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Endnote

Welcome to the website for Endnote, a literary affairs podcast produced by the Hart House Literary and Library Committee at the University of Toronto!

Apr 8, 2022

Alex speaks with Professor Lauren Gillingham (uOttawa English) about nineteenth-century novelists' engagements with fashion as they relate to her forthcoming book, Fashionable Fictions and the Currency of the Nineteenth-Century British Novel (Cambridge UP). Key topics of conversation include nineteenth-century...


Mar 25, 2022

Sabryna speaks with Anvesh Jain about his debut poetry collection, Pilgrim to No Country (Frontenac Press, 2022), focusing on his explorations of immigrant experience, diaspora, and home-making.

You can find the book list and transcript for this episode at hhlitandlib.ca/endnote.


Mar 12, 2022

Alex offers a short introduction to investigative journalism—in particular, its beginnings in the 19th century. After a sketch of English journalistic history through the 1850s, he examines Dickens’s “On Duty with Inspector Field” (1851) and Henry Mayhew’s London Labour and the London Poor (1861–62),...


Feb 25, 2022

Subhi Jha, one of L&L’s equity and diversity officers, considers temporality and the absurd in Samuel Beckett’s Waiting for Godot; then, Jacky Yu, L&L’s first-year representative, discusses the critique of “superhero morality” articulated in Alan Moore’s Watchmen.

You can find the transcript for this episode...


Feb 11, 2022

Sabryna speaks with Mina Ivosev, winner of the Hart House Literary Contest in the prose category, about her prize-winning short story, “Birth by Landscape.”

You can find the book list and transcript for this episode at hhlitandlib.ca/endnote.