Recent Faculty Publications



Trevor Carolan

New World Dharma: Interviews and Encounters with Buddhist Teachers, Writers, and Leaders.  SUNY Press, 2016

The Literary Storefront: The Glory Years. Mother Tongue, 2015.

“On GeoActivism” (co-presented with Eric de Place). Presented at Cascadia Poetry Festival, April 2014. 

“Cascadia: The Life and Breath of the World” (moderator and co-presenter, with Gregory Dunne, U. Miyazawa, and Judith Roche). Presented at A.W.P Conference, March 2014.  

Cascadia: The Life and Breath of the World. Anthology, guest editor with Frank Stewart. University of Hawaii Press, 2013.

The Lotus Singers: Contemporary Stories from South Asia. Anthology, editor.  Cheng & Tsui, 2011.

Along the Rim: the Best of Pacific Rim Review of Books, Vol. II. Anthology, editor with R. Olafson. Ekstasis, 2011. 


John Carroll

Madding Aphrodite: Small Town Tales, Metaphors, & Dialogues of the Heart. Ekstasis, 2014.


Jim Daems

The Makeup of RuPaul’s Drag Race: Essays on the Queen of Reality Shows. Editor. McFarland, 2015.

“‘Most Dangerous Infections’: the Mother Tongue in Edmund Spenser’s The Shepheardes Calender.” In (M)Other Tongues. Juliane Prade, ed. Cambridge Scholars, 2013.

“A ‘Bag,’ a ‘Bunch of Grapes,’ a Circumcision, and a Winepress: Christ’s Genitals in the Poetry of George Herbert and John Milton.” Presented at Canadian Society for Renaissance Studies. June 2013.

“’I knew a girl once whose hair...’: Dumbledore and the Closet.” In Harry Potter Casebook.  Cynthia J. Hallett and Peggy J. Huey, eds. Palgrave, 2012.

“A Warr so Desperate”: John Milton and Some Contemporaries on the Irish Rebellion. Cambridge Scholars, 2012.


Rajnish Dhawan

“Sitthani—Verbal Porn Performed in the Public Sphere during a Pious Ceremony.” Presented at South Asian Literary Association Conference, January 2016.

Full House. Staged reading at the Reach Art Gallery, October 2, 2015.

That Land Beyond the Waves. Performed at Matsqui Centennial auditorium, November 1 and 2, 2014.

“Countering Dictatorial Absolutism Through satire—A Socio-Political Study of Pakistani Television Drama Aangan Tehda.” In Conjunctions, 2014

“Melting Boundaries—Intercultural Dialogue and Manifestation of Wrath in Karna and Achilles.” In Indraprasth, 2013.


Andrea MacPherson

What We Once Believed.  Caitlin Press Inc., 2017

Review of How Does a Single Blade of Grass Thank the Sun?; The Mountain Story; Between in Canadian Literature, 2015.

Ellipses. Signature, 2014.


Miriam Nichols

The Astonishment Tapes: Talks on Poetry and Autobiography with Robin Blaser and Friends. Editor. University of Alabama Press, 2015.


Carl Peters

Reading Gertrude Stein’s Tender Buttons. Talonbooks, 2015.


John Pitcher

Chaucer's Feminine Subjects: Figures of the Desire in The Canterbury Tales. Palgrave, 2012.


Michelle Superle

“The Last Bastion of Aesthetics? Formalism and the Rhetoric of Excellence in Children's Literary Awards” (co-written with Robert Bittner). In Prizing Children’s Literature. Kenneth Kidd and Joseph Thomas, eds. Routledge, forthcoming.

“A Tenure-track Dog.” In Professorial Paws. Ardra Cole and Sharon Sbrocchi, eds. Forthcoming.

“The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child: At the Core of a Child-centered Critical Approach to Children’s Literature.” In The Lion & the Unicorn, Spring 2016.

Contemporary English-language Indian Children’s Literature: Representations of Nation, Culture, and the New Indian Girl. Routledge, 2011.


Hilary Turner


Of The Man and the Woman in The Literary Review of Canada, 2015.

Of Chaos Inside Thunderstorms; There Are No Solid Gold Dancers Anymore; Blue Sonoma in  Event,Winter 2014-15.

Of The Selected Letters of John Glassco in Canadian Literature, Summer 2014.  


Melissa Walter

“Matteo Bandello’s Social Authorship and Paulina as Patroness in The Winter’s Tale.” In Shakespeare and the Italian Renaissance:  Appropriation, Transformation:  Opposition.  Michele Marrapodi, ed.  Ashgate, 2014. 

“‘Are you a comedian?’:  The Trunk in Twelfth Night and the Intertheatrical Construction of Character.” In Transnational Mobilities in Early Modern Theatre.  Robert Henke and Eric Nicholson, eds.  Ashgate, 2014. 

“Translation and identity in the Dialogues in the English and Malaiane Languages.” In Indographies.  Jonathan Gil Harris, ed.  Palgrave, 2012.

“Secret Interiors” (co-written with Curtis Perry). In The Duchess of Malfi. Christina Luckyj, ed.  Continuum, 2011. 

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