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.
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."
Jonathan Allan (PhD 2012) has been appointed a Tier II Canada Research Chair in Queer Theory at Brandon University.
Nadia Bozak (PhD 2008) has published El Niño (Anansi 2014), the second in a trilogy of novels. She is also the author of The Cinematic Footprint: Lights, Camera, Natural Resources (Rutgers 2011). She currently teaches Creative Writing at Carleton University.
Jeanne Mathieu-Lessard (PhD) was awarded a Doctoral Fellowship, tenable at the Jackman Humanities Institute, 2014-15.
Sylwia Chrostowska (PhD 2007) has won a Humboldt Fellowship for 2014-2016 for her project "Nostalgia: Culture, Critique, Capital.
Professor John Ricco's book The Decision Between Us | Art and Ethics in the Time of Scenes has been published by University of Chicago Press, March 2014.
Professor Mary Nyquist has been awarded the Irene Samuel Memorial Prize for Milton and Questions of History: Essays by Canadians (UTP 2012).
Professor John Zilcosky won a twelve-month National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) fellowship for his project, “The Concept of the ‘Uncanny’ in 20th-Century Austro-German Thought” (2013-2014).
Keavy Martin (PhD 2009) won the Gabrielle Roy Prize for the best book on Canadian Literature in English for her book on Inuit literary traditions Stories in a New Skin (Manitoba, 2012).
Julija Šukys (PhD 2001) has just published Epistolophilia: Writing the Life of Ona Simaite with University of Nebraska Press.
University of Alberta Press has published Recognition and Modes of Knowledge: Anagnorisis from Antiquity to Contemporary Theory edited by Teresa Russo, a collection of articles arising from the Comparative Literature graduate student conference of 2008.
Nizar F. Hermes (PhD 2009) published The [European] Other in Medieval Arabic Literature and Culture: Ninth-Twelfth Century AD with Palgrave in 2012
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