Cynthia R. Wallace
- Assistant Professor
- St. Thomas More College
- 1437 College Drive Saskatoon, SK S7N 0W6
- Phone: 306.966.8067
|Education | Research Interests | Research Projects | Selected Publications|
Teaching Responsibilities | Administrative Responsibilities
- B.A., Cedarville University, Cedarville, Ohio
- M.A., Loyola University, Chicago
- Ph.D., Loyola University, Chicago
- Literary Ethics
- Judeo-Christian religion, secularization, and post-secular movements in literature
- The history of women's writing in English
- Contemporary literature
- A monograph on redemptive suffering in contemporary literature and theory, tentatively called Of Women Borne: A Literary Ethics
- A project on the post-secular interrogation of martyrdom in Mary Gordon's novel Pearl
- An exploration of ethical, religious, and poetic arguments and echoes among Simoine Weil, Emmanuel Levinas, and Adrienne Rich
Selected Publications and Presentations
- "L as Language: Love and Ethics." African American Review (Forthcoming). Print.
- "'Writing a book is hard, because you are "giving yourself away":' Dorothy Day and the Literariness of New Monastic Movements." Midwest Modern Language Association Convention, Cincinnati, OH, November 2012.
- "Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's Purple Hibiscus and the Paradoxes of Postcolonial Redemption." Christianity and Literature 61.3 (2012): 465-83. Print.
- "'I Have Felt That Sacred Wax Blister My Hand': Suffering, Gender, Religion, Theory." The Hospitable Text: New Approaches to Religion and Literature. London, England, 14-16 July 2011.
- "In the Beginning: Beloved and the Religious Word of Psychoanalysis." Literature and Theology 25.3 (2011): 268-282. Print.
- "'I refuse these givens / the splitting / between love and action': Adrienne Rich and Holistic Feminist Literary Ethics." Midwest Modern Language Association. Chicago, IL 4-7 November 2010.
- "'It must acknowledge the spiritual forces which have made it': Marianne Moore, Religion and the Ethics of Critical Discourse." The Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture Since 1900. Louisville, KY. 18-20 February 2010.
- ENG 202.6: Reading Canon Texts and Contexts
- ENG 113.3: Literature and Composition Reading Narrative
- Courses in the Catholic Studies Minor and on Catholic writers