IDIOM Volume 9: Final Notes

The ninth volume of IDIOM, published and celebrated at our annual journal launch earlier this spring, is now available.

Physical copies are 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, with applications sent to

This volume (among previous others) has also been catalogued with the University of Toronto Libraries, and is additionally accessible online (by navigating the “Volumes” tab).

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Applications for the 2015-2016 Editorial Board will be solicited in September 2015. Please consult this page regularly for further updates.

IDIOM Volume 9 Call for Papers!

The deadline for submitting papers for the Editorial Board’s consideration is FRIDAY, JANUARY 16, 2015 (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 2014-2015 Submission Guidelines prior to submitting their academic work.

IDIOM Editorial Board 2014-2015

We are pleased to announce the composition of our 2014-2015 Editorial Board.

Halyna Chumak


Grace Gesualdo

Deputy Editor-in-Chief

Lauren Peat

Assistant Editor-in-Chief

Charles Dalrymple-Fraser

Managing Editor

Nick Morra


Martina Bellisario

Associate Editor

Mitch Cram

Associate Editor

Victoria Evangelista

Associate Editor

Ira Halpern

Associate Editor

Austin Washburn

Associate Editor

We extend our thanks to all who expressed interest in joining the 2014-2015 Editorial Board, and encourage unsuccessful applicants to apply again next year. We hope that you will maintain your engagement with the Journal nevertheless, by submitting a paper for consideration or by reading the forthcoming issue.

2014-2015 Call for Editors

IDIOM is currently seeking new members to join the 2014-2015 Editorial Board, to assist in producing the journal’s ninth volume. If you are interested in getting involved with the University of Toronto (St. George Campus) English Department’s undergraduate academic journal this year, please visit the “Apply” section of the website to download the Application Form. There are six (6) Associate Editor positions available for individuals interested in developing experience in the selection, editing, and publishing of literary criticism. We are also seeking one (1) Managing Editor to moderate the submissions process, and one (1) Layout Editor to design the journal in Adobe InDesign. Please see the “About” and the “FAQ” sections on the website for more details regarding these positions and what they will entail.

Editorial Board commitment during the first semester will be centred on planning and fundraising. The majority of the work will begin in January 2015, once the Board begins to select and edit essays for publication.

The deadline for applications is 11:59 pm, Sunday, October 5, 2014.

Please send any inquiries to