Dr. Kenneth Wilson

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Dr. Kenneth Wilson 


Ken Wilson completed his PhD in Media and Artistic Research in the Faculty of Media, Art, and Performance at the University of Regina in 2022. His creative-nonfiction manuscript, “Walking the Bypass: A Meditation on Place,” won the Saskatchewan Writers’ Guild’s City of Regina Writing Award in 2022, and he has published poetry in The Goose and creative nonfiction in Queen’s Quarterly. His academic work has been published in journals, including Studies in Canadian Literature, Performance Matters, International Journal of Religious Tourism and Pilgrimage, Canadian Theatre Review, and as chapters in books as well. He has presented his research in Canada, Ireland, Mexico, England, and Malta. He has taught at the University of Regina and its federated colleges since 2001.

Courses Taught

English 100, Critical Reading and Writing I
English 110, Critical Reading and Writing II
English 152, Introduction to Creative Writing
English 213, Canadian Literature Survey
English 214, Canadian Indigenous Literature Survey
Film 100, The Art of Motion Pictures
Film 240, Film History
Film 255, World Cinema
Film 340, Avant-Garde Cinema
Film 345, Canadian Cinema
Film 348, Film Theory and Aesthetics
Film 350, The Art of Film Directors

Selected Recent Creative Publications

“Populus” (lyric essay), Queen’s Quarterly vol. 130, no. 1, 2023, pp. 146-59.

“Elms at Night” and “Inside the Herbarium (for George F. Ledingham)” (poems), The Goose, 19.2 (2022), article 11

Selected Recent Academic Publications

“The Promise and Peril of Walking Indigenous Territorial Recognitions Carried Out By Canadian Settlers,” New Pilgrimage Routes and Trails, Pilgrimage Studies vol. 2, edited by Daniel H. Olson, Dane Munro, and Ian S. McIntosh, Peter Lang, 2023, pp. 217-30 (with Matthew Anderson)

“Indigenous Practices and Performances of Mobility as Resistance and Resurgence,” Studies in Canadian Literature vol. 46, no. 2, 2022, pp. 47-63

“Walking as Embodied Territorial Acknowledgment: Thinking About Place-Based Relationships from the Side of the Road,” Performance Matters vol. 7, nos. 1-2, 2021, pp. 97-115

“White Man Walking: Settler Ambulation in Colonized Spaces,” Walking Bodies: Papers, Provocations, Actions, edited by Phil Smith, Helen Billinghurst, and Claire Hind, Triarchy, 2020, pp. 193-203

Wood Mountain Walk and the Possibilities of Relationship in Solo Walking Performance,” Canadian Theatre Review no. 182, 2020, pp. 51-56

“Place and Space in Walking Pilgrimage,” International Journal of Religious Tourism and Pilgrimage vol. 8, no. 1, 2020, article 3

Wood Mountain Walk: Afterthoughts on a Pilgrimage for Andrew Suknaski,” International Journal of Religious Tourism and Pilgrimage vol. 7, no. 1, 2019, pp. 123-34