Prof. Cheryl Suzack

Fellow of the College
Department of English, Jackman Humanities Building Room 610, 170 St. George Street, Toronto, ON M5R 2M8

BA (English and Political Science), University of Guelph, 1993

MA (English), University of Guelph, 1995

BEd (Education), Nipissing University, 1996

PhD (English), University of Alberta, 2004

Teaching Area:
Comparative Indigenous literatures, comparative Indigenous studies, Indigenous decolonization with a focus on gender issues and Indigenous women, law and literature studies

Research Interests:
Indigenous literatures, Indigenous feminisms, law and literature studies, feminist theory, Indigenous theory, postcolonial theory

“The Transposition of Law and Literature in Delgamuukw and Monkey Beach.” South Atlantic Quarterly 110.2 (Spring 2011): 447-463.

Indigenous Women and Feminism: Politics, Activism, Culture. Cheryl Suzack, Shari Huhndorf, Jeanne Perreault, and Jean Barman, co-editors and contributors (UBC Press, 2010).

“Indigenous Women and Transnational Feminist Struggle.” CR: The New Centennial Review 10.1 (2010): 179-193.

“Land Claims, Identity Claims: Mapping Indigenous Feminism in Literary Criticism and in Winona LaDuke’s Last Standing Woman.” Reasoning Together. Ed. Craig Womack. U of Oklahoma P, 2008. 169-92.

“Notes Towards Establishing a Property Interest in Aboriginal Culture.” Race & Racism in 21st Century Canada. Ed. Sean P. Hier and B. Singh Bolaria. Broadview, 2007. 217-34.

“Aboriginal Publishing in Canada.” History of the Book in Canada/Histoire du livre et de l’edition au Canada. Volume 3. Ed. Carole Gerson and Jacques Michon. U of Toronto P, 2006. 293-297.

“Law Stories as Life Stories: Jeannette Lavell, Yvonne Bedard, and Half-breed.” Auto/Biography: Trace, Text, Telling. Ed. Marlene Kadar, Susanna Egan, Jeanne Perreault, and Linda Warley. Wilfrid Laurier UP, 2005. 117-41.

Editor, In Search of April Raintree: Critical Edition, by Beatrice Culleton Mosionier, Portage and Main Press, 1999.

Awards, Affiliations, Personal Interests, etc.:
2012-2015 Principle Investigator, Insight Development Grant, Aboriginal Research, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, $61,277

Principle Investigator, Standard Research Grant, Social Sciences and Humanities
Research Council of Canada, University of Victoria/University of Toronto, $70,832

2011 Canadian Women’s Studies Association (CWSA/ACEF) Outstanding Scholarship
Prize, Indigenous Women and Feminism: Politics, Activism, Culture, (Cheryl
Suzack, Shari M. Huhndorf, Jeanne Perreault, Jean Barman, eds. and contributors,
Vancouver: UBC Press, 2010

Toronto Symphony Orchestra, European Football

Cheryl Suzack