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Dr. Lindsey McMaster

Dr. Lindsey McMaster

Dr. Lindsey McMaster

Faculty of Arts & Science - English, Service Course Instructor
office: H147
email: lindseym@nipissingu.ca
tel: 705.474.3450      
ext: 4337
fax: 705.474.1947


BA, University of Alberta;
MA, University of British Columbia;
PhD, University of British Columbia

Areas of Specialization:

Canadian Studies, Academic Writing, Nineteenth-Century Canadian Literature and Women’s Writing, Gothic Studies, Gender Studies, Postcolonial Studies.


Working Girls in the West: Representations of Wage-Earning Women. Vancouver: UBC
Press, 2008.

“Gothic Romance in Quebec: Engaging English and French in Nineteenth-Century English-Canadian Fiction by Women.” Regenerations: Canadian Women's Writing / Ecriture des femmes au Canada. Ed. Marie Carrière and Patricia Demers. Edmonton: University of Alberta Press, 2014.

“The ‘Murray Look’: Trauma as Family Legacy in L.M. Montgomery’s Emily of New Moon Trilogy.” CCL/LCJ: Canadian Children's Literature/Littérature canadienne pour la jeunesse 34.2 (Fall 2008): 50-74. (Anne of Green Gables centennial issue)

“The Urban Working Girl in Turn-of-the-Century Canadian Fiction.” Essays on Canadian Writing 77 (Fall 2002): 1-25.

With Jonathan Wisenthal, Jeff Miller, et al, “Online Learning and Intellectual Liberty: A Mixed-Mode Experiment in the Humanities” College Teaching 53.3 (2005): 102-109.

With Rob Breton. “Dissing the Age of MOO: Initiatives, Alternatives, and Rationality in Buffy the Vampire Slayer.” Slayage: The Online International Journal of Buffy Studies 1 (Jan. 2001).

Invited Lectures:

“‘You could never tell’: Secrets Kept in Canadian Fiction.” Lecture for INTD 2005: Introduction to Interdisciplinary Analysis: SECRETS. Nipissing University. 6 May 2015.

“‘Deep caves paved with kitchen linoleum’: Alice Munro and Canadian Gothic.” A Celebration of Alice Munro’s Nobel Prize in Literature. Nipissing University. 23 January 2014.

Courses Taught:

​ACAD 1601, Academic Writing
ENGL 3497, Canadian Gothic
ENGL 3147, Studies in Postcolonial Literature
ENGL 2255: Canadian Literature from the Colonial to the Contemporary Period
ENGL 3496, Undoing the Marriage Plot
ENGL 3525: The Rise and Development of the Novel
ENGL 2035, Literary Theory and Critical Practice
ENGL 2116, Canadian Prairie Fiction
ENGL 4987, Honours Seminar: Humour and Comedy in Canadian Writing

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