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Dr. Dana Medoro

Office: 636 Fletcher Argue
Phone: (204) 474-8516
Email: Dana.Medoro@umanitoba.ca

Education: PhD (Queen's University)
MA (Queen's University)
B.Ed (University of Western Ontario)
BA (University of Toronto)

      Dr. Dana Medoro

Recent Courses:

  • Caribbean Literature
  • Writing and Gender
  • American Literature and Medicine
  • American Literature and Animals
  • Nathaniel Hawthorne and Edgar Allan Poe

Areas of Specialization:

American Literature; 19th–century medical history; feminist theory; critical animal studies.

Other Interests / Recent Undertakings:

I specialize in 19th-century American literature and have a book forthcoming with University of Massachusetts Press, titled Certain Concealments: Poe, Hawthorne, and Early 19th-Century Abortion.

I also work in the field of critical animal studies and have published book chapters and articles on meat production, animal rights, and meat-eating in literature.

I currently lead the Occupy Bartleby Collective, which is funded by the UMIH and which is working on a book-length project on Melville's "Bartleby, the Scrivener." For more information on this collective, please email me at Dana.Medoro@umanitoba.ca

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