Book details

Publication date: August 2011
Features: 5 B&W photographs, introduction, notes, bibliography, index
Keywords: Feminism;Humanities;Women's Studies
Subject(s): SOCIAL SCIENCE / Feminism & Feminist Theory, Feminism / Humanities / Women's Studies, SOCIAL SCIENCE / Gender Studies, SOCIAL SCIENCE / Women's Studies, Gender studies, gender groups, Feminism;Humanities;Women's Studies, Gender Studies, Education
Publisher(s): The University of Alberta Press

Susan Brown. Susan Brown is a visiting Professor in English and Film Studies at the University of Alberta, and Professor in English and Theatre Studies at the University of Guelph.

Jeanne Perreault. Jeanne Perreault is Professor and Associate Head of the Graduate Program in the Department of English at the University of Calgary.

Jo-Ann Wallace. Jo-Ann Wallace is Chair of the Women's Studies Program and Professor in English and Film Studies at the University of Alberta.

Heather Zwicker. Heather Zwicker is Associate Professor of English and Vice-Dean of Arts at the University of Alberta in Edmonton. She locates her work at the crossroads of postcolonialism, feminism, and cultural studies.

Katherine Binhammer.

Christine Bold.

Patricia Clements.

Amber Dean. Amber Dean is Assistant Professor of Gender Studies and Cultural Studies at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario. Her first book, Remembering Vancouver’s Disappeared Women: Settler Colonialism and the Difficulty of Inheritance (2015), offers a critical analysis of the public representations, memorials, and activist strategies that brought the story of Vancouver’s disappeared women to a wider public. In addition to publishing work on the topic of Air India, she has also published several journal articles and book chapters on artistic and (counter)memorial responses to murdered or missing women from Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside, and on gentrification in Edmonton, Hamilton, and Vancouver. With Vancouver writer Anne Stone, she has guest edited a special issue of West Coast Line on representations of murdered or missing women, and she has contributed chapters to several edited books, including Reconciling Canada: Critical Perspectives on the Culture of Redress.

Cecily Devereux.

Len Findlay.

Louise Forsyth.

Lise Gotell.

Elizabeth Groeneveld.

Isobel Grundy.

Tessa Jordan.

Philomena Okeke-Ihejirika.

Christine Overall.

Heather Murray.

Donna Pennee.

Julie Rak.

Ann B. Shteir.

Aruna Srivastava.

Marjorie Stone.

Aritha van Herk. Aritha van Herk teaches Creative Writing, Canadian Literature and Contemporary Narrative at the University of Calgary. van Herk is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, and is active in Canada’s literary and cultural life, writing articles and reviews as well as creative work. Her novel, No Fixed Address, was nominated for the Governor General's Award for Fiction. She is well known in the broader community of the city, the province, and the country as a writer and a public intellectual.

Ann Wilson.

Erin Wunker.

"However difficult the swim sometimes seems, feminists in the liberal arts aren't drowning, as long as Canadian institutions continue to employ a range of thoughtful voices such as these, who remind us of the temperature of the water and the hazards therein."

Marni Stanley and Kathryn Barnwell, Canadian Literature

ISBNs: 9780888645500 978-0-88864-550-0 Title: not drowning but waving