IDIOM Volume 10: Final Notes

The 2015-2016 Editorial Board wishes to extend thanks to all who took part in the launch of our 10th volume earlier this spring. We had a splendid time and hope you did too!

Physical copies of Volume X are now available free of charge and may be picked up during business hours at the Department of English, located on the 6th floor of the Jackman Humanities Building (170 St. George Street). Alternatively, journal requests and inquiries may be submitted via email to

Along with its predecessors, this volume will soon be catalogued with the University of Toronto Libraries. Volume X is additionally accessible online; simply visit the “Volumes” page.


Applications for the 2016-2017 Editorial Board will be solicited in September 2016. Please consult this page and our Facebook page for further updates.


IDIOM: Volume X Launch

On Thursday, March 31st 2016, IDIOM will be launching its 2015-2016 journal: IDIOM: Volume X. Join us at Hart House as we celebrate the publication of our 10th volume!

The launch will begin at 6:00pm in the Hart House Library with a guest lecture by Canada’s Parliamentary Poet Laureate, George Elliott Clarke. The talk will be followed by a reception in the South Dining Room, where there will be a cash bar and complimentary eatables.

Be sure to take a break from those end-of-term papers and come celebrate with us. We hope to see you there!

Please visit our Facebook event page for additional updates:

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IDIOM Volume 10 Call for Papers!

The deadline to submit papers for the Editorial Board’s consideration is FRIDAY, JANUARY 15, 2016 (11:59 p.m.).

Please visit the “Submit” page for more information on the submissions process. We ask that all who are interested thoroughly review and familiarize themselves with the 2015-2016 Submission Guidelines prior to submitting their academic work.

IDIOM Editorial Board 2015-2016

We are pleased to announce the composition of our 2015-2016 Editorial Board.

Editor-in-Chief: Grace Gesualdo

Deputy Editor-in-Chief: Victoria Evangelista

Assistant Editor-in-Chief: Mitch Cram

Managing Editor: Edward Sakowsky

ESU-IDIOM Liaison: Kary Cozens

Associate Editor: Maria Al-Raes

Associate Editor: Lola Borissenko

Associate Editor: Leelan Farhan

Associate Editor: Dina Ginzburg

Associate Editor: Ira Halpern

We extend our thanks to all who expressed interest in joining the 2015-2016 Editorial Board, and encourage unsuccessful applicants to apply again next year. Moreover, we hope that your interest in engaging with IDIOM’s tenth volume will translate into the submission of a paper for consideration, or into reading the forthcoming volume.

2015-2016 Call for Editors

IDIOM is currently seeking new members to join the 2015-2016 Editorial Board. Positions available to assist in the production of the journal’s tenth volume include:

  • Four (4) Associate Editor positions for individuals interested in developing experience in the selection, editing, and publishing of literary criticism
  • One (1) Managing Editor to moderate the submissions process

If you are interested in getting involved with the University of Toronto (St. George Campus) English Department’s undergraduate academic journal for the 2015-2016 academic year, please visit the “Apply” section of our website to download an Application Form. For further information regarding each available position and its respective responsibilities, please consult the “FAQ” and “About” sections of our website.

Editorial Board commitment during the first semester will be focused on planning and fundraising initiatives. In January 2015, editorial responsibilities take on a bit more weight as the process of selecting and editing essays for publication begins.

The deadline to submit applications for consideration is 11:59pm on Monday, October 12th, 2015.

Please send any inquiries to