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MemberColin Martin

…Doctor of Philosophy in English, 2016, University of Calgary, AB, Canada-        Specialization: Canadian Literature-        Thesis: “At the Margins: Chapbook Presses in Canada”-        Secondary Specialization: Literary TheoryUniversity Teaching Certificate, 2009, Concordia University, QC, Canada-        Full term professionalization programMaster of Arts in English Literature, 2009, Concordia University, QC, Canada-        Specialization: Canadian Literature-        Course-based, with comprehensive examsBachelor of Arts in English (Honours), 2006, University of Calgary, AB, Canada-        Creative Writing Concentration-        Specialization: contemporary Canadian poetics and genre fiction-        Thesis: “Victor,” detective fictionCommunications Diploma, …
… Using the Private Library. Montréal: Concordia University, June 18, 2016.”Manifest Communeroterie.” Community or Coterie: Who Are These People Anyway? Canadian Writers’ Summit. Toronto, Harbourfront Centre, June 17, 2016.“Transition Presses: Canadian Small Presses and Media Innovation.” Canadian Literary Histories. ACCUTE Conference, Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences.        Calgary: University of Calgary, May 30, 2016.“Women’s Avant Garde Poetics Now.” En Garde! Single Onion Reading Series. Readers: Liz Howard, Nikki Sheppy, Natalie Simpson. Calgary: Shelf Life Books, Feb. 18, 2016.   Supported by Canada Council for the Arts, Alberta Foundation for the Arts, & Calgary  Arts Development Association.“Situating Calgary: Contemporary Calgary Place and Poetics.” MLA 2015 President’…

Currently located in Calgary, Canada, Colin Martin studies micropress publishing and circulation. Current projects include the rebuilding of his doctoral study of Canadian small press and micropress poetry publishing, a digital archive project proposed for a SSHRC-funded postdoc, and editing a collection of essays on Calgary poetics. 

MemberNicholas Bradley

…Rain Shadow. University of Alberta Press, 2018.

We Go Far Back in Time: The Letters of Earle Birney and Al Purdy, 1947–1987. Edited by Nicholas Bradley. Harbour Publishing, 2014.

Greening the Maple: Canadian Ecocriticism in Context. Edited by Ella Soper and Nicholas Bradley. University of Calgary Press, 2013….

I have taught at the University of Victoria since 2007. My principal areas of research and teaching are Canadian literature and American literature. I have particular interests in the literatures and cultures of the Pacific coast of Canada and the United States; in landscape and environment; and in poetry. I am also an associate editor of Canadian Literature.

MemberPatrick Finn

I work in a variety of areas related to human performance. My work focuses on the intersection of performance and technology, where “technology” is any form or process that we use to express ourselves. Thus, technology could be anything from the use of story to share information, the application of vocal training to better communicate, or the development of complex computer programs in order to engage the world. Specialties: Performance, Research Methods, Teaching, Drama, Theatre, English Literature, Music, Internet, Web, Culture, Social Media, Information Technology, Culture, Literature, Writing.