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Dr. Jason S. POLLEY

Associate Professor, Department of English Language and Literature

Phone number3411-5801
ORCID number0000-0003-2382-9236



BA English/ Religious Studies (Lethbridge); PhD English (McGill) 

Research area(s):

Indian English Fiction; Postmodernism; Media Studies; Canadian Fiction; Creative Nonfiction

Teaching area(s):

Comics; Literary Journalism; 21st Century Fiction; Experimental Criticism

Taught previously at:

Universidad Espiritu Santo (Gayaquil, Ecuador), Universidad de los Andes (Bogota, Colombia), McGill (Montreal, Canada). 

Selected output(s):

1.    Polley, Jason S. “Ngo Mai Lou Cryptogram.” World Literature Today. Spring 2019. 73.
2.    Polley, Jason S. “Documenting the (Un)official Kevin Carter Narrative: 
Encyclopedism, Irrealism, and Intimization in House of Leaves.” IAFOR 
Journal of Media, Communication & Film
. 5.1 (Summer 2018): 5-22.
3.    Polley, Jason S. “Watching the Watchmen, Mediating the Mediators.” Literature 
10.8 (2013): 593-604. 
4.    Polley, Jason S. “Race, Gender, Justice: Storytelling in The Greenlanders.” 
Amerikastudien/ American Studies. 58.1 (Fall 2013): 27-50.
5.   Polley, Jason S. “Ngo Mai Lo Cryptogram.” World Literature Today. Spring      
      2019. 73.

Current project(s):

1. Heroin, Masculinity, Community, Language: Underclass Narrative in Joel Thomas  
2. “Popping into Your Mind’s Eye”: Multimodality and Comics in David Foster Wallace’s  
    “The Soul Is Not A Smithy.”
3. “The Burmese Way and the High Way.”

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