Mary McEwan Memorial Award: Past Winners

The following scholars have been honoured for their excellent dissertations:

2013 - 2014

Dr. Julie Dowsett - "Feminism for Sale: Commodity Feminism, Femininity, and Subjectivity"

2012 - 2013

Dr. reese simpkins - Making Trans Multiple: Movement, Materiality, Becoming"

2011 - 2012

Dr. Naila Keleta-Mae - "(Re)Positioning Myself: Female and Black in Canada"

2010 - 2011

Dr. Lee Wing Hin (Vivian) - "I’m Not Homophobic, I’m Chinese”: Hong Kong Canadian Discourses of Heterosexuality, Homosexuality, and Multiculturalism in Same-Sex Marriage Debates, 2002-2006

2009 - 2010

Dr. Ruth KnechtelThe Mother and the Androgyne: Comparative Strategies of the New Woman

2008 - 2009

Dr. Jennifer Johnson - All's Fair in Love, War and Negotiations': Gender, Nation and Spaces of Corporate Capital at the Free Trade Area of the Americas (FTAA)

2006 - 2007

Dr. Sharon Beckford - (Un)recovered Persephones: The Gendered Quest for Individuation in a Selection of Literature by Black Canadian Women Writers

2005 - 2006

Dr. Madelina Sunseri - Theorizing Nationalisms: Intersections of Gender, Nation, Culture and Colonialism in the Case of Oneida’s Decolonizing Nationalist Movement

Dr. Ilya Parkins - Material Modernity: A Feminist Theory of Modern Fashion

Dr. Heather Milne - Rites of Passage: Women’s Travel Writing in Canada, 1885-1914

Dr. Angela Failler - Edible Interpretations: From Melancholy Feminisms to Mourning Anorexia

2004 - 2005

 Dr. Jacqueline Petropoulos - Women Writing Race: The Politics of Identity and Theatrical Representation in Canada during the 1980s. 

2003 - 2004

Dr. Candida Rifkind - Labours of modernity: The literary left in English Canada, 1929-1939

Dr. Carla Rice - Becoming women: Body image, identity and difference in the passage to womanhood.

2002 - 2003

Dr. Carol Ricker-Wilson - Textual Fantasies: Urban High School Women as Critics and Narrators of Popular Romance

2001 - 2002

Dr. Sherilyn MacGregor - Beyond Mothering Earth: Ecological Citizenship and the Gendered Politics of Care.

2000 - 2001

Dr. Ruth Fletcher - Post-Colonial Legal Forms: A Feminist Critique of Irish Abortion Law

1999 - 2000 

Dr. Verna Linney - The Flora Delanica: Mary Delaney and Women’s Art, Science and Friendship in Eighteenth Century England

1998 - 1999

Dr. Christine Ramsay - Masculinity and Processes of Intersubjectivity in the Films of David Cronenberg

Dr. Maja Korac - The Power of Gender in the Transition from State Socialism to Ethnic Nationalism, Militarization, and War: The Case of Post-Yugoslav States

1997 - 1998

Dr. Marietta Messmer - "I have a vice for voices": Reconstructing Emily Dickinson's Epistolary Subject Positions

1996 - 1997

Dr. Andrea O'Reilly - Ship and Harbor: Inn and Trail: Toni Morrison on Motherhood

1995 - 1996

Dr. Greg Malszecki - ‘He Shoots! He Scores!’ Metaphors of War in Sport and the Political Linguistics of Virility