Koustas, Jane

Faculty of Humanities




Koustas, Jane


Degrees Granted

July 1986: Ph.D. in French Studies - Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario
February 1979: Maître en Traduction - Université de Montréal, Montreal, Quebec
May 1976: Bachelor of Arts in French/Canadian Studies - Queen's University (first class), Kingston, Ontario

Jane Koustas: Biographical Note

Professor Koustas’ research interests include English-Canadian literature in translation translation theory and practice, translation history in Canada, Quebec theatre and theatre translation. She is the co-editor of two books, Robert Lepage: Théàtre sans frontières: essays on the dramatic universe of Robert Lepage with Joe Donohoe and Vision/Division: l’oeuvre de Nancy Huston with Marta Dvorak and recently published Les belles étrangères: The Canadians in Paris. She has published numerous articles in journals such as The University of Toronto Quarterly , Quebec Studies , Theatre Research in Canada , Traduction, Terminologie, Rédaction and Annuaire théâtral .  Professor Koustas has served on the jury of the Governor General’s Literary Awards, the Quebec Writers’ Federation Translation Award and the International Impac Dublin Literary Award. She served as the Craig Dobbin Professor of Canadian Studies at University College Dublin, 2005-06.

Selected list of publications

“Robert Lepage in Toronto: Staging the Other.” Contemporary Theatre Review, Vol 19 (2), 2009, 155-163.

“Imagi/nation: Fennario, Friel and the Staging of Language and Identity in Quebec and Ireland,” Canadian Journal of Irish Studies, Vol 33:1, Spring 2007, 41-47.

“Staging the/an Other: The Dragons’ Trilogy Take II.” The International Journal of Francophone Studies, Vol. 9: 3 (2006): 395-414.

“Ann-Marie MacDonald en France: Un parfum du Canada,” La linguistique 40: 1 (2004): 97-107.

“Robert Lepage’s Language/Dragons’ Trilogy.” International Journal of Canadian Studies/Revue internationale d’études canadiennes No. 30 (2004): 35-50.

“Zulu Time: le paratexte paradoxal. ” L’Annuaire théâtral 34, automne (2003): 81-96.

“Translation.” Encyclopaedia of Literature in Canada. Ed. W. New. Toronto: U of T Press, 2002. 1123-1128.
 

Courses taught at Brock

  • FREN 3P73 French-Canadian Literature to 1939
  • FREN 3P74 French-Canadian Literature from 1939-1960
  • FREN 3P96 Contemporary Canadian Theatre in French
  • FREN 4P75 French-Canadian Literature from 1960
  • MLCC 3P94 Translation Theory and Applications
     

 

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