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Deanna Reder (Cree-Métis) is an Associate Professor in the Departments of Indigenous Studies and English at Simon Fraser University. She is the current Chair of Indigenous Studies (2017-2022), and the past Director of the Masters of Arts for Teachers of English (MATE) program (2016-2018). Her research is on the neglected Indigenous literary archive, initially funded by SSHRC in a project called "The People and the Text: Indigenous Writing in Northern North America up to 1992." See www.thepeopleandthetext.ca. She recently helped found the Indigenous Editors Association (see www.indigenouseditorsassociation.com ). Also, she currently she is co-chair, with Drs. Sophie McCall and Sarah Henzi, of the Indigenous Voices Awards (see indigenousvoicesawards.org). In 2020, she co-edited with Dr. Sophie McCall, the 50th anniversary issue of Ariel: A Review of International English Literature. In fall 2018, she was inducted into the College of New Scholars, Artist, & Scientists in the Royal Society of Canada.
Future courses may be subject to change.
- Troubling Tricksters: Revisioning Critical Conversations (2010)
- Learn, Teach, Challenge: Approaching Indigenous Literatures (2016)
- Read, Listen, Tell: Indigenous Stories from Turtle Island (2017)
- Honouring the Strength of Indian Women by Vera Manuel, edited with Michelle Coupal, Joanne Arnott, and Emalene A. Manuel
- Cold Case North: The Search for James Brady and Absolom Halkett, by Michael Nest with Deanna Reder and Eric Bell (2020)