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 Gilbert McInnis

​Senior Writing Instructor
Faculty of Arts, Business and Science
gmcinnis@ucn.ca

Profile
Université Laval, Québec City:
Doctor of Philosophy (British & American Literature), 2007
Master of Arts (Theatre), 1996
Bilingual Certificate : Programme spécial de français pour non-francophones, 1990

Teaching
Research and Writing, Composition and Rhetoric & Business Communications, University College of the North, 2017/18. 
The American Contemporary Novel (Winter, 2012). English Department, Bishop’s University, Lennoxville, Québec.
English Composition for Science Students, American Science Fiction, and Short Fiction (Winter, 2011). English Department, Champlain College, Lennoxville, Québec.  
Reading and Writing Critically, History of Drama and Theatre: Beginnings to Renaissance, Modern Drama I: Ibsen to WWII, and Modern Drama 2: WII to Present. (2006-08). English/Theatre Department, Acadia University, Wolfville, Nova Scotia. 
20th Century American Drama, Contemporary Drama, Introduction to Drama II, and English 3275: Modern Drama English 1020 ESL, English 1000: Prose Forms, English 1001: Poetry and Drama, (2003-05). English Department, Sir Wilfred Grenfell College, Corner Brook, Newfoundland.  
Literary Genres II : Theatre. (Winter 1995-96, 2001-2003). English Department, Université Laval, Québec. 
Literature & Content Based ESL Teaching, Modern Drama, Short Story, and American Theatre (Autumn 1996, 2000-1). Department of Modern Languages, Université Chicoutimi, Québec.
English Grammar for Beginners, Composition I & II, Advanced English  Composition, Introduction to English Essays, Introduction to Films in English, Poetry in Motion. Drama: Lord of the Flies, English Department, College Le Petit Séminaire de Québec, Québec. 

Community Service and/or Service to Profession/Field
Senior Writing Tutor
Dalhousie University Writing Centre, Killam Library, Dalhousie University, Halifax,   
Nova Scotia, B3H 4R2, (Autumn/Winter 2014)
Saint Mary’s University Writing Centre. Rm. 115, Burke Building, Saint Mary’s    
University,923 Robie Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3H 3C3 (Autumn 2013).
Reporter/Photographer 
Quebec Chronicle Telegraph. 1040 Belvédère, suite 218, Quebec City, (Québec), G1S 3G3. (418) 650-1764. 
Sherbrooke Record, 1195 Galt Rue E, Sherbrooke, (Québec). J1G 1Y7, 819-569-9525. 
Publisher/Editor/ Graphic Designer 
InExile Publications (Kindle and Amazon Print).  As the editor and publisher of In  Exile, I am responsible for editing, design, and layouts of all titles (fiction and non-fiction)published in conjunction with Amazon.com (Print and Kindle).

Research Activity/Scholarship
Publications
Amazon’s Author Page
Monograph
Evolutionary Mythology in the Writings of Kurt Vonnegut: Darwin, Vonnegut and the Construction of an American Culture (2011). Academica Press, LLC, Box 60728, Cambridge Station, Palo Alto, CA. 94306.

Book Chapters
“The Myth of the Two Monsters in Breakfast of Champions.” Kurt Vonnegut: Critical Insights. Ed. Robert T. Tally Jr. Salem Press, 2013: (206-227).
“Putting an End to Recycled Violence in Wagner’s The Monument.” Selves and Subjectivities: Reflections on Canadian Arts and Culture (2012): 69-94. Eds. Manijeh Mannani and Veronica Thompson. AU Press, University of Athabasca, 1 University Drive, Athabasca, Alberta, Canada, T9S 3A3.
Introduction. The Moral Ambiguity of America by Paul Goodman. InExile Publications, 2012.
“Evolutionary Mythology in the Writings of Kurt Vonnegut Jr.” Bloom’s Modern Critical Views: Kurt Vonnegut—New Edition. Infobase Publishing (Chelsea House): 155-170, 2008.
 
Articles
“The Posthuman Vision of Philip K. Dick.” Hungarian Journal of American and English Studies. Published by Centre for Arts, Humanities and Sciences (CAHS) for University of Debrecen, 4010 Debrecen, Pf. 73, Hungary H-4010. Forthcoming, March, 2018.
“Nazis Mythology and Totalitarian Minds in Kurt Vonnegut’s Mother Night.” Published by Mythlore (Fall/Winter,  26:1/2, 2007):  185-198. Bizzell 104 NW, University of Oklahoma. Norman, OK, 73019, USA.
“Evolutionary Mythology in the Writings of Kurt Vonnegut Jr.” Published by Critiques, Studies in Contemporary Fiction (Summer, 2005, Vol. 46, No. 4: 383-396). Heldref Publications. Helen Dwight Educational Foundation. 1319 Eighteenth Street, NW, Washington, D.C. 20036-1802. Print ISSN: 0011-1619 Online ISSN: 1939-9138
 
Reviews
“The Clown of Armageddon.” Book review published by Anglistik (Fall 2011), University of Cologne, Department of English, Albertus-Magnus-Platz, 50923 Cologne, Germany.
“A Pinnacle of Vonnegut Scholarship” Book review published by Hungarian Journal of English and American Studies. 17.1 (2011): 192-95.  Published by Centre for Arts, Humanities and Sciences (CAHS) for University of Debrecen, 4010 Debrecen, Pf. 73, Hungary H-4010. http://www.jstor.org/stable/43921810.
“The Claim for an Enchanted Secularity” Book review published by Hungarian Journal of English and American Studies. 14.1 (Spring 2008):171-75. Published by Centre for Arts, Humanities and Sciences (CAHS) for University of Debrecen, 4010 Debrecen, Pf. 73, Hungary H-4010. http://www.jstor.org/stable/41274415
 
Theatre
In Print
The Die is Cast. Published in 2004 by Samizdat, Succursale Jean-Gauvin, CP 25019, Sainte-Foy, Québec, G1X 5A3, and distributed through Amazon.
Human Geography Published by InExile Publications (2014) and distributed through Amazon.
 
Production
Alea Jacta Est. Translation of my play, The Die is Cast by Laura Comeau and produced at Studio de Création Marc-Doré du Théâtre Périscope, 2, rue Crémazie Est, à Québec, from 28 October to 14 November, 2009. Reviewed by L'Autre Voix
 
Poetry
A Resting Place. Published by InExile Publications (2013) and distributed through Amazon.


 

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