Department of English


English Language and Literature

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Maggie Berg

Photographer: Bernard Clark


Maggie Berg


DPhil Oxford, CV/Bio (PDF 74 KB) 

613-533-6000, ext. 74418

Office: Watson Hall, Room 431

2019-20 Courses

  • ENGL 451 001-5/3.0 Topics in Victorian Literature I – Fainting Women and Freak Shows: the Representation of Deviant Bodies in Victorian Literature and Culture

Research Interests

  • Victorian literature
  • the Brontës
  • literary theory
  • gender and sexuality
  • pedagogy, academia

Recent Publications

The Slow Professor: Challenging the Culture of Speed in the Academy. Co-authored with Barbara Seeber. University of Toronto Press, 2016.

“The Slow Professor: Challenging the Culture of Speed in the Academy,” with Barbara Seeber. Transformative Dialogues: Teaching & Learning Journal 6. 3. April 2013.

“ ‘Let me have its bowels then’: Violence, Sacrificial Structure and Anne Brontë’s The Tenant of Wildfell Hall,” LIT: Literature, Interpretation, Theory (Jan–March 2010)

“ ‘Hapless Dependents’: Women and Animals in Anne Brontë’s Agnes Grey,” Studies in the Novel (2002)