Domenico A. Beneventi

Professeur agrégé
Responsable du baccalauréat en études anglaises et interculturelles
Responsable du certificat en rédaction professionnelle anglaise



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.