Angela Failler

Angela Failler

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Angela Failler (PhD York University, MA Dalhousie University, BA University of Saskatchewan) is Associate Professor of Women’s & Gender Studies and former Chancellor’s Research Chair (2012-15) at the University of Winnipeg. She is Lead Researcher of UW’s Cultural Studies Research Group. She also teaches and supervises for the MA Program in Cultural Studies, and is a Research Affiliate with the Institute for Women’s and Gender Studies. Her major research program is focused on culture and public memory.expand
She is also interested in phenomena at the intersection of culture, embodiment and psychical life and has published writings on anorexia and self-harm in this vein. In addition, she directs the multi-institutional partnership development project Thinking Through the Museum: Difficult Knowledge in Public. She teaches in the areas of feminist theory, cultural studies, queer theory, and embodiment and subjectivity. In 2012 she won the Clifford J. Robson Memorial Award for Teaching Excellence at the University of Winnipeg.  Image c/o Seaweed Rudy.