Kristine Smitka, PhD (UofA), MA (UofA) , BA (SFU)

Associate Lecturer, Faculty of Arts - English & Film Studies Dept

Contact

Associate Lecturer, Faculty of Arts - English & Film Studies Dept
Email
smitka@ualberta.ca

Overview

Research
Research Areas and Interests:
  • Canadian publishing
  • the relationship between established and emerging media
  • book history

Courses

ENGL 103 - Case Studies in Research

This variable content course introduces methods of literacy research as an in-depth process through one or more case studies. Not to be taken by students with *6 in approved junior English. This course can only be taken once for credit. Note: refer to the Class Schedule and the Department of English and Film Studies website for specific topics.

Fall Term 2020 Winter Term 2021
ENGL 373 - Canadian Literature and Culture: Writing and Colonization

Selected works from the Canadian context, first contact to 1900. Prerequisite: *6 of junior English, or *3 of junior English plus WRS 101. Note: not to be taken by students with credit in ENGL 371.

Winter Term 2021
ENGL 374 - Canadian Literature and Culture: Early 20th-Century Texts

Selected works from the Canadian context to mid-century. Prerequisite: *6 of junior English, or *3 of junior English plus WRS 101. Note: Not to be taken by students with credit in ENGL 372.

Fall Term 2020
ENGL 376 - Canadian Literature and Culture: Late 20th-Century Texts

Selected works from the Canadian context since mid-century. Prerequisite: *6 of junior English, or *3 of junior English plus WRS 101. Note: not to taken by students with credit in ENGL 372.

Summer Term 2020

Publications

Counterblasting Canada: Marshall McLuhan, Wyndham Lewis, Wilfred Watson, and Sheila Watson
Author(s): Eds. Gregory Betts, Paul Hjartarson, Kristine Smitka
External Link: http://www.uap.ualberta.ca/titles/802-9781772120370-counterblasting-canada
“The Sublation of Obduracy: Nationalism and the Avant-Garde Marketing of Beautiful Losers.” in Avant Canada: Poets, Prophets, Revolutionaries, Edited by Gregory Betts and Christian Bök.
Author(s): Kristine Smitka
External Link: https://www.wlupress.wlu.ca/Books/A/Avant-Canada