Menu Close
PhD Candidate in English Literature, Dalhousie University

Brenna Duperron is a PhD Candidate at Dalhousie University. Her doctoral project bridges Indigenous Studies and Medieval Studies, incorporating Indigenous Knowledge Systems, methodologies, and literary approaches to readings of medieval texts. Brenna is an active member of the academic community with four publications either in hand or forthcoming and a regular presence at regional and international academic conferences, focusing on both fantasy medievalism and medieval literature. Her contribution to Tarren Andrew's October 2020 English Language Notes special issue, “Ghostly Consciousness in The Book of Margery Kempe,” won the Van Courtland Elliot Prize from the Medieval Academy of America in 2022. She has also taught classes that interrogate the enduring legacy of medieval literature in popular culture, spanning from Tolkien to Marvel.


  • –present
    PhD Candidate in English Literature , Dalhousie University


  • 2016 
    Simon Fraser University , MA in English Literature