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Professor John Zilcosky has been elected the recipient of a Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel Research Award

Professor John Zilcosky  has been elected the recipient of a Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel Research Award. The Bessel award is conferred in recognition of lifetime achievements in research. It is awarded to mid-career scholars (up to 18 years after the PhD … Continue reading

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Eva Kushner’s newly appeared volume of L’Époque de la Renaissance

Tome II: La nouvelle culture (1480–520) sous direction de Eva Kushner, University of Toronto. La nouvelle culture (1480-1520) vient compléter la sous-série Renaissance de l’ « Histoire comparée des littératures de langues européennes », ce qui ne nuit en rien à sa vocation unique; … Continue reading

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COL1000H in 2017-2018

COL 1000H FACULTY SEMINAR: THE BASIS FOR COMPARISON Coordinator: U. Esonwanne Time: Fall term, Fridays, 1-4 COL1000H is a general introduction to Comparative Literature, to contemporary theory, and to criticism. Its purpose is to offer all incoming MA and PhD students with some … Continue reading

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Fellowship: John Ricco, JHI

Professor John Ricco will be a fellow at the Jackman Humanities Institute in 2015-16, where he will be working on a project called “The Collective Afterlife of Things.”

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2016-2017 course descriptions

COL 1000H FACULTY SEMINAR: THE BASIS FOR COMPARISON Coordinator: U. Esonwanne Time: Fall term, Fridays, 2-4 This course is a general introduction to the field of comparative literature, to contemporary theory, and to modern approaches to literary texts. It involves the … Continue reading

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COL 1000H 2013-2014

2013-2014 COL 1000H/F The Basis for Comparison Professor Victor Li Mondays, 10:00–12:30 Office: Room 828, Jackman Humanities Building, 170 St. George Office hours: Mondays 2:30-4:00 p.m. or by appointment Office phone: 416-946-0824 Evaluation Class Participation …………………………………………………………………10% (includes attendance) Weekly response … Continue reading

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Field Paper, Exam, and Thesis Proposal

Field Paper, Exam, and Thesis Proposal   After the completion of coursework, the next step is the Field Paper and Exam, intended to prepare you to write the thesis. It has three components: 1. A 5-7-page Field Proposal including a … Continue reading

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Core Program 2015-2016

CORE PROGRAM 2015-2016 FALL COL1000H Faculty Seminar/ Komaromi COL 5032H Feminist Approaches to Medieval Literature/Ross COL 5033H Visual Portraitures in Contemporary Autobiographical Narratives/ LeBlanc COL 5062H Semiotics of Drama, Theatre and Cinema/ Ambros COL5103H The Brechtian Legacy: Sign, Gestus and … Continue reading

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Call for Proposal Deadline: “Attending Early Modern Women” Conference

CFP for Attending to Early Modern Women, June 18-20, 2015, Milwaukee Wisconsin. The conference theme is ‘It’s About Time’, and the sub-themes are: taxonomies of time, commemorations, temporalities, and pedagogies. Workshop proposals are welcome that address questions such as: Can … Continue reading

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Survival, 25th annual conference of the Centre for Comparative Literature at the University of Toronto

Survival: Welcome Welcome to the webpage of Survival, the University of Toronto’s 25th annual graduate conference. Conference information and information about the city of Toronto will be posted shortly. In the meantime, we invite you to read our call for … Continue reading

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