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Decameron Collective Members

Monique Tschofen

Monique Tschofen

Monique Tschofen is an Associate Professor of English at Toronto Metropolitan University in Toronto, and the York-Toronto Metropolitan University’s Joint Graduate Programme in Communications and Culture.

She is a poet whose works have been published in People Say: Journal of Literature and Culture, the Whitewall Review, The Fiddlehead, the Danforth Review, Contemporary Verse 2, and the New Delta Review.

Her areas of scholarly research include art and philosophy, research creation, modernist poetics, experimental film, and digital narratives, and she has published in Word and Image, Theory Culture and Society, Canadian Literature, The London Journal of Canadian Studies, and Media Tropes.

She has edited two collections of essays on Canadian filmmakers and poets: Image and Territory: Essays on Atom Egoyan (Wilfred Laurier Press) and Kristjana Gunnars: Essays on her Works (Guernica).

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She is co-lead of the Media and Materialities Research Group (Canada) and co-editor with Lai-Tze Fan of a special issue of the journal Imaginations: A Journal of Cross-Cultural Image Studies.

Monique lives and works in Toronto, in the 'Dish With One Spoon Territory’.  The Dish With One Spoon is a treaty between the Anishinaabe, Mississaugas and Haudenosaunee that bound them to share the territory and protect the land.

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