• Next Editor of Canadian Literature

    New Directions

    Laura Moss is Canadian Literature's new editor

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  • Fairclough Award

    Tara Lee wins Fairclough Award


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  • McLean Chair 2015

    New McLean Chair Appointment

    Margery Fee as McLean Chair, 2015-2017

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  • Essay Contest First Place Winner

    Beyond Earthly Appetites

    Essay Contest First Place Winner, Karoline Pasciano

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  • Jerry Wasserman

    Contributions to Canadian Theatre

    Kudos to Jerry Wasserman on his 2 recent awards

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  • Killam Teaching Prize 2015

    Killam Teaching Prize 2015

    Tiffany Potter wins a Killam Teaching Prize

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