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