Dr. Erin Wunker
Position: Assistant Professor
BA (University of North Carolina Chapel Hill), MA (McGill University), PhD (University of Calgary)
Office: BAC 421
Research Interests: Canadian literatures, cultural studies, feminist and affect theory, poetry and poetics.
Selected and Forthcoming Publications:
Notes from a Feminist Killjoy: Essays on Everyday Life. (BookThug, November 2016)
Barking & Biting: Selected Poetry of Sina Queyras. Ed. & Intro. by Erin Wunker. (Laurier Poetry Series, 2016)
Public Poetics: Critical Issues in Canadian Poetry and Poetics. Ed. Bart Vautour, Erin Wunker, Travis Mason, and Christl Verduyn. (Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2015.)
“The Archive and the Alleyway: The Spatial Poetics of Sachiko Murakami and Meredith Quartermaine.” Spaces/Memories. Ed. Benjamin Authers and Marie Carrier. Edmonton: University of Alberta P, forthcoming.
Public pedagogy and scholarly outreach:
I am the co-founder and co-editor of the feminist academic blog Hook & Eye: Fast Feminism, Slow Academe ( www.hookandeye.ca)
I am Chair of the Board of the national not-for-profit literary organization Canadian Women in the Literary Arts (www.cwila.com)