Sarah Bezan is a PhD Candidate enrolled in the Department of English and Film Studies at The University of Alberta, where she is currently researching decomposer organisms in contemporary fiction, poetry, and film. Her scholarly work has appeared in Mosaic, the Journal for Critical Animal Studies, Criterion, and the Journal of the African Literature Association. Sarah is also a proud contributor of book reviews and interviews for the Bull Calf Review and Inquire: Journal of Comparative Literature, and is currently co-editing a book of essays entitled Seeing Animals: Derrida, Visuality, and Exposures of the Human (Lexington Books, 2017).
In conceiving of new ways to imagine “Our New Tribalism,” this year’s Spur Festival in Winnipeg included two moderated events on “Books That Spur,” both of which showcased recently published books that make an important contribution to conversations about Canada’s . . .