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Jamie Paris

Instructor, Department of English, Theatre, Film & Media, University of Manitoba

Jamie specializes in: Shakespeare and early modern drama with a focus on premodern critical race studies and tragedy; Canadian Literature with a focus on Black and First Nations Literature and Culture and masculinities; digital humanities. His theoretical approaches are: Critical Race Theory and Theories of Intersectionality; Histories of Whiteness and masculinities.

Recent Publications

“‘Mislike Me Not for My Complexion’: On Anti-Black Racism and Performative Whiteness in William Shakespeare’s The Merchant of Venice.” Journal of Early Modern Culture 20.4. (2020): 43-61,doi:10.1353/jem.2020.0029
“Bad Blood, Black Desires: On the Fragility of Whiteness in Middleton’s and Rowley’s The Changeling.” Early Theatre 24.1 (2021), 113–37,
“‘What Condition Will Not Miserable Men Accept?’: Hegemonic Masculinity in John Lyly’s Galatea.” Renaissance and Reformation 43.1 (2020): 81–103.
“‘Men Break When Things Like That Happen’: Indigenous Masculinities in Katherena Vermette’s The Break.” Canadian Literature 239 (2019): 68–84.
With Mike Borkent (UBC). “Asymmetric Digital Collaboration and Collective Authorship: On Digital Genres and Writing Processes for CanLit Guides.” Digital Studies/Le champ numérique [Online] (2016). Web 31 March 2016.
“Flipped Marking and Plagiarism Avoidance in a Digital Age: Rethinking marking as a scholarly community development tool.” Digital Studies/Le champ numérique [Online] (2014). Web 13 July 2014.


  • –present
    Instructor II, University of Manitoba


  • 2015 
    The University of British Columbia, PHD in English LIterature