Dr. Jennifer Esmail
Contact InformationEmail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Phone: 519-884-0710 ext.ext. 3186
Office Location: DAWB 2-139
Office Hours: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 11:30-12:30, or by appointment
Personal Website: http://floatingacademy.wordpress.com/
Postdoctoral Fellow - Department of English, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
PhD - English literature, Queen's University
- Victorian literature
- Deaf and Disability Studies
- Animal Studies
- History of Media and Technology
Reading Victorian Deafness: Signs and Sounds in Victorian Literature and Culture. Ohio University Press, 2013.
“‘I Listened With My Eyes’: Writing Speech and Reading Deafness in the Fiction of Charles Dickens and Wilkie Collins. ELH: English Literary History 78.4 (Winter 2011).
“‘Perchance My Hand May Touch the Lyre’: Orality and Textuality in Nineteenth-Century Deaf Poetry.” Victorian Poetry 49.4 (Winter 2011).
“The Power of Deaf Poetry: The Exhibition of Literacy and the Nineteenth-Century Sign Language Debates.” Sign Language Studies 8.4 (Summer 2008): 348 – 68.
Guest co-editor with Christopher Keep. Victorian Review. Special Issue: Victorian Disability 35.2. Fall 2009.
EN 119: Reading Fiction
EN 301: Literary Theory
EN 396: Mid-Victorian Literature
EN 450m: Disability in Victorian Literature
EN 692j: Animals in Victorian Fiction