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Sarah Powrie Professor

STM 446

Research Area(s)

  • Chaucer's dream visions
  • Textual reception
  • Medieval and early modern science


  • Postdoctoral Fellowship, University of Notre Dame
  • Ph.D., Medieval Studies, University of Toronto
  • M.A., Medieval Studies, University of Toronto
  • M.A., English, Queen’s University
  • B.A., English, St. Thomas More College, University of Saskatchewan

Research Projects

  • Textual Communities, Textual Selves: Essays in Dialogue with Brian Stock, Ed. Sarah Powrie and Gur Zak
  • "Bernard Silvestris' Cosmographia and the Transformation of the Self"
  • "Keats Reading Chaucer: Troilus and Criseyde and 'The Eve of St. Agnes'"

Publications and Presentations

Teaching Responsibilities

  • ENG 111.3 Reading Poetry
  • ENG 210.3 Literary Canons and Cultural Power
  • ENG 277.3 Literary Uses of Mythology
  • ENG 312.3 Early Chaucer: Romance Tragedy
  • ENG 314.3 Early British Drama
  • ENG 496.3 Career Internship Seminar
  • CTST 200.3 Introduction to Catholic Studies

Administrative Responsibilities

  • University Council, STM Representative 
  • Classical Medieval Renaissance Studies Executive Committee, STM Representative
  • Catholic Studies Advisory Committee, Member
  • STM Guidelines for the Award of Merit/Salary Increases Working Group, Member
  • STM Tenure and Promotion Standards Review Committee, Member
  • STM Library Committee, Humanities Representative