Graduate Student Assistant Director, University Writing Program
B.A., Trinity Western University; M.A., Simon Fraser University
Jillian Snyder focuses on the places where spiritual aspiration meets daily ambition in literature. In particular, she studies the linguistic and affective representations of religious identity within early modern drama. She is the recipient of a Presidential Fellowship and Mellon Fellowship in Religion from the University of Notre Dame as well as a Canadian Graduate Scholarship for both her M.A. and Ph.D. studies.
Recent Scholarly Activity
(forthcoming) “‘Out Foul Spot:’ Dissenting Pedagogies in American Homeschool Editions of
Shakespeare’s Macbeth.” 131st Modern Language Association Annual Convention. Austin,
TX. 7 January 2016.
“The Wares of Rome: Godly Identity and Displacement in Ben Jonson’s Bartholomew
Fair.” Pacific Northwest Renaissance Society. University of the Fraser Valley.
Abbotsford, BC. 18 October 2012.
“Relics of Trauma: Media and Kitsch in Post-9/11 America.” System Crash: Risk,
Crisis, Literature: Graduate Conference. Simon Fraser University. Burnaby, BC.
19 June 2010.
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