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Helena Almeida


Masters Thesis Title

“The Life of the Imagination”: Wonder and Identity in A.S. Byatt’s Metafiction

Research Interests

Contemporary metafiction, Early Modern drama, empathy, wonder, narrative identity, creativity

Awards and Recognition
SSHRC Joseph Armand Bombardier CGS Master’s Scholarship, Queen’s University, 2021-2022
Tri-Council Recipient Recognition Award, Queen’s University, 2021-2022
Wesbrook Scholar, UBC, 2021
Martha C. Piper Arts Award in Global Citizenship, UBC, 2021
Outstanding Leader in the Faculty of Arts, UBC, 2021
Ann Liisa McCutcheon Memorial Award, UBC, 2021
Carol Coates Literary Prize, UBC, 2021
Margaret Lawrence Scholarship in Arts, UBC, 2021
Katherine Brearley Arts Scholarship, UBC, 2020
Wallace and Ethel Wilson Scholarship, UBC, 2020
William and Nona Heaslip Scholarship, UBC, 2017-2020
Robert and Kazuko Barker Award, UBC, 2019
One World International Scholarship, UBC, 2018
Trek Excellence Scholarship, UBC, 2017
Graduate Supervision

Department of English, Queen's University

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49 Bader Lane
Kingston ON K7L 3N6

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