Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures


Languages, Literatures and Cultures


Languages, Literatures and Cultures

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Jill Scott

Cross-Appointed with Gender Studies, Affiliated with Cultural Studies
Vice-Provost (Teaching and Learning), Interim Associate Vice-Principal (International)

Research interests: Interests: Indigenous language revitalization, Indigenous storytelling & the law, restorative & transitional justice, forgiveness & reconciliation, social dynamics of mourning & grief, German & Austrian literary modernisms; teaching and learning in higher education, learning outcomes assessment.

Phone: 613-533-6000 ext. 77955
Office: Richardson Hall 353


Ph. D. in Comparative Literature, University of Toronto, 1998
M. A. in Comparative Literature, Carleton University, Ottawa, 1993
B. A. (Hon.) German and French, University of Manitoba, 1990


Jill Scott is the author of A Poetics of Forgiveness: Cultural Responses to Loss and Wrongdoing (New York: Palgrave, 2010) and Electra after Freud: Myth and Culture (Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2005), and co-editor of Thinking and Practicing Reconciliation: Teaching and Learning Through Literary Responses to Conflict (Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Press, 2013).


Professor Scott was recently teaching:

LLCU 322 Conflict and Culture: Literature, Law, and Human Rights

CV as PDF document (350 KB)

Updated April 2019