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Wilfrid Laurier University Faculty of Arts
April 27, 2015

Canadian Excellence

Dr. Sandra Annett

Assistant Professor

Contact Information
Phone: 519 884-0710 ext.3175
Fax: 519 884-8307
Office Location: DAWB 3-159
Office Hours: Tuesday & Thursday 10:00-11:00
Academic Background

2011 - PhD in English and Film Studies (University of Manitoba)

2005 - MA in English Literature (Queen's University)

2004 - BA (hons) in English Literature and Certificate in French (Dalhousie University)

Research Interests

  • Digital and new media
  • East Asian popular cultures (Japanese and S. Korean)
  • World animation
  • Globalization and postcolonial theory
  • Fan studies



"Imagining Transcultural Fandom: Animation and Global Media Communities."Transcultural Studies 2 (2011): 164-88.

"New Media Beyond Neo-Imperialism: Betty Boop and Sita Sings the Blues." TheJournal of Postcolonial Writing 49.5 (2012): 565-81.

"Nostalgic Remediation in Hugo and Paprika." Accepted for publication in The Journal of Adaptation in Film and Performance, 2013

"'What Can a Vocaloid Do?': The Kyaraas Body without Organs." Submitted to Mechademia vol. 10, 2014

Additional Information

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Japanese