Publications in Refereed Journals

  • "New Stories for a Staid People: An Interview with Suchen Christine Lim." ARIEL: A Review of International English Literature 41.2 (2011): 139-152.
  • Developing the Humanities HyperMedia Centre @ Acadia University: An Invitation to Think about Higher Education.” Co-written with Richard Cunningham, David Duke, Anna Gallaway, and Erin Patterson. Digital Humanities Quarterly 2.1 (2008).
  • "Going Bush: Performing the Pastoral in Peter Carey's Bliss."Antipodes 20.2 (December 2006): 108-116.
  • "Who Can Resist? The Radical Ambivalence of Joyce Cary's Aissa Saved." English Studies: A Journal of English Language and Literature 87.1 (2006): 62-77.
  • "An Unsettling Affair: Territorial Anxieties and the Mutant Message." The Journal of Commonwealth Literature 40.2 (2005): 65-91. [Read Excerpt]
  • "Deregulating the Evacuated Body: Rohinton Mistry's 'Squatter.'" Studies in Canadian Literature, 28.1 (2003): 26-42. Reprinted in Contemporary Literary Criticism, Vol. 196 (2005): 350-59.
  • "African Interests: White Liberalism and Resistance in Margaret Laurence's 'Pure Diamond Man.'" International Fiction Review 30.1-2 (2003): 20-26.

Publications in Refereed Collections

  • "Plastic Indians and Aborigines: Mobilising Aboriginal Identity in a Global Age." Beyond Good and Evil?: Essays on Literature and Culture of the Asia-Pacific Pregion. Eds. Dennis Haskell, Megan McKinlay, and Pamina Rich. Crawley, WA: University of Western Australia Press and the Westerly Centre, 2005. 153-163.
  • "Containing Nationalism: Neo-Colonial Gestures in Margaret Laurence's This Side Jordan." Literature of Region and Nation: The Proceedings of the 6th International Literature of Region & Nation Conference. Ed. Winnifred M. Bogaards, 2 vols., University of New Brunswick in Saint John. II, 1998: 362-75.


Commissioned Publications


Book Reviews

  • Lucy Valerie Graham.  State of peril: race and rape in South African literature. Forthcoming in Choice Magazine.
  • Ahmed, Siraj.  The stillbirth of capital: Enlightenment writing and colonial India. Choice Magazine, July 2012.
  • Mary Ellis Gibson. Indian angles: English verse in colonial India from Jones to Tagore. Choice Magazine, April 2012.
  • Corinn Columpar. Unsettlings sights: the Fourth World on Film. Choice Magazine, May 2011.
  • Daniel T. O'Hara. Visions of Global America and the Future of Critical Reading. Choice Magazine, August 2010.
  • Aileen Moreton-Robinson, Maryrose Casey, and Fiona Nicoll. Transnational Whiteness Matters. Forthcoming in Choice Magazine, 2009.
  • Ian Conrich and Stuart Murray. Contemporary New Zealand Cinema: New Wave to Blockbuster. Choice Magazine, July 2009.
  • Don Randall. David Malouf. Chimo: The Newsjournal of the Canadian Association for Commonwealth Literature and Language Studies 57 (Spring 2009): 21-23. <>
  • Sanjay Krishnan. Reading the Global: Troubling Perspectives on Britain's Empire in Asia. Choice Magazine, May 2008.
  • Elizabeth M. DeLoughrey. Routes and Roots: Navigating Caribbean and Pacific Island Literatures. Choice Magazine, February 2008.
  • GeoffMayer and Keith Beattie, Eds. The Cinema of Australia and New Zealand. Choice Magazine, December 2007.
  • Stafford, Jane and Mark Williams. Maoriland: New Zealand Literature 1872-1914. Choice Magazine, February 2007.
  • M.J. Daymand et al. Eds. Women Writing Africa: The Southern Region. Vol. 1. Sutherland-Addy and Aminata Diaw, Eds. Women Writing Africa: West Africa and the Sahel . Vol. 2. Choice Magazine, July 2006.
  • Ramu Nagappan’s Speaking Havoc: Social Suffering in South Asian Narratives. Choice Magazine , January 2006.
  • "Primitive Impulses." Review of Len Gasparini's A Demon in My View. Canadian Literature 187 (Winter 2005): 135-36. <>
  • "A Perspective on the Sri Lankan ACLALS Proceedings." Review of Perspectives on Post-Colonial Literature. Ed. D.C.R.A. Goonetilleke. Skoob Books, 2001. Chimo: The Newsjournal of the Canadian Association for Commonwealth Literature and Language Studies 46 (Summer 2003) 53-56.
  • Doug Killam and Ruth Rowe, Eds. Companion to African Literatures in English. In International Fiction Review 28 (2001): 107-108.
  • Evelyne Accad's Wounding Words. In International Fiction Review 27 (2000): 91-92.
  • Yulisa Amadu Maddy's No Past, No Present, No Future. In International Fiction Review 27 (2000): 89-90.
  • Roy MacLaren, Ed. African Exploits: The Diaries of William Stairs, 1887-1892. In Journal of The Royal Nova Scotia Historical Society 3 (2000): 217-219.


