Welsh Prize
Six from English named finalists of GG Literary Awards
Paul Stevens has just been awarded the Montaigne Prize by the Canadian Society for Renaissance Studies (CSRS)
Amelia De Falco awarded a Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship
Seyward Goodhand has just been made a finalist for the McClelland-Stewart Journey Prize.
Carol Percy was awarded a prestigious OCUFA Outstanding Teaching Award
Uzoma Esonwanne has been awarded a SSHRC Insight Development grant
Siobhan O'Flynn has been awarded a two-year SSHRC Insight Development Grant