❦ What’s He Done?

*UPDATE 12 NOVEMBER 2014* I am currently running a crowdfunding campaign to purchase 1 of 2 extant copies of a book with possible connections to Oscar Wilde. My goal is to get it out of private collections (where it has been for as long as I am aware) and into the hands of an institution that will not only preserve it but also make it available to the public. Please take a minute to find out more here and, if you like, share it round. And, if you really like, you might want to contribute. Thanks a whole bunch. -Justin

This is where you’ll find my CV. Please skip over the publications section, as it is much wanting at the moment. I hope to remedy this very soon as I am working on a few different projects with the aim of publishing.

Curriculum Vitae

Justin O’Hearn, PhD Student
University of British Columbia
Department of English
397 – 1873 East Mall
Vancouver, British Columbia
V6T 1Z1

EDUCATION
2011 – Present University of British Columbia: Doctoral Studies in English, Vancouver, BC

2011 Simon Fraser University: Master of Arts in English, Burnaby, BC

2008 University of Wollongong: Graduate Diploma in Education, Wollongong,
NSW, Australia

2007 Saint Mary’s University: Bachelor of Arts Honours English with Distinction
(cum laude), minor in German Language, Halifax, NS

ACADEMIC AWARDS AND SCHOLARSHIPS
2012: Routledge ABES Travel Award

2011: UBC Faculty of Arts Graduate Award

2011 – 2015: UBC Four-year Fellowship

2011: Ann and William Messenger Memorial Travel Fund

2011: Barry Clark Memorial Graduate Scholarship for Studies of Pre-Twentieth Century English Literature

2010: SSHRC Joseph-Armand Bombardier Master’s Canada Graduate Scholarship

2010: SFU Open Graduate Bursary

2010: SFU Work/Study Bursary

2010: Dorothy Middler Thomas Award for Graduate Studies in English

2006: St. Mary’s University Academic Achievement Award

PUBLICATIONS

2013: Editor, Letters from Laura and Eveline: Giving an Account of their Mock-marriage, Wedding Trip, etc (1883). Kansas City, MO: Valancourt Publishing, 2013.

2012: [review] Daigle, Jonathan “Paul Laurence Dunbar and the Marshall Circle: Racial Representation from Blackface to Black Naturalism” in Routledge Annotated Bibliography of English Studies

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

April 2013: “Disease-as-Crime/Crime-as-Disease: Erewhon’s Place in the Late Victorian Criminal Responsibility Debates” Victorian Studies Association of Western Canada: Victorian Humanity and its Others. Vancouver, BC.

April 2013: “The Written Record of Jack Saul: Author, Professional Sodomite, Activist(?)” Erotica, Pornography and the Obscene in Europe Conference. University of Warwick, UK.

November 2012: “The Victorian Trade in Obscenity: A Critical Overview With Emphasis on the Biography of Jack Saul” University of British Columbia Department of English Works-in-Progress Series. Vancouver, BC.


October 2011: “‘We have had the same vision at once’: Teleny and the Queerness of Collective Authorship” Victorian Interdisciplinary Studies Association of the Western United States’ 16th Annual Conference – The Vulgar and the Proper: Victorian Manners and Mores, Houston, TX.

April 2011: “Biotechnological and Biocybernetic Disembodiment in Posthuman Literature” Southwest Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association Conference, San Antonio, TX (panel chair and presenter).

February 2011: “Sexual Reproduction’s Last Supper: Biotechnological and Biocybernetic Disembodiment and the Human Aura” University of Wisconsin-Madison 7th Annual MadLit Conference, Madison, WI.

UNIVERSITY & COLLEGE TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Winter 2014: ENGL101 Introduction to Literature, Instructor, Yukon College, Whitehorse, YT.

Fall 2013: ENGL090 Bridging English for University, Instructor, Yukon College, Whitehorse, YT.

Winter 2013: ENGL110 Approaches to Literature (Intro to Literature) Teaching Assistant, UBC, Vancouver, BC.

Fall 2012: ENGL110 Approaches to Literature (Intro to Literature) Teaching Assistant, UBC, Vancouver, BC.

Summer 2011: ENGL205 18th Century Literature Online Course Tutor Marker, SFU, Burnaby, BC.

Spring 2011: ENGL101W Intro to Fiction Teaching Assistant, SFU, Burnaby, BC. Responsible for teaching and marking two first-year English classes “Introduction to Fiction”. Responsibilities include: adjudicating and marking exams and papers, creating writing assignments.

Fall 2010: ENGL101W Intro to Fiction Teaching Assistant, SFU, Burnaby, BC.
Responsible for teaching and marking two first-year English classes “Introduction to Fiction”. Responsibilities include: adjudicating and marking exams and papers, creating writing assignments.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
2010 – 2011: SFU Graduate Student Society Representative for Department of English.

2010 – 2011: SFU Graduate Conference Committee (CFP and organizing committees).

2006 – 2007: Member of the Executive – St. Mary’s English Society (the Literati).

ACADEMIC/RESEARCH INTERESTS
Victorian fin de siècle

Clandestine publication/book history

Manuscript and book culture

Medievalism

Science & Technology Studies

Posthumanism

Utopian/Dystopian Study

Music Studies

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