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Professor Barbara Havercroft has been chosen as the International Visiting Fellow for 2015/16 at the Society for French Studies, the oldest and largest association in the UK and Ireland, actively representing the interests of scholars and students of French in Higher … Continue reading
Professor Atsuko Sakaki has published her new book The Rhetoric of Photography in Modern Japanese Literature. Brill’s Japanese Studies Library, October 2015.
Lauren Lydic, co-editor. “Le silence et la parole au lendemain des guerres yougoslaves.” Limoges: Presses Universitaires de Limoges, 2015.
Professor Pia Kleber, has been named to the Officer’s Cross of the Order of Merit of Germany, that country’s highest honour.
Andrés Pérez Simón (PhD 2010) has just published Drama, Literatura, Filosofía: Itinerarios del realismo y el modernismo europeos with Editorial Fundamentos in Spain.
Catherine Schwartz (PhD 6) was awarded a Doctoral Fellowship, tenable at the Jackman Humanities Institute, 2015-16, for her project “Barometric Books: The Atmospheres of Nineteenth-Century English and French Novels.”
Aphrodite Gardner received the Dean’s Distinguished Long Service Award as an acknowledgement of her dedication and excellence as the business officer at the Centre for Comparative Literature.
Lauren Beard and Antonio Viselli have edited a special issue of University of Toronto Quarterly (83.3) entitled “(An)aesthetic of Absence/Une esthétique de l’absence,” featuring papers from the 2012 Comparative Literature graduate student conference.
Jonathan Allan (PhD 2012) has been appointed a Tier II Canada Research Chair in Queer Theory at Brandon University.
The University of Toronto Bulletin has run an interview with Rita Leistner (MA 1990) about her career as a photojournalist and war correspondent.