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Eva-Lynn Jagoe has been chosen as the winner of this year’s F.E.L. Priestley Prize

Professor  Eva-Lynn Jagoe has been chosen as the winner of 2018 F.E.L. Priestley Prize for the best essay published in the journal English Studies in Canada. Her essay, “Depersonalized Intimacy: The Cases of Sherry Turkle and Spike Jonze,” was deemed by … Continue reading

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Professor Ann Rigney, University of Utrecht, a Complit Alumna, has been awarded 2.5 million euros by the European Research Council for her project on The Cultural Memory of Protest in Europe. … ANN RIGNEY Prof. Ann Rigney is professor of Comparative Literature at … Continue reading

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Professor Sarah Dowling will be joining the Centre in January, 2019

Professor Sarah Dowling will be joining the Centre for Comparative Literature and Victoria College as Assistant Professor in January, 2019.  More info about Prof. Downling .

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Daniel Perry’s second book “Nobody Looks That Young Here”

Daniel Perry’s second book of short stories, Nobody Looks That Young Here, will be published on April 1 by Guernica Editions. Daniel completed his MA at the Centre in 2007.

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“The Prague School Today: Rethinking Performance in Contemporary Context” University of Toronto (March 23-24, 2018) Emmanuel College, Room 302 75 Queen’s Park Crescent, Toronto, Ontario, M5S 1K7 Organizer: Andrés Pérez-Simón (U of Cincinnati). Conference volunteers: Braxton Boyer, Anna Paliy and … Continue reading

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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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