Dr. Jamie Paris

Assistant Professor of English for Corpus Christi College and Instructor for Saint Mark's College

PhD, English, University of British Columbia (2008-2015)

M.A. English, University of Regina (2008-2010)

B.A. (Double Major Honours, Student of Highest Distinction) English and Philosophy, University of Winnipeg (2000-2008)

Jamie Paris' dissertation was entitled "Mark this Show": On Dramatic Attention, Martyrdom, and Confessional Prayer in Christopher Marlowe’s and William Shakespeare’s Tragedies.

Paris’ teaching interests include English composition and non-fiction, early modern drama, Children’s Literature, Canadian Literature, and First Nations Literature. Paris teaches the second-year English literature survey courses (to English Literature to 1750 and English Literature 1750 to 1900). Paris also teaches in the Running Start program at Vancouver College, Saint Thomas Aquinas and Notre Dame.

Select Publications

With Mike Borkent (UBC). “Asymmetric Digital Collaboration and Collective Authorship: On Digital Genres and Writing Processes for CanLit Guides.” Digital Studies/ Le champ numérique [Online] (2016): n.pag. Web 31 March 2016. http://www.digitalstudies.org/ojs/index.php/digital_studies/article/view/306/410. 6641 words. (50%)

“Flipped Marking and Plagiarism Avoidance in a Digital Age: Rethinking marking as a scholarly community development tool.” Digital Studies/ Le champ numérique [Online] (2014): n.pag. Web 13 July 2014. http://www.digitalstudies.org/ojs/index.php/digital_studies/article/view/272/324 4000 words.

“On the Function of Money, Spending, and Saving in Recent Canadian Children’s Texts Dealing with Poverty and Homelessness.” Jeunesse: Young People, Texts, Cultures 1.2 (2009): 203-17.

“On Kipling’s Ambivalence with Respect to War in ‘Mary Postgate.’” The Kipling Journal 329 (2008): 42-59.

Select Conference Presentations

“‘Is Black So Base a Hue?’ On the Racialized Confession of Shakespeare’s Aaron in Titus Andronicus.” The Shakespeare Association of America. Annual conference. New Orleans, Louisiana. March 23rd-26, 2016.

“The (Ir)Reversible Horizon of Death in King Lear.” The Shakespeare Association of America. Annual conference. Vancouver, BC. April 1st-4th, 2015.

“‘Hell is Murky:’ On Visual Culture and Obscene Prayer in Shakespeare’s Macbeth.” Theatres of Conversion: Early Modern Cities, Courts, and Playhouses. Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies, Victoria University, University of Toronto. Toronto. October 24th-25th, 2014.

“‘That Grieves me Most’: On Confession and Subversion in Christopher Marlowe’s The Jew of Malta.” The Shakespeare Association of America. Annual conference. St Louis. April 10th-12th, 2014.

“Lest you be moved too much by my sad tale: Tragedy, Camp, and Female Martyrdom in Christopher Marlowe’s Dido, Queen of Carthage.” Canadian Society for Renaissance Studies/ La Société Canadienne d'études de la Renaissance. Annual conference. Brock University. May 24th-May 26th. 2014.

“‘Try what confession can’: The Dramaturgical function of unhappy confessions in Shakespeare’s Hamlet and Macbeth.” The Shakespeare Association of America. Annual conference. Toronto. May 29th-31st, 2013.

“‘Tell me, you Christians, what doth this portend’: On the Circulation of Religious Affects in Marlowe’s The Jew of Malta.” Association of Canadian College and University Teachers of English. University of Victoria. June 1st-4th, 2013.