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Linguistics / Literature - 16.04.2024
Exploring the world of picture books
Dr. Jennifer Harris is no stranger to the publishing industry as an agented author with three published picture books and a fourth on the way.

Linguistics / Literature - Social Sciences - 23.01.2024
AI meets citizen science to unlock the nature of storytelling
First-of-its-kind project aims to reveal purpose of storytelling across cultures with transparent artificial intelligence and community collaboration A new project led by McGill researchers seeks to understand one of humanity's oldest practices and most powerful tools-storytelling.

Linguistics / Literature - 07.11.2023
SFU Writer’s Studio grad named Governor General’s Award finalist

Linguistics / Literature - 18.10.2023
Rare collection of Voltaire manuscripts makes its way to McGill University
This estate gift, entrusted to McGill by Professor Peter Lambert-David Southam, includes handwritten documents written by Voltaire himself The McGill University Library is now home to a rare collection of materials related to the prolific Enlightenment period philosopher, Voltaire (1694-1778).

Social Sciences - Linguistics / Literature - 04.10.2023
Lifelong Indigenous language advocate dedicates degree to Tlingit heritage

Linguistics / Literature - Campus - 26.09.2023
Exploring linguistic and human landscapes in translation
Exploring linguistic and human landscapes in translation

Linguistics / Literature - 02.06.2023
No closed doors

Linguistics / Literature - Event - 26.05.2023
A community celebration of Japanese art at McGill’s McLennan Library

Social Sciences - Linguistics / Literature - 08.05.2023
Novelist Kevin Lambert seeks to understand his northern Quebec roots
Novelist Kevin Lambert seeks to understand his northern Quebec roots

Linguistics / Literature - Music - 17.04.2023
University of Toronto student's musical, based on an Oscar Wilde classic, to debut at Hart House Theatre
University of Toronto student’s musical, based on an Oscar Wilde classic, to debut at Hart House Theatre

Linguistics / Literature - 10.04.2023
Students from University of Toronto Mississauga’s first spoken-word course take the mic for live performance

Linguistics / Literature - History / Archeology - 22.03.2023
Dissident literature: University of Toronto researcher helps build 'an honest record' of Soviet history
Dissident literature: University of Toronto researcher helps build ’an honest record’ of Soviet history
While the world continues to witness the exchange of bombs and gunfire in Urkaine, the University of Toronto's  Ann Komaromi  is involved in the exchange of underground journalism and literature about the former Soviet Union.

Health - Linguistics / Literature - 13.03.2023
'A creative perspective': Neurologist Suvendrini Lena on her path to playwriting
’A creative perspective’: Neurologist Suvendrini Lena on her path to playwriting

Linguistics / Literature - 08.03.2023
Margaret Atwood reveals she's writing a memoir: NBC's Today
Margaret Atwood reveals she’s writing a memoir: NBC’s Today

Linguistics / Literature - Event - 27.02.2023
Retelling an epic story: University of Toronto Mississauga prof discusses Mahabharata at the Shaw Festival
Retelling an epic story: University of Toronto Mississauga prof discusses Mahabharata at the Shaw Festival

Campus - Linguistics / Literature - 24.02.2023
Creative Writing Workshop for Racialized Students lets participants 'showcase the beauty of my background'
Creative Writing Workshop for Racialized Students lets participants ’showcase the beauty of my background’

Linguistics / Literature - Campus - 23.02.2023
Students combine creative and professional writing in new program

Linguistics / Literature - 09.02.2023
Sharing a love of theatre with future generations

Linguistics / Literature - Media - 19.12.2022
Hubert Aquin in the media

Linguistics / Literature - Social Sciences - 01.12.2022
Quebec literature: transforming darkness into a thing of beauty
Quebec literature: transforming darkness into a thing of beauty

Linguistics / Literature - 21.11.2022
EVERYBODY plays the lottery of life with wit and wisdom

Linguistics / Literature - Social Sciences - 10.11.2022
Prof uses comics to explore students' linguistic identities, lived experiences
Prof uses comics to explore students’ linguistic identities, lived experiences

Linguistics / Literature - 27.10.2022
Ernaux's Literature Nobel no surprise for French Studies professor
Ernaux’s Literature Nobel no surprise for French Studies professor
Western French Studies professor Schwerdtner has studied Annie Ernaux's critically acclaimed body of work for many years and thinks her Nobel Prize in Literature was long overdue When Annie Ernaux wa

Linguistics / Literature - Computer Science - 12.10.2022
AI that can learn patterns of human language
AI that can learn patterns of human language
The model automatically learns higher-level language patterns that can apply to different languages, enabling it to achieve better results Human languages are notoriously complex, and linguists have l

Linguistics / Literature - 06.10.2022
Why leaves change colour, a bilingual theatre journey, and how Uber could help cities cut carbon emissions

Linguistics / Literature - 31.08.2022
University of Toronto alumnus Mark Crawford back on stage for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
University of Toronto alumnus Mark Crawford back on stage for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

Campus - Linguistics / Literature - 27.07.2022
What now? Acclaimed novelist Randy Boyagoda explores a post-lockdown world in new University of Toronto podcast
What now? Acclaimed novelist Randy Boyagoda explores a post-lockdown world in new University of Toronto podcast

Computer Science - Linguistics / Literature - 11.07.2022
With 14,000 titles, University of Toronto Mississauga's Syd Bolton Collection takes video game studies to the next level
With 14,000 titles, University of Toronto Mississauga’s Syd Bolton Collection takes video game studies to the next level
With 14,000 titles, University of Toronto Mississauga's Syd Bolton Collection takes video game studies to the next level From Space Invaders to Super Mario, video games are one of the most influential forms of media on the planet.

