Faculty Member, Contemporary Studies Programme
Professor Elizabeth B. Edwards is jointly appointed to the Contemporary Studies and Foundation Year programmes. She obtained her BA and MA degrees at Dalhousie University, and completed her PhD at Cambridge University in 1997, focusing in her thesis on Thomas Malory's Morte Darthur. She began teaching at King's College, as a tutor in the Foundation Year Programme, in 1990 becoming Assistant Professor in 1997, Associate Professor in 2000 and Professor in 2009. She is a founding faculty member and past Director of the Contemporary Studies Programme, and held the position of Vice President of the University from July 2001 - June 2006. Dr. Edwards is appointed as adjunct Professor to the Dalhousie Department of English. She is presently Vice-President of the Canadian Society of Medievalists and the secretary of the Board of Live Art Dance.
The Work of Mourning and the Language of Grief in Middle English Literature.
Middle English Literature, Literary and Critical Theory, Psychoanalysis, Derrida.