Department of English

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Mary Nyquist wins the Samuel Prize, Tim Harrison the Labriola Award

Event date: Tuesday, October 15, 2013, from 12:00 AM to 11:59 PM

Mary Nyquist has been awarded the Irene Samuel Memorial Prize for Milton and Questions of History: Essays by Canadians (UTP 2012). The book was co edited with Feisal Mohamed (Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) who graduated from our PhD program in 2003. The book includes essays by such great Toronto figures as A.S.P Woodhouse, Northrop Frye, Arthur Barker, Ernest Sirluck, and Hugh MacCallum, and by more recent Toronto scholars like Mary herself, Feisal, Paul Stevens, and Muhammad Sid-Ahmad. Congratulations, Mary.


Tim Harrison has won the Albert C. Labriola Award for best essay on Milton published by a graduate student. Tim’s award is for “Adamic Awakening and the Feeling of Being Alive in Paradise Lost” will appear in Milton Studies 54 (2012) and is related to his dissertation, Forms of Sentience in Early Modernity, supervised by Elizabeth Harvey. Congratulations, Tim.

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