Paul Matthew St Pierre


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  • BA (British Columbia)
  • MA (Queen's)
  • PhD (Sydney)


Paul specializes in Australian, New Zealand and Pacific Island literatures, postcolonial literatures, critical theory, performance, film, and biosemiotics. He is author of Mediate! Digital Perspectives on Canada's Media History (2013), Janet Frame: Semiotics and Biosemiotics in Her Early Fiction (2011), E. A. Dupont and His Contribution to British Film (2010), Music Hall Mimesis in British Film, 1895-1960 (2009), and A Portrait of the Artist as Australian: L'Oeuvre bizarre de Barry Humphries (2004), and editor of Dictionary of Literary Biography, Volume 352: Twentieth-Century British Humorists (2010), and DLB, Volume 362: Canadian Literary Humorists(2011), and co-editor of Women and Comedy: History, Theory, Practice(2013).  Dr. St. Pierre was the recipient of the Excellence in Teaching award in 2005 as well as  the FASS Dean’s Medal for Academic Excellence in 2012, and co-recipient of the 2013 Islands Trust Community Stewardship Award for service to the environment.


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