Faculty

Dwayne Avery

Assistant Professor

Research Interests

Media Studies, Film Studies, Urban Media and Cultures, Motherhood Studies

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Caitlin Charman

Assistant Professor

  • Office: AA 3040
  • Telephone: (709) 864-8290
  • Email: ccharman@mun.ca

Research Interests

Newfoundland and Labrador literature; Atlantic Canadian literature; Canadian literature; Ocean Studies; Energy Humanities and Petrocultures; Environmental Writing and Theory; Cultural Geography and Place Studies; Regionalism; Heritage and Tourism Studies; Public Policy; Food

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Bradley Clissold

Associate Professor

Research Interests

Twentieth-Century Literature (Modernism and Postmodernism, esp. British and American); Literary and Cultural Theory; Cinema and Popular Culture Studies; Adaptation Practices and Reception Aesthetics; Materialist Close Readings of Objecthood (postcards, bowling, slumming, taboo drug cultures, phantom limb, parallax, ekphrasis);

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Mary Dalton

Full Professor

Research Interests

Newfoundland literature; contemporary Canadian poetry; creative writing: poetry

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Joel Deshaye

Assistant Professor

Research Interests

Canadian literature, especially fiction and poetry; metaphor; celebrity; film; genre

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Danine Farquharson

Associate Professor

Research Interests

Irish literature, 20th and 21st Century British literature, energy humanities, literary theory, postcolonial studies

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Robert Finley

Associate Professor

Research Interests

Creative Nonfiction, The Essay, Translation, Text and Image, Contemporary Poetry, Caribbean Literature, Environment/ Wilderness/ Domestic Landscape

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John A. Geck

Assistant Professor

Research Interests

  • Medieval literary transmissions of high to low culture (romance, drama, hagiography)
  • Medievalist transmissions of medieval to modern (literature and film)
  • Historical and documentary contexts of late medieval English drama and public performance
  • Textual criticism and editing
  • Medieval literary place and space; travel, trade, and other intercultural and interreligious contact; historical geographic information systems (GIS)

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Noreen Golfman

Full Professor. Provost & VP (Academic)

Research Interests

Canadian Literature, Film Studies, Women's Literature, Critical Theory

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Ágnes Juhász-Ormsby

Associate Professor

Research Interests

Early Modern English Literature (poetry and drama), Book History and Print Culture, Neo-Latin Literature

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Valerie Legge

Full Professor

Research Interests

Canadian Literature, Women's Literature, Critical Theory, Aboriginal Studies, Travel Literature

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Christopher Lockett

Associate Professor

Research Interests

Postwar American literature and culture; film, media, and popular culture; fantasy and science fiction

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Jennifer Lokash

Associate Professor and Department Head

Research Interests

British Romantic Literature, Literature and Environment, Literature and Medicine, The Gothic, Posthumanism

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Andrew Loman

Associate Professor

Research Interests

Nineteenth Century American Literature, Urban Literature, Children's Literature, Pre-Marxian Socialism

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Denyse Lynde

Full Professor

Research Interests

Canadian Drama and Theatre History, Irish Drama, Feminist Drama, Contemporary Newfoundland Drama

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Lisa Moore

Assistant Professor

Research Interests

Writing fiction, creative non-fiction, art criticism, stage plays, and collectively written dramatic podcasts

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Donald W. Nichol

Full Professor

Research Interests

18th-Century Studies, Book History, Film, Scottish Literature, Songwriting, Alexander Pope, Anthony Burgess

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Robert Ormsby

Associate Professor

Research Interests

Shakespeare, Shakespeare in Performance, Theatre History

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Nancy Pedri

Full Professor

Research Interests

Image-Word Relations, Photography in Fiction, Comics, Graphic Memoir

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Fiona Polack

Associate Professor

Research Interests

Petrocultures and Energy Humanities, Island and Ocean Studies, Settler Colonialism, Newfoundland and Labrador Literary and Cultural Studies, Australian Literature

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William Schipper

Full Professor

Research Interests

Old English; Carolingian studies; Biblical commentaries; Hrabanus Maurus

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Jamie Skidmore

  • Full Professor
  • Coordinator, Diploma in Performance and Communications Media

Research Interests

Theatre, Drama, Newfoundland Theatre, Puppetry

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Annette Staveley

Full Professor

Research Interests

Nineteenth and Twentieth Century British Literature, Comedy, Gender and Comedy, Shakespeare

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Donna Walsh

Associate Professor

Research Interests

Fantasy, Science Fiction, Other Speculative Literatures, Twentieth
Century American Literature

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Contact

Department of English

230 Elizabeth Ave, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1B 3X9

Postal Address: P.O. Box 4200, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1C 5S7

Tel: (709) 864-8000