James Robert Allard

Faculty of Humanities




James Robert Allard

Rank: Associate Professor
Department: English Language and Literature
Ext: 3531
E-mail: jallard@brocku.ca

Work currently in progress, or about to be begun, along with indication of when the project is likely to culminate and what form it will take:

Romantic Patient Narratives (monograph, supported by a CIHR grant)

Work previously undertaken, research achievements or projects completed:

Romanticism, Medicine, and the Poet’s Body (monograph, Ashgate 2007)

Staging Pain: Violence and Trauma in British Theater, 1580-1800 (collection edited with Mathew Martin) (Ashgate 2009)

Research Grants held (including dates) and Research Awards or Honours:

Winner of the 2006 John Charles Polanyi Prize for Literature

CIHR Operating Grant (2008-2011)

SSHRC Post-Doctoral Fellowship (2002-2003), University of Toronto

1999-2001 SSHRC Doctoral Fellowship

Areas of Research Interest (in brief):

British Romantic Literature and Culture, Body Studies, History of Medicine (especially 18th and 19th centuries), Speculative Fiction