Dr. Jenny Heijun Wills is assistant professor of English at the University of Winnipeg and a Fulbright alum (2008-2009). Her teaching and research are in the field of Critical and Comparative Race Studies. She is currently writing a book about liberalism and anti-essentialism in the life writings of 19th-century black abolitionists and 20th-century Asian adoptees. She is also co-editing three books: one on teaching Asian/North American texts, one on multiculturalism and transnational adoption, and one on autocritical representations of transracial adoption. Born in Seoul and raised in Ontario, she moved to Winnipeg in 2011. Jenny was also the Spur Winnipeg Public Fellow in 2015.
A discussion of where, and if, identity, belonging and kinship be found in Canadian society