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Dr. Jorge Calderón

  • Associate Professor
  • Department of French
  • Department of Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies

Email: calderon@sfu.ca
Tel: 778-782-7638
Office: WMC 1628

Office Hours:

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  14h30   12h45
 
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 Biography

Dr. Jorge Calderón is an Associate Professor of literature and culture in the Department of French and the Department of Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies at Simon Fraser University. He trained in French studies at Université de Montréal (B.A., 1998), Queen’s University (M.A., 1999), and McGill University (Ph.D., 2005). He also studied in Paris at the École Normale Supérieure, the Sorbonne Nouvelle, Université Paris 7 and Paris 8. Dr. Calderón has published on existentialism, Nouveau Roman, AIDS writing, and contemporary literature. He is the co-editor of “Queer Frontiers”, “Representations of First Nations and Métis in Canada and Québec” and “Questionner l’espace des frontières.” He has been president of the Canadian Association of University and College Teachers of French and also vice-president of the Association for Canadian and Québec Literatures. Dr. Calderón is a specialist of 20th- and 21st-century French and Québécois literature & film. He is particularly interested in the cultural constructions of identities and otherness; sexual diversity, gender studies and queer theory; multicultural, intercultural and transnational relations; migrant narratives and globalization.

Education

  • Ph.D., McGill University
  • Ancien pensionnaire de l'École Normale Supérieure, Paris
  • M.A., Queen's University
  • B.A., Université de Montréal

Research Interests

  • French & Quécébois Literature
  • Contemporary French & Québécois Cinema
  • Cultural Studies
  • Literary Theory

Selected Publications

“Queer Frontiers,” edited with Domenico A. Beneventi, Canadian Literature, no 224, Spring 2015.

“L’ekphrasis dans les romans de Dany Laferrière : Analyse d’un système d’interaction textuelle,” @nalyses : Revue de critique et de théorie littéraire, vol. 9, no 1, Hiver 2014, p. 492-517.

“Les implications du manifeste ‘Pour une “littérature-monde” en français,’”  Trajectoires et dérives de la littérature-monde : Poétiques de la relation et du divers dans les espaces francophones, Éd. Cécilia W. Francis et Robert Viau, Amsterdam & New York : Rodopi, coll. « Francopolyphonies », 2013, p. 29-53.

"Representations of First Nations and Métis in Canada and Québec / Représentations des Premières Nations et des Métis au Canada et au Québec,” edited with Wendy Roy, International Journal of Canadian Studies, no 41, 2010, p. 181- 312.

“Questionner l’espace des frontières,” edited with Mariana Ionescu, Voix plurielles, December 2008.

 “Où est l’Ouest dans Nord perdu de Nancy Huston ?,” Cahiers franco-canadiens de l’Ouest, vol. 19, no 1, 2007, p. 9-25.