Thompson Rivers University

Brittany Reid

Name: Dr. Brittany Reid
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Email: breid@tru.ca

Links

Homepage URL: drbrittanyreid.com/episodes

Research Interests

Nineteenth-Century Literature and Culture
Romanticism
Mary and Percy Bysshe Shelley

Theatre History
Performance Studies
Biographical Theatre

Sport Studies
Sport Literature

Education

Doctor of Philosophy, English, University of Alberta

Master of Arts, English, University of Calgary

Bachelor of Arts (Hons.) (First Class), English, University of Calgary

Bachelor of Fine Arts (With Distinction), Drama, University of Calgary

Publications

Co-editor (with Taylor McKee) of peer-reviewed collection Duelism: Confronting Sport through Its Doubles (Common Ground; 2021)

Book chapter (with Taylor McKee), "Sport, Duality, and Duelism," in Duelism: Confronting Sport through Its Doubles (Common Ground; 2021)

Book chapter, "Staging Mary Shelley in Contemporary Frankenstein Biodramas," in Frankenstein's Lives: Shelley's Novel as Cultural Phenomenon (2021)

Book chapter, "The Haunting of Riverdale: Reimaging Archie as Gothic Melodrama," in Polyptych: Television, Comics, and Adaptation (Vernon Press; 2021)

Critical commentary in the Journal of Emerging Sport Studies, entitled "New Playing Fields: Evolving Approaches to Teaching Sport Literature" (2020)

Article in the Victorians Journal (2019), entitled "Courtroom Melodrama: Dramatizing Characters and Audiences in A Tale of Two Cities" (2019)

Co-host of Body Paragraphs (with Taylor McKee): an academic sport and literature audio series syndicated through CFBX (2019-Present)

Co-authored book chapter (with Taylor McKee), entitled "Man's Game: Media, Masculinity, and Early Canadian Hockey" in Handbook of Sport and Masculinity (2019) for Palgrave Macmillan

Play script, entitled "Justified Sinners," which received a full theatrical production at the University of Alberta (2017)

Co-authored article (with Taylor McKee) in the Journal of Olympic History, entitled "Passing the Torch: Romanticism and the Modern Olympic Revival" (2017)

Article, "Acting Monstrous: Staging the Creature in Presumption; or, The Fate of Frankenstein" featured in a special issue of The Supernatural in the Nineteenth Century (2015)

Critical narrative on "Popular Poets" accompanying digitized artefacts, comprised of twenty-six expository entries, for the online archive at Popular Romanticism (2014)

Book chapter, "Destroyer and Preserver: Monstrous Intertextuality in Watchmen," in Monstrous Manifestations: Realities and Imaginings of the Monstrous (Inter-Disciplinary Press; 2013)

Employment History

Assistant Teaching Professor: Thompson Rivers University, Department of English and Modern Languages

Instructor: University of Alberta, Department of English and Film Studies

Managing Editor/Copy Editor: Journal of Emerging Sport Studies

Digital Resource Creator and Site Manager: StagingtheShelleys.com

Playwright/Dramaturg: Justified Sinners at University of Alberta, Department of Drama

Research Assistant: University of Alberta, Department of English and Film Studies

Visiting Dramaturg: Bloody Poetry at University of Calgary, Department of Drama

Digital Archivist: Popular Romanticism Website, University of Alberta

Textbook Editorial Assistant: University of Calgary, Department of Drama

Theatre and Performance Instructor: Pumphouse Theatre

Graduate Teaching Assistant University of Calgary, Department of English

Graduate Research Assistant: University of Calgary, Department of Drama

Courses Taught

English 4510: Studies in Literary Movements - Romanticism and Collaboration

English 3660: Studies in Shakespeare - Shakespearean Supernatural

English 4360: Gothic Literature

English 3660: Studies in Shakespeare - Shakespearean Afterlives

English 3660: Studies in Shakespeare - Supernatural Shakespeare

English 2110: Literary Landmarks in English to 1700

English 1110: Critical Reading and Writing

English 1110: Introduction to Prose Fiction

English 1100: Introduction to University Writing

Professional Affiliations

North American Society for the Study of Romanticism (NASSR)

Association for Canadian College and University Teachers of English (ACCUTE)

Canadian Association for Theatre Research (CATR)

North American Society for the Study of Sport History (NASSH)

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