Department of English

DEPARTMENT OF

English Language and Literature

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Chris Bongie

 

Chris Bongie

Professor

PhD Stanford, CV/Bio (PDF 300 KB) 

613-533-6000, ext. 74497
bongiec@queensu.ca

Office: Watson Hall, Room 426
Sabbatical 2016-2017 (Fall Term)

 

2016-17 Courses

  • ENGL 452-001/3.0 Topics in Victorian Literature – Late Victorian Popular Fiction
  • ENGL 476-001/3.0 Topics in Postcolonial Literatures I – Contemporary Caribbean Literature

Research Interests

  • colonial and postcolonial literary and cultural studies
  • nineteenth-century exoticism
  • Caribbean literature

Recent Publications

“The Cry of History: Juste Chanlatte and the Unsettling (Presence) of Race in Early Haitian Literature.” MLN 130.4 (2015): 807-35.

“Haiti, History, and the Law: Colin Dayan’s Fables of Conversion.” Small Axe 45 (2014): 162-77.

“Memories of Development: Vastey’s Le système colonial dévoilé and the Performance of Literacy.” In Baron de Vastey, The Colonial System Unveiled. Ed. C. Bongie. Liverpool: Liverpool UP, 2014. 247-84.

Current Supervisions

Shadi Ghazimoradi, Jessica Roberts, Jhordan Layne (about students)