Danine Farquharson papers, 2001-2005
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Danine Farquharson was an Assistant Professor in the English Department at St. Jerome's from 2001-2005. She taught courses in Irish Literature, Women in Literature, Convict Literature, Introduction to Criticism, and 20th century British Literature, and had a special research interest in the Irish Troubles as her grandmother had emigrated from Northern Ireland. During her time at St. Jerome's she also founded and organized the Annual St. Jerome's Festival of Art and Spirit.
Professor Farquharson earned a B.A. in English and History from the University of Alberta (1989), an M.A. in English from Memorial University of Newfoundland (1993), and a Ph.D. in English, also from Memorial in 2001.
She has published numerous scholarly articles, edited volumes of essays, and has written for and spoken with diverse audiences. She was the Secretary/Treasurer for the Canadian Association for Irish Studies (2002-2006), a member of the HSSFC Task Force addressing the renewal of scholarly infrastructure in Canada through academic associations (2002), and was the Assistant Editor of The Canadian Journal of Irish Studies (1995-2000).
Memberships include The Canadian Association for Irish Studies, The Association of Canadian College and University Teachers of English, the American Conference for Irish Studies, and the International Association for the Study of Irish Literature.
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The records for Professor Danine Farquharson include a brief Curriculum Vitae and 3 newspaper articles about her work.
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