Domenico A. Beneventi

Professeur agrégé
Responsable de la maîtrise en littérature canadienne comparée - cheminement en études littéraires et culturelles comparées



B.A. (English) Université de Concordia

M.A. (English) Université de Montréal (Mapping Identity : Ethnic Self-Fashioning in Italian-Canadian Literature)

Ph.D. (Comparative Literature) Université de Montréal (Spatial Exclusion and the Abject Other in Canadian Urban Literature)

Domaines d'enseignement

  • Canadian and Quebec literatures
  • Comparative literature
  • Urban writing
  • Minority literatures in Canada and Quebec
  • Anglo-Quebec literature
  • Class, poverty, and homelessness
  • Gender studies and queer theory
  • American literature
  • Contemporary Italian literature
  • Intercultural studies
  • Native writing

Recherches en cours

  • « Genre, performance, itinérance » ; Homelessness in Canadian and Quebec Literatures
  • Anglo-Quebec Literature
  • Italian-Canadian Literature


  • Adjacencies: Minority Writing in Canada. Eds. L. Moyes, L. Canton, and D. A. Beneventi. Toronto: Guernica, 2004, 256 p.
  •  « The Urban Poetry of Pier Giorgio Di Cicco. » Pier Giorgio Di Cicco: Essays on His Works. Ed. J. Pivato. Toronto: Guernica, 2011, 16 p.
  • « Exposed to the Elements: Homelessness in Recent Canadian Fiction.» Canada Exposed / le Canada à découvert. Eds. P. Anctil. A. Loiselle, C. Rolfe. Peter Lang Publishing, Bern, Switzerland, 2009, 25 p.
  •  « Salt-Water City: The Representation of Vancouver in Sky Lee’s Disappearing Moon Café and Wayson Choy’s The Jade Peony. » Claiming Space: Racialization and Spatiality in Canadian Cities. Ed. C. Teelucksingh. Waterloo: Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2006, 26 p.
  • « Lost in the City: The Montreal Novels of Régine Robin and Robert Majzels.» Downtown Canada: Writing Canadian Cities. Eds. D. Ivison and J. Edwards. Toronto: University of Toronto P., 2005, 36 p.
  •  « Consecrated Ground: Spatial Exclusion and the Black Urban Body in African Canadian Literature. » Beyond Comparison / Au-delà des comparaisons : Actes du 5e colloque en littérature canadienne comparée, Université de Sherbrooke (2004). Eds. R. Rimstead, M. Ariss, S. Gilbert, S., O’Connor. Baldwin Mills: Topeda Hill, 2005, 12 p.
  • « Heterotopias: The Imaginary Construction of Place in Italian-Canadian Writing. » Adjacencies: Minority Writing in Canada. Eds. L. Moyes, L. Canton, and D. A. Beneventi. Toronto: Guernica, 2004, 18 p.