Erin Wunker

Associate Professor


Research Topics:
  • Canadian Literature
  • Cultural Studies
  • Feminist and Affect Theory
  • Poetry and Poetics
  • Performance


  • BA (University of North Carolina Chapel Hill)
  • MA (McGill University)
  • PhD (University of Calgary)

Selected and Forthcoming Publications:

Refuse: CanLit in Ruins. Ed. Hannah McGregor, Julie Rak, Erin Wunker. Toronto: Book*hug, 2018.

Avant Desire: A Nicole Brossard Reader. Ed. & intro. Sina Queyras, Geneviéve Robichaud, and Erin Wunker. Toronto: Coach House, 2020.

Notes from a Feminist Killjoy: Essays on Everyday Life. Erin Wunker
Bookthug. Nov. 2016.

Sina Queyras: Selected Works. Ed. Erin Wunker.
Wilfrid Laurier University Press. Sept. 2016.

Public Poetics: Critical Issues in Canadian Poetry and Poetics. Ed. Bart Vautour, Erin Wunker, Travis Mason, and Christl Verduyn. Wilfrid Laurier University Press.

“The Archive and the Alleyway: The Spatial Poetics of Sachiko Murakami and Meredith Quartermaine.” Spaces/Memories. Ed. Benjamin Authers and Marie Carrier. Edmonton: University of Alberta P, forthcoming.

Public pedagogy and scholarly outreach:

Interim coordinator for Gender and Women's Studies Program, 2021-2022

Co-director of the Dalhousie Feminist Seminar Series @dal_fem_sem.

Co-founder and co-editor of the feminist academic blog Hook & Eye: Fast Feminism, Slow Academe

Former Chair of the Board of the national non-profit social justice organization Canadian Women in the Literary Arts