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Research Interests

Research Interests

18th-century and Romantic poetry and fictionAnne McWhir
18th-century literatureMorgan Vanek, Janis Ernest Svilpis
Amelia LanyerFrances Batycki
American literature and culture since the Civil WarMichael Tavel Clarke
American Women's WritingJeanne Perreault, Faye Halpern
Animal Studies: Animality, Animals in LiteratureAruna Srivastava, Pamela Banting
Antiquarianism and the History of CollectingJenny McKenney
Australian, Canadian, New Zealand war writing, especially women'sDonna Coates
Autobiography/Life WritingJeanne Perreault
bibliography and the history of printingJanis Ernest Svilpis
biographies, rhetoric, and the history of readingMichael Ullyot
BioregionalismPamela Banting
British filmJames Ellis
Canadian and Australian literatureDonna Coates, Suzette Mayr
Canadian and Australian studies, especially the cultural response to the natural world and first contactsRichard Davis
Canadian literatureMorgan Vanek
Canadian literatureSuzette Mayr
Canadian LiteratureSusan Rudy, Pamela Banting, Richard Davis
Canadian literature, fictionAritha van Herk
children's literatureShuyin Yu, Adrienne Kertzer, Derritt Mason
Chinese Canadian literatureShaobo Xie
ComedyAdrienne Kertzer
comedy and satireJanis Ernest Svilpis
Comics, Comic Strips, Comic Books and Graphic NovelsBart Beaty, Shuyin Yu
Comparative LiteratureRoderick McGillis
computer applicationsMurray McGillivray
contemporary Canadian DramaDonna Coates
Contemporary Canadian literature, especially Banff poet Jon Whyte and ecocritical approachesHarry Vandervlist
contemporary U.S. and Canadian LiteratureTom Wayman
Contemporary world fiction in EnglishAritha van Herk
Creative WritingSuzette Mayr
Creative WritingBenjamin Groh
Creative WritingTom Wayman
Creative Writing (Literary Nonfiction, Poetry)Pamela Banting
creative writing pedagogiesTom Wayman
Creative Writing, proseAritha van Herk, Dania Idriss
critical pedagogyAruna Srivastava
critical race theoryShuyin Yu, Aruna Srivastava
Critical Theory, especially the history of theoryHarry Vandervlist
cultural studiesJames Ellis, Michael Tavel Clarke
cultural studiesShuyin Yu, Leah Van Dyk, Derritt Mason
disability studiesAruna Srivastava
DramaRuby Ramraj, Lourdes Arciniega
drama and performance (especially feminist)Susan Bennett
Early Modern literature and cultureMichael Ullyot
Early modern performance studiesMary Polito
EcocriticismMorgan Vanek
Eco-Theory and EcocriticismPamela Banting
Edmund SpenserFrances Batycki
Eighteenth-century fiction, with a special interest in literary connections between women novelists from the 18th centuryKatherine Zelinsky
Eliza Haywood and her contemporariesDavid Oakleaf
ethnic literature, especially JewishJonathan Kertzer
Experimental WritingSusan Rudy, Benjamin Groh
exploration and travel writingRichard Davis, Morgan Vanek
Feminist Film, Media and Cultural StudiesRebecca Sullivan
Feminist theorySusan Rudy, Aruna Srivastava, Katherine Zelinsky
Fiction by womenAritha van Herk
Fiction in English, 1680s-1810sDavid Oakleaf
filmRoderick McGillis, Susan Bennett
Folk and Fairy TalesDania Idriss
Frances BurneyDavid Oakleaf
gay studiesKatherine Zelinsky, James Ellis
Gender and SexualityDerritt Mason, Shuyin Yu, Leah Van Dyk, Rebecca Sullivan
gender studiesMichael Tavel Clarke
globalization and cultural studiesShaobo Xie
Governmentality, law, professions, venture, risk, and civilityMary Polito
History of the BookJenny McKenney
