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Professor Ann Komaromi’s book, Soviet Samizda

Professor Ann Komaromi’s book, Soviet Samizdat, has received the CAS/Taylor & Francis Book Prize for 2023 . Read more The Canadian Association of Slavists’ Taylor & Francis Book Prize was established in 2014 and is sponsored by Taylor & Francis Publishers.  It … Continue reading

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Rebecca Comay was appointed as honorary doctors on the recommendation of the Theological University.

Rebecca Comay appointed an honorary doctor at the University of Copenhagen. At the University of Copenhagen’s traditional annual celebration on 10 November 2023, Professor Rebecca Comay from the University of Toronto and Professor Heinrich Assel from Greifswald Universität were appointed … Continue reading

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Atsuko Sakaki’s new book

Atsuko Sakaki recently published her book entitled “Train Travel as Embodied Space-Time in Narrative Theory.” For more information, please follow this link.

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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

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Indiana

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

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Ann Komaromi

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

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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

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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

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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

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