Faculty fields of specialization

AMERICAN LITERATURE

Thomas ALLEN

  • American literature, especially mid nineteenth century
  • History and philosophy of time
  • Political theory and literary nationalism

Anne RAINE

  • American literature and cultural studies
  • Modernist studies
  • Literature and environment
  • Ecocritical studies

David RAMPTON

  • American literature
  • Comparative literature

 

CANADIAN LITERATURE

Jennifer BLAIR

  • Canadian literature and cultural studies
  • Critical theory
  • Literature and architecture

Gerald LYNCH

  • Canadian literature
  • Creative writing
  • Contemporary Irish fiction

Robert STACEY

  • Modern and contemporary Canadian poetry
  • Modern and contemporary Canadian fiction
  • Historical fiction and philosophies of history
  • Pastoral
  • Literature and work

David STAINES

  • Canadian literature
  • Medieval literature
  • Victorian poetry

Cynthia SUGARS

  • Canadian literature
  • Postcolonial studies
  • Critical theory

 

CRITICAL THEORY

Cynthia SUGARS

  • Canadian literature
  • Postcolonial studies
  • Critical theory

 

CREATIVE WRITING

Ian DENNIS

  • British literature
  • British and American Romanticism
  • Literary and anthropological theory
  • Creative writing

Gerald LYNCH

  • Canadian literature
  • Creative writing
  • Contemporary Irish fiction

 

MEDIEVAL LITERATURE

Geoff RECTOR

  • Anglo-Norman and Middle English literature
  • Medieval rhetoric and education
  • Medieval romance and historiography

David STAINES

  • Canadian literature
  • Medieval literature
  • Victorian poetry

Andrew TAYLOR

  • Middle English
  • History of reading
  • Medieval minstrel performance

 

NINETEENTH-CENTURY BRITISH LITERATURE (ROMANTIC AND VICTORIAN)

Mary ARSENEAU

  • Nineteenth-Century British literature
  • Victorian poetry
  • Christina Rossetti
  • The Pre-Raphaelites
  • Tractarian poetics
  • Literature and medicine
  • Nineteenth-century British women poets

James BROOKE-SMITH

  • Nineteenth-Century British literature
  • Media and communication theory
  • History of science and technology

Ian DENNIS

  • British literature
  • British and American Romanticism
  • Literary and anthropological theory
  • Creative writing

Lauren GILLINGHAM

  • Nineteenth-century British literature and the novel
  • Regency society, popular genres, popular culture
  • Realism, romance, and the “rise of the novel”

 

RENAISSANCE LITERATURE

Victoria E. BURKE

  • Early modern manuscript cultures
  • Sixteenth- and seventeenth-century women’s writing
  • Commonplace books and miscellanies

Jennifer PANEK

  • Early modern drama
  • Gender and sexuality
  • Early modern cultural studies

Irene (Irena) R. MAKARYK

  • Shakespeare
  • Shakespeare’s afterlife
  • Soviet avant-garde theatre
  • War and culture
  • Les Kurbas
  • Modernism

 

RESTORATION AND 18TH-CENTURY LITERATURE

Frans DE BRUYN

  • Restoration and eighteenth-century literature
  • Literary genre
  • Georgic poetry
  • Literary history
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