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Eva-Lynn Jagoe’s “The Finca”: republished in Best Canadian Essays 2021

Eva-Lynn Jagoe’s “The Finca“: republished in Best Canadian Essays 2021 Eva-Lynn Jagoe’s “The Finca,” originally published in The New Quarterly, was awarded Honourable Mention in the National Magazine Awards, and chosen as one of the Best Canadian Essays 2021 (Biblioasis). Read more here

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Denise Ferreira da Silva’s Lecture Friday, February 11, from 3-5 on Zoom

Denise Ferreira da Silva’s Lecture: Unpayable Debt: A black feminist reading of the scenes of value February 11, from 3-5 on Zoom https://utoronto.zoom.us/j/81559765873

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Conrad James

Conrad James Professor of Comparative Literature and Caribbean Studies Affiliation: Fellow, Victoria College PhD (Cambridge) Contact Information Email: conrad.james@utoronto.ca Office: Bader Theatre, Room 318 Biography Professor James’s research focuses on Spanish Caribbean literature and visual culture and Afro-Hispanic cultural production. … Continue reading

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Irina Sadovina (PhD 2018), has been awarded the Australasian Association of Writing Programs Translation Prize.

Irina Sadovina (PhD 2018), has been awarded the Australasian Association of Writing Programs Translation Prize.  2021 Winner: ‘White Moss’ by Irina Sadovina Judge’s Report: The fragment from Russian to English chosen is the opening of White Moss, a novel by Anna … Continue reading

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Irene Marques, our Comparative Literature graduate has recently published her novel Daria , which will be officially launched on Aug 31. Publication info: Daria – Irene Marques – Inanna Publications “Brilliant and captivating, the novel Daria provides a look into the struggles and triumphs of … Continue reading

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John Zilcosky’s new book

John Zilcosky has just published his new book The Language of Trauma: War and Technology in Hoffmann, Freud, and Kafka. Review “This formidable scholar’s newest book—scrupulously researched and beautifully written—studies the interinvolvement of the modern discourses of law, medicine, and … Continue reading

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Hommage à Roland Le Huenen A Tribute to Roland Le Huenen Philippe ANTOINE, Alain GUYOT et Sarga MOUSSA

Hommage à Roland Le Huenen A Tribute to Roland Le Huenen Philippe ANTOINE, Alain GUYOT et Sarga MOUSSA 1- Nous avons appris avec une immense tristesse le décès de notre collègue et ami Roland Le Huenen, survenu le 16 septembre 2020. 2 – Ceux … Continue reading

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Irene Marques’ book “Uma Casa no Mundo”

“Uma Casa no Mundo”, a book by Irene Marques, a Comparative Literature graduate won the Imprensa Nacional/Ferreira de Castro Aaward in 2019 is now published by Imprensa Nacional, Portugal. Please click here for more details: Novidade Editorial | Uma Casa … Continue reading

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Northrop Frye Speakers in Spring (2021)

Northrop Frye Speakers in Spring (2021): 1.Professor Walter Mignolo, Duke University Workshop: Semiosis, Literature and Coloniality: A Decolonial Story Friday, January 15, 3-5 2. Professor Tiffany King, Georgia State University Talk/Worskhop: “The Abolitionist and Decolonial Now.” Thursday, March 11, 4-6. … Continue reading

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Our former Director and Colleague, Roland J. LeHuenen, passed away

Dear all, As you know, our former Director and Colleague, Roland J. Le Huenen, passed away last weekend, September 13, 2020  . I want to take this opportunity to pay tribute to a truly impressive scholar and dedicated academic leader … Continue reading

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