Publications

SELECTED SCHOLARLY PUBLICATIONS:

forthcoming “Claiming the Cancer Killjoy: The Public Discourses of Chasing the Cancer Answer and Crazy Sexy Cancer.” Special Issue: Cultures of Cancer. TOPIA: Canadian Journal of Cultural Studies.

2015 “Queering Breast Cancer’s Affective Narratives – The Summer of Her Baldness and The L Word.” Special Issue: Queer/Affect. Mosaic: A Journal for the Interdisciplinary Study of Literature. 48.1: 49-64. Print.

2014 “Counternarratives of Breast Cancer and Chronic Illness – Performing Disruption, Patienthood and Narrative Repair.” Special Issue: On Medicine. Performance Research. 19.4: 97-106. Print.

2011 “Feeling Angry: Breast Cancer Narratives, Cancer Prevention and Public Affects.” Canadian Woman Studies. Special Issue: Women and Cancer. 28.2/3: 117-122. Print.

2008 “Unfulfilled Promises: Troubling Trafficked Women in Eastern Promises.” Re-public: Re-imagining Democracy. Special Issue: Sexing Borders: n. pag. Web.

Translated into Greek: “Ανεκπλήρωτες υποσχέσεις: Προβληματισμός για το εμπόριο γυναικών στην ταινία Eastern Promises.” Re-public: Re-imagining Democracy. Special Issue: Φύλο και σύνορα.: n. pag. Web.

SELECTED SCHOLARLY PAPER PRESENTATIONS:

2015 “Chronically Ill, Critically Crip?: Poetry, Poetics and Dissonant Disabilities.” Feminist Scholars Speakers Series, Univeristy of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, November 25

2015    “Chronically Ill, Critically Crip?: Querying Disability Poetry and Poetics.” Pacific Rim International Conference on Disability and Diversity, Honolulu, HI, May 18-19

2015    “Crip Poetry and Poetics: Exploring the Autobiographical Body.” Faculty in Residence Lecture Series, Quest University Canada, Squamish, BC, March 6

2014    “‘The Angry Breast Cancer Survivors’: Creating Justice Through Sharing Stories.” National Women’s Studies Association, San Juan, PR, November 13-16

2014    “Perseverance, Process and Purpose: Poetry as a Social Justice Project.” Faculty in Residence Lecture Series, Quest University Canada, Squamish, BC, April 22

2013    “Breast Cancer at the Edge of Cultural Politics: Cancer Rage, Gender Rage.” Sexuality Studies Association, Victoria, BC, June 1-2 2013, Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences

2013    “Feminist Bioethics, Narrative Ethics and Disruptive Breast Cancer Narratives: Claiming the Subjective Edge.” Women’s and Gender Studies et Recherches Féministes, Victoria, BC, June 1-4 2013, Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences

2011    “Resisting Breast Cancer’s Normative Script: Catherine Lord’s The Summer of Her Baldness.” Thinking Gender 2011, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, February 11

2011    “Performing Elegiac Politics.” Endnotes: Beyond the Book, Pushing the Boundaries of English Studies, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, April 8 2011

2009    “Dermographia: (Desire).” Canadian Women’s Studies Association, Ottawa, ON, May 24-26, Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences

SELECTED POETRY PUBLICATIONS:

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“Sensorial.” Plenitude. Victoria. 1 (2012): 24-26.

31_1_cover“Pass Creek.” Room Magazine. Vancouver. 31.1 (2008): 50-61.

451prism1“Surge Narrows.” Prism International. Vancouver: University of British Columbia. 46:2 (2008): 55-58.

fh234“Vernacular Hearts.” The Fiddlehead. Fredericton: University of New Brunswick. 234 (2008): 59-62.

qwerty“Disquiet.” Qwerty. Fredericton: University of New Brunswick. 21 (2007): 9-12.

462prism“Indifferent Season.” Prism International. Vancouver: University of British Columbia. 45:1 (2006): 22-27.

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