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Wilfrid Laurier University Faculty of Arts
July 26, 2016

Canadian Excellence

Dr. Sandra Annett

Assistant Professor

Contact Information
Phone: 519 884-0710 ext.3175
Fax: 519 884-8307
Office Location: 3-159 Woods Bldg.
Office Hours: TR 4:00 - 5:30
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




Anime Fan Communities: Transcultural Flows and Frictions. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2014.


"'What Can a Vocaloid Do?': The Kyaraas Body without Organs." Forthcoming in Mechademia 10 (Sept. 2015)

"Nostalgic Remediation inHugoandPaprika." The Journal of Adaptation in Film andPerformance 7.2 (2014): 169-180.

"New Media Beyond Neo-Imperialism:Betty BoopandSita Sings the Blues."TheJournal of Postcolonial Writing49.5 (2013): 565-81.

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

Additional Information

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Japanese