BOOKS

Emma Donoghue’s Literary Rooms: New Critical Essays. Co-edited with Linden Peach (U. of Wales). In progress. Projected publication date: Winter 2014.

 

REFEREED ESSAYS & BOOK CHAPTERS

“The Whole City’s our Bawdy-House, My Lass:’ Deterritorialized Bodies and Affective Spaces in Emma Donoghue’s Slammerkin and Dionne Brand’s What We All Long For.” Peer English 9 (Special Issue on Time and Space in Contemporary Women’s Writing). Eds. C. O’Callaghan and A. Pryce. Forthcoming October 2013. Date of acceptance: Oct. 10, 2012. 18pp.

“A Threatening Fetish: The Female Body through Carver’s Hitchcockian Eye.” Not Far From Here: The Paris Symposium on Raymond Carver. Eds. Robert Miltner and Vickie Fachard. Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2013. 69-80.

“Toxic Bodies that Matter: Trans-Corporeal Materialities in Dionne Brand’s Ossuaries.” Canada and Beyond: A Journal of Canadian Literary and Cultural Studies 2.1-2 (December 2012): 51-68.

“Intertextuality, Parody and Jouissance in Emma Donoghue’s Dissenting Fairy Tales.” Voicing Dissent: New Voices in Irish Criticism. Eds. Noreen Doody and Sandrine Brisset. Dublin: Irish Academic Press, 2012. 190-201.

 “Classical Fairy-Tales in Modern Landscapes: Felicia’s Journey by William Trevor.” The Irish Knot: Essays on Imaginary/Real Ireland. Eds. Maria José Carrera, Anunciación Carrera, Enrique Cámara and Celsa Dapía. Valladolid: Universidad de Valladolid, 2008. 193-201.

Diswomen Strike Back? The Evolution of Disney’s Femmes in the 1990s.” Atenea Journal 27.2 (December 2007): 55-67.

“Tales of Sound and Fury: Women in Merlinda Bobis’s White Turtle.” Narrating the Past: (Re)Constructing Memory, (Re)Negotiating History. Eds. Nandita Batra and Vartan Messier. Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2007. 141-152.

 

EDITED JOURNAL ISSUES

Guest Co-editor (with Marie Carrière, University of Alberta), “Alliances/Transgressions/Betrayals: Women’s Writing in Canada & Québec Today,” Canada and Beyond: A Journal of Canadian Literary and Cultural Studies 3.1-2 (December 2013). http://canada-and-beyond.com/index.php/canada-and-beyond

Guest Co-editor (with Claire Fabre-Clark, University of Paris XII), “Carver and Feminism,” The Raymond Carver Review 2 (Spring 2009). http://dept.kent.edu/english/RCR/issues/02/index.html


EDITOR’S ARTICLE

“Passionate Fictions: Raymond Carver and Feminist Theory.” The Raymond Carver Review 2 (Spring 2009): 20-32.

 

BOOK REVIEWS

Brandt, Di. Walking to Mojácar, in The Goose 10 (Winter 2012): 92-93.  

Cuder-Domínguez, Pilar et al. eds., Transnational Poetics: Asian Canadian Women’s Fiction of the 1990s (TSAR, 2011), in Contemporary Women’sWriting 7.2(July 2013): 231-32. 

Donoghue, Emma. Slammerkin, in PG CWWN (Postgraduate Contemporary Women’s Writing Network) Newsletter 2.1 (Spring/Summer 2011): 6.


WORK IN PROGRESS

“Biopolitical Effacement and Disposable Bodies in Borderless: A Docu-Drama about the Lives of Undocumented Workers.” Book chapter requested by Dr. Belén Martín-Lucas for inclusion in the book Making Difference in the Global Market: The Production, Circulation and Reception of Transnational Imaginaries (forthcoming 2014). Completed.

“An Archive of Spectacular Wonders: The Biocapitalization of the Female Body in Emma Donoghue’s The Woman Who Gave Birth to Rabbits.” Essay to be included in the collection Emma Donoghue’s Literary Rooms: New Critical Essays. Completed.

Interview with Indo-Caribbean Canadian writer and visual artist Shani Mootoo. Completed. To be submitted for publication.

 

INVITED LECTURES

“Biopolitical Effacement and Disposable Bodies in Borderless: A Docu-Drama about the Lives of Undocumented Workers.” University of Vigo, Spain, March 15, 2013.

“Toxic Bodies that Matter: Trans-Corporeal Materialities in Dionne Brand’s Ossuaries.” Biannual Conference Canada and Beyond 2. University of Vigo, Spain, June 25-27, 2012. 

“V.O. en el Aula de Idiomas: Un Viaje a Través del Lenguaje y los Mitos.” Jornadas Nacionales sobre el Aprendizaje de las Lenguas Extranjeras. Departamento de Educación, Cultura y Deporte del Gobierno de Aragón,Zaragoza, Spain, February 28-March 2, 2007.

