BA (McGill), MA, PhD (Toronto)
Jennifer Andrews’s areas of interest include nineteenth- and twentieth-century English-Canadian and American literature, Native North American literature, literary theory, and cultural studies. Jennifer has supervised MA and PHD theses on a wide variety of academic topics including: studies of Leonard Cohen, English-Canadian short fiction by women, Dionne Brand's poetry, Native adaptations of Shakespearean drama, English-Canadian female fiction writers' use of humour, Douglas Coupland, and depictions of female adolescence in Maritime literature. She has also supervised creative theses. She has published articles in a variety of scholarly journals including American Literary History, ESC, American Indian Quarterly, ECW, The Canadian Review of American Studies and The Journal of Commonwealth Literature. Her co-authored book, Border Crossings: Thomas King’s Cultural Inversions, was published by the University of Toronto Press in 2003 and her SSHRC-funded book on Native North American women poets, titled In the Belly of a Laughing God, was published by the University of Toronto Press in 2011. She is currently working on a new book that explores American perceptions of Canada. Jennifer is a former Acting Editor/Co-editor of Studies in Canadian Literature (2001-2002, 2003-2012), and served as Acting Graduate Director from 2011-2012. She is a Co-Director of Honours & Majors. Current member of the Graduate Academic Unit.
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