Dr. Andrew Atkinson
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Office Location: RCW 306
Office Hours: Tuesdays 1:30-3:00
Phd, Religious Diversity in North America (Wilfrid Laurier University/University of Waterloo)
MA, Religion and Culture (Wilfrid Laurier University)
MA, English (Carleton University)
BAH, English (Acadia University)
“When You Walk Through The Garden: HBO and the Cross Pressures of Post-Secular Humanism.” Journal of Religion and Popular Culture. (Forthcoming, Fall 2012).
“Catholic Integralism and Marian Receptivity in Wayne Johnston’s Newfoundland: Baltimore’s Mansion and the Catholic Imaginary.” Studies in Canadian Literature. (35.2).
“Virgil if Punched in the Gut: A Defence of Jansenist Interpretations of Wise Blood.” Wise Blood: A Re-Consideration. Ed. John Han. (New York: Rodopi Press, 2011).
“Faith in Faith Vs. Epektasis: Rowan Williams and Amy Hungerford on Mysticism and Language” Christianity and Literature Study Group, ACCUTE, Waterloo, May, 27, 2012.
“Confusion in the Figuration of the Autistic Subject: A Critique of ?i?ek’s construction of Autism through a reading of HBO’s Temple Grandin and The Horse Boy” Versions of this paper were presented at the Popular Culture Association of Canada, Niagara Falls, May 10-13, 2012 and the 2012 ?i?ek Studies Conference, April 28-29, 2012.
“Zadie Smith’s Theological Aesthetics: Beauty, Paradox, and Bare Life.” Christianity and Literature Study Group, ACCUTE, Fredericton, May 30, 2011
Teaching - 2012-13
EN119: Reading Fiction
EN245: English Literary Tradition I
EN267: Contemporary Canadian Fiction
EN392: Writers of the Middle Ages
RE233OC: Stories and the Sacred