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COL1000H | 2017-2018

COL 1000H FACULTY SEMINAR: THE BASIS FOR COMPARISON Coordinator: U. Esonwanne Time: Fall term, Fridays, 1-3 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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crosslisting courses

DEPARTMENT OF ART FAH1411H Art and Analogy/M. Cheetham FAH1464H The Recalcitrant Icon/K. Jain FAH1476H Surrealism Art/E. Legge FAH2028H Art and the Philosophy of Time/SJ. Kim CINEMA STUDIES INSTITUTE CIN1100H The Textual Object/C. Columpar CIN1005H Special Studies in Cinema: Postcoloniality and … Continue reading

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Honours: Ann Komaromi, AATSEEL Best Book Award

Professor Ann Komaromi’s recent book, Uncensored: Samizdat Novels and the Quest for Autonomy in Soviet Dissidence (Northwestern UP, 2015), has been selected as the winner of the 2016 American Association of Teachers of Slavic and East European Languages Prize for Best Book in Literary/Cultural … Continue reading

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Honour: Linda Hutcheon, 2016 Lorne Pierce Medal

Congratulations to Professor Linda Hutcheon, whose career and contributions to Canadian literature and literary criticism  have been recognized by the Royal Society of Canada with the 2016 Lorne Pierce Medal, which is awarded biennially for an “achievement in critical or imaginative … Continue reading

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Congratulations: Antonio Viselli, University of Canterbury (NZ)

Congratulations to Antonio Viselli (PhD 2013) who has taken up a position as Lecturer of French at the University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand.

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New Book: John Zilcosky, Uncanny Encounters (February 2016)

John Zilcosky’s new book, Uncanny Encounters: Literature, Psychoanalysis, and the End of Alterity, has been published by Northwestern University Press. Professor Zilcosky discusses the project with U of T News. Around 1900, when the last blank spaces on their maps were … Continue reading

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New Book: Educating the Imagination (Ed. Bewell, Kortenaar, and Warkentin)

Educating the Imagination: Northrop Frye, Past, Present, and Future, edited by Alan Bewell, Neil ten Kortenaar, and Germaine Warkentin has been published by McGill-Queens UP. This collection emerged from the 2012 centenary conference organized by the Centre for Comparative Literature and the … Continue reading

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New Book: Jonathan Allan, Reading from Behind (March 2016)

Jonathan Allan’s new book, Reading from Behind: A Cultural Analysis of the Anus, will be released from U. Regina Press on March 4. Professor Allan is Canada Research Chair in Queer Theory and Associate Professor in Gender and Women’s Studies and English … Continue reading

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New Book: Daniel Perry, Hamburger (May 2016)

Daniel Perry’s newest book of short stories, Hamburger, will be published by Thistledown Press in May 2016. Daniel completed his MA at the Centre in 2007.

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Award: John Zilcosky, Sports: Allure and Ethics (SSHRC)

Congratulations to Professor John Zilcosky, who has won a SSHRC Connection Grant for the upcoming 9th Annual Toronto German Studies Symposium, entitled “Sports: Allure and Ethics”.

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