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Jacqueline Petropoulos

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Department of English

Assistant Professor

Email: jpetr@yorku.ca


Jacqueline Petropoulos teaches undergraduate courses in all periods of drama. Her research specializes in contemporary Canadian drama, with an emphasis on women playwrights and Indigenous and diasporic writers. She is the editor of a critical anthology titled Linda Griffiths.
She has published articles and book chapters on African Canadian drama and women’s post-colonial writing in Canada. Her current research explores contemporary theatrical and transmedia adaptations of canonical authors such as Shakespeare.

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Degrees

PhD, York University
MA (with distinction), Wilfrid Laurier University
BA, York University

Research Interests

English , Drama, Women Writers, Indigenous and Diasporic theatre in Canada, Adaptation

Current Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Fall/Winter 2020 AP/EN4143 6.0 A Plays and Counterplays SEMR
Fall/Winter 2020 AP/EN2140 6.0 B Drama SEMR
Fall/Winter 2020 AP/EN3220 6.0 A Modern Canadian Drama SEMR


Upcoming Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Fall/Winter 2020 AP/EN4143 6.0 A Plays and Counterplays SEMR
Fall/Winter 2020 AP/EN2140 6.0 B Drama SEMR
Fall/Winter 2020 AP/EN3220 6.0 A Modern Canadian Drama SEMR


Jacqueline Petropoulos teaches undergraduate courses in all periods of drama. Her research specializes in contemporary Canadian drama, with an emphasis on women playwrights and Indigenous and diasporic writers. She is the editor of a critical anthology titled Linda Griffiths.
She has published articles and book chapters on African Canadian drama and women’s post-colonial writing in Canada. Her current research explores contemporary theatrical and transmedia adaptations of canonical authors such as Shakespeare.

Degrees

PhD, York University
MA (with distinction), Wilfrid Laurier University
BA, York University

Research Interests

English , Drama, Women Writers, Indigenous and Diasporic theatre in Canada, Adaptation


Current Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Fall/Winter 2020 AP/EN4143 6.0 A Plays and Counterplays SEMR
Fall/Winter 2020 AP/EN2140 6.0 B Drama SEMR
Fall/Winter 2020 AP/EN3220 6.0 A Modern Canadian Drama SEMR


Upcoming Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Fall/Winter 2020 AP/EN4143 6.0 A Plays and Counterplays SEMR
Fall/Winter 2020 AP/EN2140 6.0 B Drama SEMR
Fall/Winter 2020 AP/EN3220 6.0 A Modern Canadian Drama SEMR