Conference Papers

  • "So Where the Bloody Hell are You? Research Opportunities in Australian Cultural Studies." Modern Languages Association, Philadelphia, PA, 28 December 2006.
  • “E-learning and E-quality: Using the Internet to Advantage at a Rural University.” Co-written with Dr. Richard Cunningham and Dr. Bob Perrins. Delivered by Dr. Cunningham. Society for Digital Humanities, York University, York, ON, 31 May 2006.
  • “The Humanities Hypermedia Centre: An Ambivalent Perspective.” Joint conference of the Association for Computing in the Humanities and the Association for Literary and Linguistic Computing, Victoria, British Columbia, 17 June 2005.
  • "Performing the Pastoral: Reading Peter Carey's Bliss as a Narrative of Cultural Legitimacy." Meeting of the American Association of Australian Literary Studies, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, April 28, 2005.
  • "Mutant Message and the Message Stick: Mobilising Aboriginal Identity in a Global Age." Tenth Biennial Symposium of Culture and Society in the Asia-Pacific Region, Perth, Western Australia, December 1, 2003.
  • "My Uncle Jack Wrote This Introduction: Postures, Impostures, and Hoaxes in Australian Literature." CACLALS (Canadian Association of Commonwealth Literature and Language Studies), Halifax, NS, May 30, 2003.
  • "Plagiarism on the Wired Campus II: A Retrospective on a New Strategy." CACE (Canadian Chairs of English), Halifax, NS, May 27, 2003.
  • "An Unsettling Affair: The Politics of Anthropological Reaction to the Mutant Message Affair." CACLALS, Toronto, Ont., May 25, 2002.
  • "Plagiarism on the Wired Campus." ACCUTE (Association of Canadian College and University Teachers of English), Toronto, Ont., May 25, 2002.
  • "Tales of the Transcultural Toilet: Rohinton Mistry's 'Squatter.'" ACLALS (Association of Commonwealth Language and Literature Studies), Canberra, Australia, 9 July 2001.
  • "New Age Neo-Colonialism: A Mutant Response to Mutant Message Down Under." Joint session of CACLALS and ACCUTE, Edmonton, Alta., 25 May 2000.
  • "Margaret Laurence: An Exploration of White Liberalism." International Interdisciplinary Workshop on Canadian Studies at M.S. University of Baroda, Baroda, India, 21 February 2000.
  • "Is Canada Postcolonial?" International Interdisciplinary Workshop on Canadian Studies at M.S. University of Baroda, Baroda, India, 22 February 2000.
  • "Teaching Indian Literature in Canada." International Interdisciplinary Workshop on Canadian Studies at M.S. University of Baroda, Baroda, India, 23 February 2000.
  • "Containing Ethical Knowledge in Peter Carey's Bliss." CACLALS, Ottawa, ON, June 1998, and AUTE (Atlantic University Teachers of English), Sackville, NB, October 1997.
  • "Writing Out of Africa: Margaret Laurence's 'The Pure Diamond Man.'" Margaret Laurence and Her Times Conference, Winnipeg, Man., October 1997; ACCUTE, St. John's, Nfld., June 1997.
  • "Containing Nationalism: Neo-Colonial Gestures in Margaret Laurence's This Side Jordan." The 6th International Literature of Region and Nation Conference at St. John, N.B., August 1996.


Works in Progress

  • "Old Battle, New Age: Dumbartung and the Mutant Message Affair." A book exploring the successful protest campaign launched by the Dumbartung Aboriginal Corporation. Under Consideration.
  • "Writing Western Australia: Interviews with Contemporary Western Australian Writers." Preliminary stages.


Public and Guest Lectures

  • “Slum Voyeurism and the Art of Blindness.” Symposium on Slums, Global Poverty and Human Rights, Acadia University, 10 November 2004.
  • "Rachel Perkin's Radiance." Guest lecture for Australian Studies 100: An Introduction to the Representations and Experiences of Australian Society. Course Coordinator Dr Andrea Gaynor. University of Western Australia. 6 April 2004.
  • "An introduction to India." Guest lecture for Political Science . Course Instructor Dr Susan Franceschet. Acadia University, January 2003.
  • "Fame and Fraud Down Under: The Case of The Mutant Message." Public lecture and discussion delivered as part of the Department of English's Lunch and Letters series, 17 January 2002.
  • "Language in A Particular Class of Woman." Leader of a public discussion on language issues for a production by Acadia Drama students. November 2000.
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