University of Calgary

David Sigler

  • Associate Professor
  • +1 (403) 220-6573
  • +1 (403) 220-5470

Office Hours

MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturdaySunday
-9:30a‑10:45a
Book an appointment at: https://sigler.youcanbook.me
2p‑3:15p
email for meetings with Undergrad. Program Director
(by appt)
4p‑5p
Book an appointment at: https://sigler.youcanbook.me
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Research Interests

Currently Teaching

 F2021 - ENGL 441 - British Romanticism
 F2021 - ENGL 504A - Honours Project
 W2022 - ENGL 504B - Honours Project
SEM 1W 15:30 - 18:15
SA 123

Professional description

My main areas of expertise are British Romanticism and literary theory, either charmingly blended together or taken separately. Within Romanticism, I have particular interests in women's writing, the history of feminism, and the history of sexuality. Within literary theory, I am especially versed in the thought of Sigmund Freud, Jacques Lacan, Jacques Derrida, and Gilles Deleuze.

I am the author of Sexual Enjoyment in British Romanticism (McGill-Queen's UP 2015) and Fracture Feminism: The Politics of Impossible Time in British Romanticism (SUNY Press 2021). I co-edited Lacan and Romanticism (SUNY Press 2019), edited vol. 2 of Women and War (Routledge 2020), and am co-Editor of the journal Romanticism on the Net. There is a CV available on this page with a full listing of publications and talks.

I am interested in working with graduate and undergraduate students in the areas of British Romanticism, eighteenth or nineteenth-century British Literature, any aspect of poststructuralist theory, psychoanalytic theory, deconstruction, and/or the history of feminism. I am currently serving as Undergraduate Program Director and Associate Head for the Department of English.

Curriculum Vitae

Degrees

  • PhD
    University of Virginia, 2008
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