“Raymond Carver and International Feminist Theory.” International Raymond Carver Society Symposium. Palmer House Hilton Hotel, Chicago (IL), US, December 28-29, 2007.


CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

“‘I Am Your Spy Here, Your Terrorist, Find Me’: Cross-Border Assemblages in Dionne Brand’s   Poetry.” Somatechnics International Conference—Missing Links: The Somatechnics of        Decolonisation. Linköping University, Sweden, June 17-19, 2013.

“Deviant Populations and Globalized Surveillance in Emma Donoghue’s Room:Towards a New Cross-Border Ethic.” Hybrid Irelands: At Culture’s Edge. University of Notre Dame, Indiana, US, March 29-31, 2012.

“Queer TransCanadian Women Writers in the 21st Century: Mapping a New Cross-Border Ethic.” Canadian Women Writers Conference: Space/Place/Play, Canadian Writing Research Collaboratory 2, Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada, October 27-29, 2011.

“Corporeal Citizenship: Unruly Bodies and Closet Spaces in Emma Donoghue’s Room.” Spanish Association for Irish Studies International Conference: (Un)Becoming Irishness: Imperfections and National Identities. University of Oviedo, Spain, May 25-28, 2011.

“Whose City Is It? Mapping the Intersections of Gender and Race in Dionne Brand’s What We All Long For.” Research Seminar Urban Spaces in/and Canada's Literatures. Canadian Literature Centre, University of Alberta, Canada, Feb. 4, 2011.

“Cross-Border Subjects: The Construction of Female Identity in Tsitsi Dangarembga’s Nervous Conditions.” Borders and Border Crossings: An Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference on Liminality, Hybridity, Mediation, Exchange and Everything In-Between. University of British Columbia Okanagan, Canada, March 12-13, 2009.

“A Threatening Fetish: The Female Body through Carver’s Hitchcockian Eye.” Commemorating and Celebrating Raymond Carver (1938-1988) Symposium. University of Paris XII, France, June 5-8, 2008.

Diswomen: Disneyesque Rewriting of Fairy Tales.” Feminist & Women’s Studies AssociationConference: Feminism and Popular Culture. University of Newcastle, UK, June 29-July 1, 2007.

“Intertextuality, Parody and Jouissance in Emma Donoghue’s Kissing the Witch.” New Voices in Irish Criticism. St. Patrick’s College, Dublin, Ireland, April 20-21, 2007.

 “Landscapes of Transgression in Emma Donoghue’s Kissing the Witch.” Women in Irish Culture and History. University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland, October 20-22, 2006.

“Classical Fairy-Tales in Modern Landscapes: Felicia’s Journey by William Trevor.” Spanish Association for Irish Studies International Conference: Imaginary/ Real Ireland. University of Valladolid, Spain, May 25-27, 2006.

“Tales of Sound and Fury: Women in Merlinda Bobis’s White Turtle.” College English Association-Caribbean Chapter: Narrating the Past: (Re) Constructing memory, (Re) Negotiating History. University of Puerto Rico, October 28-29, 2005.


CONFERENCE & ROUNDTABLE ORGANIZATION

Leading organizer of the second international conference “Affecting Women’s Writing in Canada & Québec Today,” Université de Montréal, Nov. 15-17, 2013. Co-organized with Professors Simon Harel (U. of Montréal), Marie Carrière (U. of Alberta), and Daniel Laforest (U. of Alberta).

Leading organizer of the first international conference “Canadian and Québécois Women Writers Today: Alliances/Transgressions/Betrayals.” The Banff Centre, Alberta, Canada. October 12-14, 2012. Co-organized with Professors Simon Harel (U. of Montréal), Marie Carrière(U. of Alberta), and Daniel Laforest (U. of Alberta). 

Co-organizer of CACLALS Roundtable “Stepping Forward, Looking Back: Post-colonial, Global, Transnational, and Diasporic Studies in the 21st Century.” Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences (Canadian Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences), University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. May 27, 2012. Co-organized with Dr. Melissa Stephens (U. of Alberta) and Ph.D. Candidate Camille Van der Marel (U. of Alberta).       


EDITORIAL BOARDS

Member of the Review Board of The Graduate Journal of Social Science from July 2013-December 2013 for the special issue on “Theorising Affect.” Eds. Alexa Athelstan (Leeds University, UK) and Rosemary Deller (University of Manchester, UK).

Member of the Editorial Board of Inquire, a journal of Comparative Literature. From Oct. 2010 to Oct. 2011. Ed. David Buchanan. University of Alberta, Canada.

Member of the Editorial Board of Atenea Journal from November 2006 to November 2008. Ed. Nandita Batra. University of Río Piedras at Mayagüez, Puerto Rico.

Member of the Editorial Board of The Raymond Carver Review since May 2005. Ed. Robert Miltner. Kent State University, USA.