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J. Edward Chamberlin’s new book
The Centre is proud to announce a new book by J. Edward Chamberlin, on of our Centre’s own faculty. It’s been called “the best book on narrative theory of the 21st century!” Storylines: How Words Shape Our World a book by … Continue reading
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From Plato to Hulk Hogan: Researcher tells the surprising tale of wrestling.
Canadian excellence, global recognition: Canada’s 2022 winners of major international research awards From Plato to Hulk Hogan: Researcher tells the surprising tale of wrestling There’s more to wrestling than meets the eye, and University of Toronto researcher John Zilcosky is … Continue reading
A theatre performance presented by the Centre for Comparative Literature. Please click here to view Published in 1832, her first novel, Indiana, scandalized readers across the Atlantic. Adapted to the stage in English, it transport viewers to a theatre of … Continue reading
Preserving history through dissident literature — Ann Komaromi explores Russia’s underground publishing network March 9, 2023 by Sean McNeely – A&S News While the world continues to watch the war in Ukraine and witnesses the exchange of bombs and gunfire, Ann Komaromi is … Continue reading
Unlovable: The Centre for Comparative Literature’s 31st Annual Conference
Unlovable: The Centre for Comparative Literature’s 31st Annual Conference March 24 & 25, 2023 | full schedule at unlovabletoronto.org Keynote: Alexander García Düttmann (Universität der Kunste, Berlin) “Does Truth Make Lovers Unlovable?” Friday, March 24, 3:00 – 5:00 pm Alumni … Continue reading
Eva Kushner (1929 – 2023)
In Memoriam: Eva Kushner (1929 – 2023) February 8, 2023 It is with great sadness that the Centre for Comparative Literature shares the news that Professor Eva Kushner, former director of the Centre, and Professor of Comparative Literature, passed away … Continue reading
Aaron Jingyi Chen Memorial Award
Inspired by his generous, gentle, and loving heart, Aaron Chen’s parents and friends hope to honor his memories and wishes by establishing a memorial award at the University of Toronto to support students who have endured similarly severe health challenges … Continue reading
Professor Martin Revermann’s Humboldt Prize
Professor Martin Revermann has been awarded the Humboldt Prize by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation for his work. Professor Martin Revermann Awarded Prestigious Humboldt Research Prize Tuesday, November 15, 2022 – 11:32 Tanya Rohrmoser firstname.lastname@example.org Award-winning Classicist looks toward a … Continue reading
Ami Xherro, our Centre PhD student has received the Canada Council for the Arts – 2022 Research and Creation Grant.
Professor John Zilcosky has been awarded the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship.
Professor John Zilcosky has been awarded the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship. The John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation offers fellowships to exceptional individuals in pursuit of scholarship in any field of knowledge and creation in any art form, under … Continue reading