ENG273H5S Literatures of Immigration and Exile 180 views


Date Posted: 10/05/2020
Req ID: 1304
Faculty/Division: UofT Mississauga
Department: UTM: English & Drama
Campus: University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM)


In this course we will study literary and non-literary texts in English from the nineteenth century to the present day that come from colonial and postcolonial contexts and that speak to the experience of those affected by colonization, immigration, exile, war, and globalization. Students will be introduced to postcolonial theory and questions about race, ethnicity, religious difference, and diasporas in Anglophone literary studies. They may study texts by Conrad, James, Beckett, Joyce, Rhys, Pound, Ionesco, Nabokov, Koestler, Brodsky, Naipaul, Achebe, Kundera, Skvorecky, Rushdie, Gallant, Sebald, Ondaatje, Danticat, Ali, and Nafisi.

Please note in keeping with current circumstances, the course may be delivered remotely as determined by the University at a later date.

Estimated Course Enrolment: 45

Estimated TA support: 0

Class Schedule: M 3-5, W 3-4

Sessional dates of appointment: Jan 1, 2021 – April 30, 2021


SL1 – $16,979.33 per full course

SL1 long term – $17,738.50 per full coruse

SL2 – $18,171.15 per full course

SL3 – $18, 603.70 per full course

Minimum Qualifications:

PhD in English with specialization in contemporary world literatures; at the university level: strong academic record, demonstrated teaching ability, evidence of currency in subject matter.

Description of Duties:

All normal duties related to the design and teaching of a university credit course, including preparation and delivery of course content; development, admin. and marking of assignments, tests and exams; calculation and submission of grades; holding regular office hours, supervising any TA(s) if applicable, assigned  to the course.

Application Instructions:

Anyone wishing to be  considered for a particular position must submit an Application Form as well as a current CV. E-submissions are preferred and should be sent to Professor Holger Syme, Chair, Department of English and Drama c/o [email protected]

For an application form go to: http://www.utm.utoronto.ca/english-drama/about-us/employment

Closing Date: 10/27/2020, 11:59PM EDT

This job is posted in accordance with the CUPE 3902 Unit 3 Collective Agreement.

It is understood that some announcements of vacancies are tentative, pending final course determinations and enrolment. Should rates stipulated in the collective agreement vary from rates stated in this posting, the rates stated in the collective agreement shall prevail.

Please note: Undergraduate or graduate students and postdoctoral fellows of the University of Toronto are covered by the CUPE 3902 Unit 1 collective agreement rather than the Unit 3 collective agreement, and should not apply for positions posted under the Unit 3 collective agreement.


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