Literature / Creative Writing

Réjean Beaudoin

Professor Emeritus

Quebec literature

Dr. Mary Chapman, PhD, MA, BA Hon. English

Dr. Mary Chapman, PhD, MA, BA Hon. English

Professor, Dept. of English

Academic Director, Public Humanities Hub

US literature, 19th-century women writers, suffrage, women in politics, public humanities, humanities education, Sui Sin Far, Onoto Watanna, Chinese Canadian history, literary canon, Chinese Canadian writers, modernism, poetry,

Richard Cavell, PhD

Richard Cavell, PhD

Professor

Co-Founder, Bachelor in Media Studies Program

Marshall McLuhan, media theory, Canadian cultural production, media studies, Canadian cultural studies, politics and aesthetics

John Xiros Cooper, PhD

Professor

Contemporary culture, modernism, T.S. Eliot, contemporary Europe, the Balkans, Sylvia Plath

Kyle Frackman, PhD

Kyle Frackman, PhD

Associate Professor

German, Germany, Austria, Scandinavia, Sweden, Finland, literature, film, cinema, theory, cultural studies, gender, sexuality, social justice, teaching, East Germany

Robert Cousland

Associate Professor

Classical Greek mythology

Anthony Dawson

Professor Emeritus

Theatre, Shakespeare, history of Shakespearean performance, Shakespeare in contemporary culture, Elizabethan drama

Pamela Dalziel

Associate Professor

Victorian literature, Victorian culture, visual representation, illustration, gender studies, religion, interdisciplinary studies, textual criticism, scholarly editing, Thomas Hardy, Charles Dickens, George Eliot

Dr. Tiffany Potter, PhD

Professor of Teaching

eighteenth-century British literature and theatre (1660-1820), television, popular culture, women and popular culture (current and historical), eighteenth-century captivity narratives, “The Wire,” “Battlestar Galactica,” teaching, research on university teaching,

Sima Godfrey, MA

Associate Professor, French

French culture, fashion and French culture, North American reception of French culture, French, teaching French in Canada and U.S., French literature, European Studies

Sherrill Grace, OC, FRSC, PhD

Sherrill Grace, OC, FRSC, PhD

University Killam Professor Emerita

Timothy Findley biography, representations of Canada in WWI and II, Malcolm Lowry archives, Canadian literature and arts, the Canadian North, the visual arts, theatre, literature, autobiography & biography, Sharon Pollock, Canadian women’s writing including drama

Ross Labrie, PhD

Professor Emeritus

Catholic and American literature, Thomas Merton, Daniel Berrigan, Flannery O’Connor, Mary Gordon, Robert Lowell, Walker Percy

William H. New, PhD

University Killam Professor Emeritus

Canadian literature

Peter Petro, PhD

Professor

Russian, Czech, Slovak literature, Dostoevsky, Tolstoy

Stephen Partridge

Assistant Professor

Middle Ages

Thomas Salumets, PhD

Associate Professor

German and Estonian, theory, figurational sociology and Norbert Elias

Katherine Sirluck, PhD

Instructor

Shakespeare, Renaissance drama, feminist theory, cultural anthropology, language, gender politics, contemporary drama, poetry

Gavin Paul, PhD

Gavin Paul, PhD

Instructor

Shakespeare, renaissance drama, comic book and comic strip literature

Lorraine Weir, PhD

Lorraine Weir, PhD

Professor

Tsilhqot’in Title case, Oral history evidence in Canadian courts, Oral history, “Time immemorial” in Indigenous contexts, First Nations, Indigenous literature

Dennis Danielson

Professor

Cosmology, science and religion, John Milton, Copernicanism