Dept. of English

Professor Fiona Ritchie has won multiple fellowships to be taken up during her sabbatical leave.

For Winter 2023, she secured a short-term Visiting Fellowship at Jesus College, University of Cambridge and for Winter 2024, Professor Ritchie was awarded the Fowler Hamilton Visiting Research Fellowship at Christ Church, Oxford University.

Congratulations!

 

 

 

Published on: 15 Sep 2022

Congratulations to Professor Lecker!

Professor Robert Lecker has been awarded the prestigious Lorne Pierce Medal, a biennial prize recognizing achievement in critical or imaginative literature from the Royal Society of Canada.

The citation reads as follows:

Published on: 14 Sep 2022

The Department of English is proud to recognize the following students who have been selected for the awards and scholarships listed below for the 2021-2022 academic year.

(The writing prizes are determined by committees made up of professors in the Department of English, who review submissions with the authors’ names removed.)

Published on: 12 Sep 2022

Professor Ara Osterweil contributed to The Films of Andy Warhol Catalogue Raisonné, 1963-1965 (ed. John G. Hanhardt, Whitney Museum of Art), which was awarded the 2022 Kraszna-Krausz Moving Image Book Award

Published on: 8 Sep 2022

From the Royal Society of Canada website:

“Allan Hepburn, an internationally renowned literary scholar, has published many books and articles on twentieth-century British, Irish, and American novels. Mid-century literature and culture are his particular expertise. His publications focus on convergences among espionage, human rights, citizenship, nuclear extinction, the Second World War, diplomacy, and fiction. He is a recognized authority on the novelist Elizabeth Bowen. He holds the James McGill Chair in Twentieth Century Literature at McGill University. “

Published on: 8 Sep 2022

Come to a Zoom information session about the Honours Program in English

Find out:

  • How to apply
  • How to plan for it
  • What Honours offers
  • What the Honours essay entails
  • Whether Honours is for you

You can come to either of the following sessions:

Wednesday, 19 January 12:00-12:30

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Published on: 17 Jan 2022

The Montreal International Poetry Prize is committed to encouraging the creation of original works of poetry, to building international readership, and to exploring the world’s Englishes.

The Montreal Prize awards one prize of $20,000 CAD to a poet for a single poem of 40 or fewer lines. A jury of internationally reputed poets and critics selects a shortlist of approximately 50 poems, from which a judge chooses one winner.


This year's judge is the former poet laureate of Jamaica, Lorna Goodison.

Published on: 7 Jan 2022

The Department of English is proud to recognize the following students who have been selected for the awards and scholarships listed below for the 2020-2021 academic year.

(The writing prizes are all determined by committees made up of professors in the Department of English, who review submissions with the authors’ names removed.)

 

Algy Smillie Noad Memorial Prize for a superior Honours thesis

Alexandra Marian Barnes

 

Published on: 8 Sep 2021

The John G. Diefenbaker Award allows a distinguished German scholar in the social sciences or humanities to conduct research in Canada, and spend brief periods gaining further experience at American institutions. The award is designed to encourage exchange between the university communities of Canada and Germany.

Classified as: Faculty of Arts, visiting professor, Department of English
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Published on: 12 Jun 2019

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