CURRENT THESIS TOPICS


Pushpa Raj Acharya
Fiction and the Art of Government: Representation of Colonial and Postcolonial States in Anglophone Novels

Adwoa Atta Opoku-Agyemang
“Laughing that his laughter”: Play in the Narrative Technique of West African Writers

Lauren Beard
“Orestes Would Become Hamlet”: Crisis, Subjectivity, and Form in Modernist Literature

Marion Bilodeau
Voices and Machines: Inquiry into Sound Reproduction

Katherine Brisley Brennan
Nobody or a Nation: Postcolonial Ambivalence in Contemporary Irish and Caribbean Poetry

Jessica Ruth Copley
Revolting Subjects: The Extreme as a Mode of Resistance in Post-War French, American and Japanese Literature

Adleen Crapo
Punishment and Embodiment: an Examination of Gender and Disability in Early Modern Literature

Arianne Des Rochers
Translingual Canadas: Writing, Translation and Multiculturalism in the 21st Century

Jose Pedro Abreu Ferreira
Narratives of Mobility: Practices, Texts, and Meanings

Elizaveta Futerman
Shifting Paradigms: Rethinking the Discourse of Pathological Memory Loss

Darcy Gauthier
The Aesthetics and Politics of Haunting in 1950s Japan

Keegan Jennings Goodman
Bataille’s Philosophy of Life

Natasha Bronwen Hay
Sovereignty, Historiography, Violence in Benjamin, Nietzsche & Cohen

Nathaniel Harrington
Leyendo con(tra) Unamuno: Reading (Meta)fiction, and Politics

Sanja Ivanov
Objects of Nostalgia: Nostalgia and the Everyday in Post-Socialist Literature and Culture

Nefise Kahraman
En Route to “Fresh Air””: Towards a Poetics of Change of Air/Change of Place in Early 20th Century Turkish and Persian Novels.

Paula Liliana Karger
Transatlantic Alterity and Identity: Exploring the doncella Teodor’s Materialisations

Joseph Aloysius Klemens
Performative Monologue in European and Latin American Self-Referential

Kristopher Poulin-Thibault
Intimacy and Identity in Contemporary, Autobiographs

Saharnaz Samaeinejad
The Renunciation of Poetic Authenticity in the Poetry of Furugh Farrukhza

Rachel Freedman Stapleton
Autobiographical Strategies of Petition in Spanish and English Women’s Letters, 1530–1630

Leonard Stein
My Heart is in Sepharad: Writing Medieval Spain in the Modern Sephardi Diaspora

Lily Tarba
Shame and Honour in 18th and 19th Century Russian, and Georgian Literature and Verse by Way of Early, Modern English Literature

Robert Twiss
The Translation of Satirical Others in 18th century France and England

Yu Wang
Courageous Altruism: Transcultural Memories of the Rescue of Jews by Non-Jews during the Holocaust since 1980s

 

 

Postdoctoral Fellowship Projects


Dr. Stefanie Heine
The Poetics of Breathing (supervised by Prof. John Ricco)

Updated: August 8th, 2018