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Wilfrid Laurier University Faculty of Arts
August 28, 2014
 
 
Canadian Excellence
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Dr. Jenny Kerber

Assistant Professor

Contact Information
Email: jkerber@wlu.ca
Phone: 519-884-0710 ext.4669

Office Location: 4-105D Woods Building
Office Hours: Thursday 10:00-12:00pm
Academic Background
PhD - York
MA - University of Victoria
BA (hons) - University of Saskatchewan

Research Interests:

Canadian Literature, esp. fiction
Environmental Literature and Criticism
Border Studies
Indigenous Literature (esp. Canadian)
Biography
Selected Publications:

Writing in Dust: Reading the Prairie Environmentally. Wilfrid Laurier UP. Environmental Humanities Series. 2010.

“Nature Trafficking: Writing and Environment in the Western Canada-US Borderlands.” Greening the Maple: Canadian Ecocriticism in Context. Eds. N. Bradley and E. Soper-Jones. Calgary: U of Calgary P. (forthcoming)

“Settlement and Dispossession in Early Twentieth Century Saskatchewan Literature.” The Literary History of Saskatchewan. Vol 1. Ed. D. Carpenter. Regina: Coteau Books, 2013.

“Plants out of Place: Over Prairie Trails and the Rhetoric of Belonging.” Over Prairie Trails. Canadian Critical Editions Series. Ed. A. Calder. Ottawa: Borealis / Tecumseh, 2010.

“Pulling up Roots: Border-crossing and Migrancy on Southern Alberta’s Irrigation Frontier.” The Dalhousie Review 90.1 (Spring 2010): 47-60.

“Monocultures, Monopolies, and Militarism: The Environmental Legacy of “Greater Production” in Robert Stead’s Grain.” Canadian Literature 198 (Autumn 2008): 58-73.