Lesk, AndrewAndrew Lesk
Sessional Lecturer; Undergraduate Instructor (UTSG)
University College, Room 272
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B.A. (Toronto), M.A. (Guelph), Ph.D. (Montreal)
teaches courses ranging from Canadian Literature (his primary field), short stories, American and British literature, media, film, and theory, through to a course he developed, the very popular Graphic Novel. He is an editor for the Journal of Graphic Novels and Comics (Routledge) and The Comics Grid. He is the past-president of Canadian Society for the Study of Comics / Société canadienne pour l'étude de la bande dessinée, and has published widely.
“Redrawing Nationalism: Chester Brown’s Louis Riel: A Comic-strip Biography.
” Journal of Graphic Novels and Comics
1.1 (June 2010): 63-81.
“Playing the Parts: Difference and the ‘corps morcelé’ in Lives of Girls and Women.
” Studies in Canadian Literature
32.1 (2007): 141-53.
“‘Ambivalence at the site of authority’: Desire and Difference in Funny Boy
.” Canadian Literature
190 (Autumn 2006): 31-46.
“‘Nothing in particular’: Queer Theory and the Loss of the Social.” torquere
4/5 (2003): 63-84.
“On Sinclair Ross’s Straight(ened) House.” English Studies in Canada
28.1 (March 2002): 65-90.