Category: Graduate Prize Winners

Graduate Student Presentation Prize Winner – 2018

Brandi Estey-Burtt (Dalhousie University) wins the 2018 CACLALS Graduate Student Presentation Prize for her paper “Dancing across the Divide: J.M. Coetzee’s Postsecular Embodiment.” Congratulations to Brandi Estey-Burtt, PhD candidate at Dalhousie University, for being selected by judges Drs. Diana Brydon,

Graduate Student Presentation Prize Winner – 2017

Amanda Perry (New York University) Wins CACLALS 2017 Graduate Student Presentation Prize! CACLALS warmly congratulates Amanda Perry, PhD candidate at New York University, for being selected by judges Drs. Susie O-Brien, Mariam Pirbhai and Pamela McCallum as the winner of

Graduate Student Presentation Prize Winner – 2016

Jason Sunder Wins CACLALS 2016 Graduate Student Presentation Prize CACLALS warmly congratulates Jason Sunder, PhD candidate at Western, for being selected by judges Drs. Herb Wyile, John Ball, and Pamela McCallum as the winner of the 2016 CACLALS Graduate Student

Graduate Student Presentation Prize Winner – 2015

Winner Robert Pasquini (McMaster): “Exhausting Victorian Bio-Capital: Threatened Biota and the Working-Class Economics of Extinction” Runners-up Brandi Estey-Burtt (Dalhousie): “The Ethics of Thievery and Mapping in Peter Carey’s Jack Maggs” Jordan Gabriel Sheridan (McMaster): “Mice and Men, Genes and Germs”:

Graduate Student Presentation Prize Winner – 2014

Winner Stephanie Oliver (Western): “The Politics of Scattering Seeds: Cultivation and Diasporic Settlement” Runners-up Andy Verboom (Western): “Comparative Genocidal Theory: Macaulay’s Minute and the Davin Report” Tania Aguila-Way (Ottawa): “‘as pollution erodes these lines/ no sense in food or rhyme’:

Graduate Student Presentation Prize Winner – 2013

Winner L. Camille Van Der Marel (Alberta): “Marginal Returns: Debts, Indebtedness, and the Caribbean-Canadian Diaspora” Runners-up Gregory Fenton (Guelph): “Resisting Neoliberal Citizenship from the Humanities” Rebecca Campbell (Western) “Insurgency and Commemoration at Batoche” For a description, criteria for judging, and

Graduate Student Presentation Prize Winner – 2012

Winner Jennifer Hardwick (Queen’s) “A Space of Not Knowing”: Settler Ignorance and the Study of Indigenous Literatures” Runners-Up Tania Aguila-Way (Ottawa) “Uncertain Landscapes: Trauma, Risk and Scientific Knowledge in Madeleine Thien’s Fiction” Kasim Husain (McMaster) “At What Price Home? Queer

Graduate Student Presentation Prize Winner – 2011

Winner Jesse Arseneault (McMaster): “Animal Movements and Postcolonial Geographies” Runners-up Jessie Forsyth (McMaster) “Just a Speculation: Epistemological Economies in Equiano’s Interesting Narrative” Amanda Perry (British Columbia) “Sounding Out Cross-Cultural Relations in Edward Kamau Brathwaite’s Rights of Passage” For a description,

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