Roxanns Rimstead

Roxanne Rimstead

Professeure titulaire

Coordonnées

Canadian literature; cultural studies; minority writing (multicultural, working-class, native); autobiography and oral histories; feminist criticism; cultural memory; postcolonial theory.

Formation

  • B.A. (English), York University
  • M.A. (études anglaises) U.de Montréal
  • Ph.D. (littérature comparée) U. de Montréal

Domaines d'enseignement

  • Comparative Canadian Literature
  • Cultural Studies
  • Minority Writing (minority ethnic, working-class, native)
  • Autobiography and Oral Histories,
  • Feminist Criticism
  • Cultural Memory
  • Postcolonial Theory

Recherches en cours

  • Zones de tension: expressions de la conflictualité dans la littérature québécoise et canadienne (1981-2006) FQRSC, Soutien aux équipes de recherche, (2007-2011).  Avec Simon Harel (chercheur principal, UQAM), Catherine Leclerc (McGill), Pierre Ouellet (UQAM), et Sherry Simon (Concordia).
  • L’interprétation des témoignages, des autobiographies et des récits littéraires comme savoir radical : les récits de pauvreté sur les femmes dans le besoin, les femmes «en service» et celles de la rue. FQRSC Programme d'appui aux projets novateurs. (2006-8).
  • Disturbing Memories: Counter Memory and Culture from Below.  SSHRCStandard research grant  (2005-2008).

Publications récentes

Livres

Auteur

  • Rimstead, Roxanne. The Remnants of Nation: On Poverty Narratives by Canadian Women.  Toronto: U of Toronto P,  2001. (348 pages) Gabrielle Roy Prize 2001.
  • Rimstead, Roxanne. Guest Editor. Cultural Memory and Social  Identity.  Special Issue:Essays on Canadian Writing. #80. (Fall 2003). (329 pages)

Co-auteur

Actes des colloques:
  • Intercultural Journeys/Parcours Interculturels:Actes des colloques en littérature  canadienne comparée, Université de Sherbrooke( 2001-2002). Eds. Natasha Dagenais and Joanna Daxell. In collaboration with Roxanne Rimstead. Baldwin Mills: Topeda Hill, 2003. (269 pages).
  • Beyond Comparison: Actes du 5ième colloque en littérature canadienne comparée, Université de Sherbrooke (2004). Eds. Roxanne Rimstead, Michelle Ariss, Simon Gilbert, Suzanne O’Connor.  Baldwin Mills: Topeda Hill, 2005. (264 pages).
Chapitres de livres:
  • Rimstead, Roxanne. "Remembering the Unemployed: The Role of Cultural Memory in Resistance Literature." The Making of Memory: Working Papers from the Distinguished Speakers’ Series 2002-2003. Humanities Research Group: University of Windsor. 2005. 26 pages. (In Press).
  • Rimstead, Roxanne. "Between Theories and Anti-Theory: Moving Towards Marginal Women's Subjectivities." 1995. Rpt. What We Hold in Common: An Introduction to Working-Class Studies. Ed. Janet Zandy. New York: The Feminist Press at CUNY, 2001.  182-99.
  • Rimstead, Roxanne. "Histórias orais como locus de resistência." (Trans. of "Oral Histories as a Site of Resistance".) As Armas do Texto. Ed. Michael Peterson. L'Institute des Lettras da Universidade Fédérale do Rio Grande do Sul, Bresil. 2000. (26 pages).
  • Rimstead, Roxanne. "Subverting 'Poor Me:' Interpreting Negative Constructions of Identity." The Language and Politics of Exclusion : Others in Discourse.  Ed. Steven Riggins. Series:Communications and Human Values.  Thousand Oaks, California; London : Sage, 1997  249-80.

Articles

Revues de recherche

Rimstead, Roxanne. “ ‘Knowable Communities’ in Canadian Criticism.” Review76 (Canadian Writing and Arts. Ed. Sylvia Söderlind). Routledge: May 2008. 20 pp.

Rimstead, Roxanne. “Used People: La Rivière sans repos as Postcolonial Poverty Narrative.” Canadian Literature. No. 192 (Spring 2007) : 68-94.

Rimstead, Roxanne. "Double Take: The Uses of Memory" Introduction.Cultural Memory and Social Identity. Special IssueEssays on Canadian Writing. Guest Editor, Roxanne Rimstead. #80. (Fall 2003): 1-15.

Rimstead, Roxanne. "Working-Class Intruders: Female Domestics in Kamouraska and Alias Grace." Canadian Literature-Anglo/Francophone Writing.  No. 175 (Winter, 2002): 44-65.

Rimstead, Roxanne.    "Mediated Lives: Oral Histories and Cultural Memory." Essays on    Canadian Writing.  Special Issue: Reading Canadian Autobiography. Guest Ed. Shirley Neuman. (Winter, 1996):  139-65.

Rimstead, Roxanne "What Working-Class Intellectuals Claim to Know."Race, Gender, and Class: An Interdisciplinary  Multicultural Journal. (CUNY) Ed.  Jean Belkhir.  Vol.4, No.1. 1996: 119-42.

Rimstead, Roxanne. "Between Theories and Anti-Theory: Moving Towards Marginal Women's Subjectivities."  Women's Studies Quarterly.  Special Issue on Working -Class Studies. Ed. Janet Zandy. New York: The Feminist Press, Vol.XXII, 1&2 (Spring/Summer 1995):  199-218.

Rimstead, Roxanne. "Visits and Homecomings: The Psycho-social Place(s) of Poverty in Narratives by Canadian Women." Textual Studies in Canada: Selected Papers from Aux Canadas Conference 1993.  (Autumn 1994):  46-63.

Rimstead, Roxanne. "Klee Wyck: Redefining Region Through Marginal Realities."Canadian  Literature. No. 130 (Autumn 1991):  29-50. (Don D. Walker Award, Western Literature Association USA)

Rimstead, Roxanne. "Beyond Exclusion: On Reading Poverty Narratives by Canadian Women." Michigan Feminist Studies Journal.  No. 6  (Fall 1991):  59-76.

Critiques des livres

  • Rimstead, Roxanne. "Seeds in the Wind?:Review of Progressive Heritage: The Evolution of a Politically Radical Literary Tradition in Canada by James Doyle." Canadian Literature . (2004)
  • Rimstead, Roxanne. "Fighting the Good Fight": Maude Barlow's Memoirs." Books in Canada. (May, 1999) 16-19.
  • Rimstead, Roxanne. "Corps et souvenirs d'une jeune fille radicale." Review article on Bone Black: Memories of Girlhood  and Black Looks: Race and Representation  by bell hooks. Trans.  Marie Lusignan. Spirale: Les politiques du  corps.  (mai-juin 1997). no. 154, 2,300 mots).
  • Rimstead, Roxanne. "The Real National Struggle." Review of Treason of the Intellectuals: English Canada in the Post-Modern Period   by Robin Mathews. Canadian Forum  (July/August, 1996):  38-40.
  • Rimstead, Roxanne. "Constructing Sisterhood with 'the Sense of the Sweep of History.'" Review ofAll My Sisters  by Clara Thomas. Essays in Canadian Writing  No. 58 (Summer, 1996).
  • Rimstead, Roxanne. "Science Saves the Family: A New Twist on the Family Values Debate." (Review of New Families, No Families? University of California) Surfaces. (electronic journal) Université de Montréal. V.1.0A.  December.  1994:  5-9. 
  • Rimstead, Roxanne. "Faith and Iconoclasm." (Review of Tay John and the Cyclical Quest  and PhoebsCanadian Literature  No. 131 (Winter, 1991): 210-12.