Dr. Jamie Paris

Instructor, Saint Mark's College/Corpus Christi College

PhD, English, University of British Columbia (2008-2015)

M.A. English, University of Regina (2008-2010)

B.A. (Double Major Honours, Student of Highest Distinction) English and Philosophy, University of Winnipeg (2000-2008)

Jamie Paris' dissertation was entitled "Mark this Show": On Dramatic Attention, Martyrdom, and Confessional Prayer in Christopher Marlowe’s and William Shakespeare’s Tragedies.

Paris’ teaching interests include English composition and non-fiction, early modern drama, Children’s Literature, Canadian Literature, and First Nations Literature. Paris teaches hybrid, online, and in-person classes for the college. Paris also teaches in the Running Start program at VC and STA.

Select Publications

(forthcoming) with Mike Borkent (UBC). “Asymmetric Digital Collaboration and Collective Authorship: On Digital Genres and Writing Processes for CanLit Guides.” Digital Studies/ Le champ numérique [Online]. Forthcoming. 21 Ms.pp., 2015

“Flipped Marking and Plagiarism Avoidance in a Digital Age: Rethinking marking as a scholarly community development tool.” Digital Studies/ Le champ numérique [Online] (2014): n.pag. Web 13 July 2014. www.digitalstudies.org.

“On the Function of Money, Spending, and Saving in Recent Canadian Children’s Texts Dealing with Poverty and Homelessness.” Jeunesse: Young People, Texts, Cultures 1.2 (2009): 203-17.

“On Kipling’s Ambivalence with Respect to War in ‘Mary Postgate.’” The Kipling Journal 329 (2008): 42-59.

Select Conference Presentations

“The (Ir)Reversible Horizon of Death in King Lear.” The Shakespeare Association of America. Annual conference. Vancouver, BC. April 1st-4th, 2015.

“‘Hell is Murky:’ On Visual Culture and Obscene Prayer in Shakespeare’s Macbeth.” Theatres of Conversion: Early Modern Cities, Courts, and Playhouses. Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies, Victoria University, University of Toronto. Toronto. October 24th-25th, 2014.

“‘That Grieves me Most’: On Confession and Subversion in Christopher Marlowe’s The Jew of Malta.” The Shakespeare Association of America. Annual conference. St Louis. April 10th-12th, 2014.

“Lest you be moved too much by my sad tale: Tragedy, Camp, and Female Martyrdom in Christopher Marlowe’s Dido, Queen of Carthage.” Canadian Society for Renaissance Studies/ La Société Canadienne d'études de la Renaissance. Annual conference. Brock University. May 24th-May 26th. 2014.

“‘Try what confession can’: The Dramaturgical function of unhappy confessions in Shakespeare’s Hamlet and Macbeth.” The Shakespeare Association of America. Annual conference. Toronto. May 29th-31st, 2013.

“‘Tell me, you Christians, what doth this portend’: On the Circulation of Religious Affects in Marlowe’s The Jew of Malta.” Association of Canadian College and University Teachers of English. University of Victoria. June 1st-4th, 2013.

Select Awards

UBC Four-Year Fellowship (2009-2012)

UBC Faculty of Arts Graduate Award (2009)

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC), Government of Canada. (2007-2008)