Holocaust representationAdrienne Kertzer
Horror fictionsDania Idriss
Indian Christian History, Literature, and CultureClara Joseph
IndigeneityPamela Banting, Aruna Srivastava, Dania Idriss, Leah Van Dyk
International English LiteratureRuby Ramraj
Jonathan SwiftDavid Oakleaf
labour artsTom Wayman
Laurence SterneDavid Oakleaf
Literary and critical theoryBenjamin Groh, Shaobo Xie, Clara Joseph, Leah Van Dyk, Shuyin Yu, Dania Idriss, Derritt Mason
literary ethicsJonathan Kertzer
literary history and critical theory, especially in CanadaJonathan Kertzer
literary publishing; the uses of narrativeTom Wayman
Literary TheorySusan Rudy, David Sigler
Literature and ReligionClara Joseph
Local KnowledgePamela Banting
Mary StuartFrances Batycki
Modern British and Canadian literaturesJonathan Kertzer
Modern British Fiction and Poetry, especially Samuel BeckettHarry Vandervlist
modern Chinese history and literatureShaobo Xie
modern fiction, poetry and poeticsJonathan Kertzer
Native Canadian and American literatureJeanne Perreault
Nature Writing and Environmental LiteratureLeah Van Dyk, Pamela Banting
Nineteenth-century American literatureFaye Halpern
North American Poetry and PoeticsSusan Rudy
Old and Middle EnglishJenny McKenney, Murray McGillivray
Old EnglishJason Reid
PedagogyShuyin Yu, Derritt Mason, Margaret Hadley, Leah Van Dyk
PetroculturesPamela Banting
Philosophy of Gandhi in the Study of Religion, Literature, and CultureClara Joseph
Philosophy of Levinas in the Study of Religion, Literature, and CultureClara Joseph
Poetry and prose of the RenaissanceMargaret Hadley
Poetry, especially of the seventeenth centuryMargaret Hadley
Popular fiction, especially detective, mystery, and crime fictionMargaret Hadley
popular literatureShuyin Yu, Janis Ernest Svilpis
Post-colonial and diasporic literature and theoryShuyin Yu
Post-colonial and diasporic literature and theoryDania Idriss, Aruna Srivastava
Postcolonial Literature and TheoryLourdes Arciniega
post-colonial literaturesDonna Coates
Postcolonial StudiesShaobo Xie
queer theoryJames Ellis, Derritt Mason, Katherine Zelinsky
Race and GenderJeanne Perreault
Rachael SpeghtFrances Batycki
Renaissance dramaKirsten Inglis
Renaissance dramaMary Polito
Renaissance literatureJanis Ernest Svilpis
Renaissance poetryKirsten Inglis, James Ellis
Restoration and Eighteenth-Century LiteratureJenny McKenney
RomanticismDavid Sigler, Roderick McGillis
Samuel JohnsonJanis Ernest Svilpis
Science Fiction (particularly Canadian Science Fiction)Ruby Ramraj
sixteenth- and seventeenth-century poetry, prose, and dramaMichael Ullyot
Slave NarrativesFaye Halpern
South Asian Religion, Literature, and CultureClara Joseph
stylistics and discourse analysisJanis Ernest Svilpis
techniques of anthologizingTom Wayman
textual criticismMurray McGillivray
textual editingRichard Davis
Theories of SubjectivityJeanne Perreault
theories of subjectivity and identityAruna Srivastava
TheorySusan Bennett
Theory, especially historicisms, including presentismMary Polito
theory of the bodyMichael Tavel Clarke
the presence and absence of presentations of daily work in literature and artTom Wayman
translation poeticsKirsten Inglis
traumaAdrienne Kertzer, Aruna Srivastava
Victorian and Contemporary novelistsRuby Ramraj
Victorian LiteratureRoderick McGillis
William ShakespeareFrances Batycki
Women's WritingAdrienne Kertzer, Kirsten Inglis, Susan Rudy
Writing Theory and PedagogyFaye Halpern
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