Isabelle St-Amand

Dr. Isabelle St-Amand
SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellow

Email : isstamand@gmail.com

Ph.D. Literature, Université du Québec à Montréal, 2012
M.A. Individualized Program, Concordia University, 2004

B.A. Specialization in Translation, Concordia University, 2001

Dr. Isabelle St-Amand is a SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellow affiliated with the Department of Native Studies, where she is working with Dr. Niigaanwewidam James Sinclair, and, at the Department of English, with Dr. Warren Cariou. Her research project focuses on critical approaches to Aboriginal Literature in English Canada and Québec, where research on francophone Indigenous literature is now only emerging. She has publications in various anthologies and scholarly journals, and her book manuscript on the narratives of the 1990 Oka crisis or Kanehsatà:ke resistance was accepted for publication at Presses de l’Université Laval publishers.

Dr. Isabelle St-Amand is the instructor for the Canadian Native Literature course (NATV 2410) taught at the Department of Native Studies (in replacement for Dr. Emma Larocque) as well as lecturer and co-organizor of two CÉRIUM international graduate summer institutes on Indigenous literature held at Université de Montréal in 2013 and 2014. She has received a SSHRC Connexion grant for the organization of a 5th edition of the international conference Revisioning the Americas through Indigenous Cinema held in 2014 in Kahnawake and in Montréal, as part of the First Peoples’ festival.