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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 tanya.rohrmoser@utoronto.ca Award-winning Classicist looks toward a … Continue reading

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Ami Xherro, our Centre PhD student has received the Canada Council for the Arts – 2022 Research and Creation Grant.

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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

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Written in Blood: Caribbean Readings in Conflict and Healing by Conrad James

A&S News article on Professor Conrad James’ course: “Written in Blood: Caribbean Readings in Conflict and Healing” ‘There’s something specific about the Spanish Caribbean that draws you in at a very visceral level’: Conrad James captures a vibrant literature in … Continue reading

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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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