Jennifer Fraser has a PhD in Comparative Literature from University of Toronto. She has taught for over twenty years at the university, college and high-school level. She presently teaches creative writing and literature in the International Baccalaureate program at Glenlyon-Norfolk School in Victoria, British Columbia. A passionate educator, researcher and writer, Fraser’s work ranges from literary studies, to novels, plays and most recently social critique.
2015 Book, Royal Dispatch: An Historical Thriller, Integrated Publishers, forthcoming spring 2016.
2016 Book, CRUSH: A Wine Thriller, new edition, Integrated Publishers, November 2016
2015 Book, Teaching Bullies: Zero Tolerance on the Court or in the Classroom, Falstaff Publishing, 2015
2011 Book, Be a Good Soldier: Children’s Grief in English Modernist Novels, +University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division © 2011.
2005 Article, “‘A Matter of Tears’: Grief in Conrad’s Under Western Eyes” in Conrad in the Twenty-First Century, Eds. Carola Kaplan,Peter Mallios, and Andrea White, London and New York: Routledge.
2002 Book, Rite of Passage in the Narratives of Dante and Joyce, Gainesville: University Press of Florida.
2002 Article, “Charting the Course of the Commedia’s Embryo in A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, European Joyce Studies 13, Ed. Lucia Boldrini, Amsterdam and New York: Rodopi.
2001 Book review of Joyce, Dante, and the Poetics of Literary Relations by Lucia Boldrini, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2001 in James Joyce Literary Supplement (Spring).
2000 Book review of Joyce: Feminism/ Post/ Colonialism, Ed. Ellen Carol Jones, Amsterdamand Atlanta: Rodopi in James Joyce Literary Supplement (Spring).
1999 Article, “Intertextual Turn Arounds: Joyce’s Use of the ‘Homeric Hymn to Hermes,’” James Joyce Quarterly 36. 3 (Spring).
1998 Book review of Joyce by Ginette Michaud avec la collaboration de Sherry Simon, Quebec: Editions Hurtubise, 1996 in University of Toronto Quarterly 67 (1997- 1998).
2008 Award to attend and present a paper at the James Joyce conference in Dublin
1999 Travel grant from University of Toronto for research in London, Englandon Ian McEwan
1996 University ofToronto Open
1995 Ph. D. Exams Passed with Distinction
1994 Two year scholarship from SSHRC
1990 Five year scholarship from SIMCOE
1989 Italian Government Book Prize
1985 Three year scholarship from University o fBritish Columbia
1984 British Columbia Provincial Scholarship
2008 “Be Longing: “Laughtears” of the Child in Finnegans Wake,” James Joyce conference at University College Dublin, Dublin
2006 “Marriage as Hell in Joyce’s Ulysses,” Interdisciplinary Conference on Constructions of Hell, Salt Lake City, Utah
2002 “Constructions of Identity: Conrad’s ‘Secret Sharer’ and Derrida’s ‘Hauntology,’ International Conrad Conference, Vancouver ,B.C.
2002 “Epic Grief in Finnegans Wake,” International James Joyce Symposium, Trieste ,Italy
2002 “The Percival Myth in Woolf’s The Waves,” Canadian Comparative Literature Conference,University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario
2001 “Publishing the Writers of the Harlem Renaissance,” Material Modernisms Conference, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, B.C.
2000 Chair of Panel, “Rap Music Sings the Body Electric,” NEMLA Convention, Buffalo, New York
1999 Chair of Panel, “Shaking the Masculine Soul in Cormac McCarthy’s Fiction,” NEMLA Convention, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
1999 “A Cosmopolitan Among the True Believers: Joyce’s Cyclops Episode,” Miami J’yce Conference, Miami, Florida
1997 Ph. D. Comparative Literature, University of Toronto
1992 M. A. Comparative Literature, University of Toronto
1989 B. A. Honours English and Honours French, University of British Columbia
Glenlyon Norfolk School, Victoria, B.C.
2013-present Senior English and Drama
St. Michaels University School, Victoria, B.C.
2004-2013 Senior English and Drama
University of Toronto
1999-2002 Classical and Biblical Literature
2001-2002 Harlem Renaissance
1999-2000 Finnegans Wake
1998-1999 Textual Sources of the Modern Self
1997-1998 20th Century Literature