Heather Macfarlane

Heather Macfarlane

PhD Toronto

Contact Information

Office: Watson 432
Office Hours: Tues. 10:30–11:30 am, 2:30–3:30 pm, Thurs. 1:00–2:00 pm, Fri. 12:00–1:00 pm
Extension: 74409
E-mail: heather.macfarlane@queensu.ca

Research Interests

Cemeteries and burial sites in literature produced in Canada, Franco-Indigenous literatures, an examination of Indigenous literary works that resist the promotion of economic prosperity as panacea.

Recent Publications

  • “Women Writing Northern Travel,” Canadian Journal of American Studies 44.1 (forthcoming 2014).
  • Introduction and co-editor with Armand Garnet Ruffo, Critical Approaches to Native Literature: An Introduction (Peterborough: Broadview Press, forthcoming 2014).
  • Introduction and co-editor with Jennifer Andrews and Michèle Lacombe, Indigeneity in Dialogue: Indigenous Literary Expression Across Linguistic Divides, special issue of Studies in Canadian Literature 35.2 (2010).
  • “Beyond the Divide: The Use of Native Languages in Anglo- and Franco-Indigenous Theatre,” Studies in Canadian Literature 35.2 (2010): 95–109.
  • “Pour une autocritique amérindienne: le fantastique de Bernard Assiniwi et l’étude des genres,” Littératures autochtones émergentes, ed. Maurizio Gatti and Louis-Jacques Dorais (Montréal: Mémoire d’encrier, 2010) 193–206.