Linguistics / Literature - Environment - 06.07.2022
Seed libraries: Food safety and self-sufficiency meet at the library
Seed libraries are sprouting in Quebec, just like the seeds they offer free of charge to the communities they serve.

Social Sciences - Linguistics / Literature - 20.06.2022
By improving catalogues and collections, University of Toronto librarians aim to be respectful of Indigenous voices
By improving catalogues and collections, University of Toronto librarians aim to be respectful of Indigenous voices

Campus - Linguistics / Literature - 03.06.2022
Meet six University of Toronto undergraduate students who were recognized for innovative research
Meet six University of Toronto undergraduate students who were recognized for innovative research

Linguistics / Literature - 24.05.2022
Pandemic and Putin turn UBC student into war correspondent
Pandemic and Putin turn UBC student into war correspondent

Linguistics / Literature - Art and Design - 20.05.2022
'There's definitely a romance about it': How letterpress printing made an impression on women writers
’There’s definitely a romance about it’: How letterpress printing made an impression on women writers
When  Claire Battershill  took part in the printing fellowship program at Massey College in 2009, she discovered its cast iron printing presses were far more than simply relics of a bygone era.

Art and Design - Linguistics / Literature - 19.04.2022
Arts-focused anthology edited by PhD candidate offers ’beautiful representations of Disability life’

History / Archeology - Linguistics / Literature - 16.03.2022
'A human tragedy at the greatest scale': Lynne Viola on how distorted history shapes today's war in Ukraine
’A human tragedy at the greatest scale’: Lynne Viola on how distorted history shapes today’s war in Ukraine

Linguistics / Literature - Politics - 09.03.2022
’A watershed moment’: University of Toronto’s Lucan Ahmad Way on how the war in Ukraine could reinvigorate democracy

Campus - Linguistics / Literature - 15.02.2022
'Written in blood': University of Toronto prof explores turbulent history of Caribbean in new literature seminar
’Written in blood’: University of Toronto prof explores turbulent history of Caribbean in new literature seminar

Linguistics / Literature - 31.01.2022
R links sound and touch across languages
R links sound and touch across languages
Q&As Erik Rolfsen Turns out, some words are more tactile than you might expect. That's according to a new global study noting a clear linguistic connection between sound and touch. The study found that words meaning "rough" were four times more likely to contain a rolled or trilled 'r' sound than words that mean "smooth." The researchers detected this relationship in a sample of 332 spoken languages around the world, including words like zakarra (Basque), barzgar (Mongolian), ruw (Dutch) and durva (Hungarian).

Linguistics / Literature - 27.01.2022
Through storytelling fellowship, three University of Toronto Scarborough students reimagine an ancient Tamil epic
Through storytelling fellowship, three University of Toronto Scarborough students reimagine an ancient Tamil epic

Linguistics / Literature - Social Sciences - 12.01.2022
William Shakespeare’s First Folio published in 1623 gifted to UBC Library

Linguistics / Literature - 10.12.2021
'Write the stories you want to read': SJ Sindu, author of Blue-Skinned Gods
’Write the stories you want to read’: SJ Sindu, author of Blue-Skinned Gods

Linguistics / Literature - 07.12.2021
Literature, politics, art: How an early French-Canadian magazine helped shape literary culture
Literature, politics, art: How an early French-Canadian magazine helped shape literary culture
In his new book,  La révolution du magazine au Québec , the University of Toronto's  Adrien Rannaud  demonstrates how one of Quebec's first magazines reflected and advanced literature and culture from 1919 to 1960 - and how its impact is still evident today.

Social Sciences - Linguistics / Literature - 24.11.2021
Expert insights: Hulu’s ’The Handmaid’s Tale’ casts Canada as a racial utopia
Filming of The Handmaid's Tale at the Lincoln Memorial.

Social Sciences - Linguistics / Literature - 11.11.2021
Writer, teacher, 'knowledge carrier': University of Toronto joins country in remembering Lee Maracle 
Writer, teacher, ’knowledge carrier’: University of Toronto joins country in remembering Lee Maracle 

Campus - Linguistics / Literature - 03.11.2021
In honour of Fyodor Dostoevsky's 200th birthday, University of Toronto faculty celebrate his work
In honour of Fyodor Dostoevsky’s 200th birthday, University of Toronto faculty celebrate his work

Social Sciences - Linguistics / Literature - 29.10.2021
Think you know English? Not so fast
Around the globe, 360 million people learned English as their mother tongue and another 990 million picked it up as their second language.

Event - Linguistics / Literature - 26.10.2021
Alumni Know: How to write a novel

Campus - Linguistics / Literature - 15.10.2021
Centre for Drama, Theatre & Performance Studies' scholarships put talent, inclusivity on centre stage
Centre for Drama, Theatre & Performance Studies’ scholarships put talent, inclusivity on centre stage

Social Sciences - Linguistics / Literature - 06.10.2021
Being Black in the World: With new essay collection, Ian Williams explores experiences with anti-Black racism
Being Black in the World: With new essay collection, Ian Williams explores experiences with anti-Black racism

Music - Linguistics / Literature - 12.05.2021
Dan School of Drama and Music presents inaugural Watershed Festival