The First Feminist Wave in Canadian Fiction

13/10/2011 19:32

You are cordially invited to a lecture by

Professor David Staines

of the University of Ottawa, Canada



"The First Feminist Wave in Canadian Fiction"

Date: October 20, 2011, at 12:45 p.m.

                                            Room: G 103


The lecture centers on Lucy Maud Montgomery and her famous novel, Anne of Green Gables, with sidetrips to two contemporary feminists.


Prof. David Staines, writer, critic, professor, holder of the Order of Ontario, and editor, who helped establish the Giller Prize and the Charles Taylor Prize for Literary Non-Fiction, teaches English and Canadian literature at the University of Ottawa. He has also taught at Harvard, the University of Prince Edward Island, Mount Holyoke, and the University of Massachusetts (Amherst). David Staines has served as general editor of McClelland and Stewart’s New Canadian Library series since 1988, and has also edited books on Canadian literature.