Scott J. Wilson

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Scott J. Wilson

Scott J. Wilson
LC 218
306-206-2091
scott.j.wilson@uregina.ca


Scott J. Wilson teaches English and coordinates the Writing Across the Disciplines Program.

His teaching, beyond academic reading and writing skills, includes medicine and mortality, transgressive fiction, journalism, justice, and media discourse (as part of the Luther College Justice & Pre-Law and Pre-Journalism Bundle), graphic novels, and television and film adaptation.

His Master of Arts thesis is (Cult)ural Capital: Post-Consumerism and Post-Abjection in Chuck Palahniuk’s Fight Club. He completed that thesis, which was nominated for the Governor General’s Academic Gold Medal, at the University of Regina.

Scott has worked for the University of Regina Student Success Centre Writing Service as their Writing Coordinator and was also the Administrator of the University of Regina Centre on Aging and Health.

He is a volunteer member of the Saskatchewan Seniors Mechanism Communications Committee and serves on a variety of Luther College and University of Regina committees, including the U of R Writing Skills Task Force and English Literacy Needs Assessment Test Development Committee.
 

Courses Taught

ENGL-100: Critical Reading and Writing I
ENGL-110: Critical Reading and Writing II
JSGS-804: Research and Writing
AWRIT: Arts Transition Program Writing Lab
 

Current Research

  • Writing pedagogy
  • Illness narratives
  • Transgressive fiction
  • Masculinities
  • Abjection and consumerism
  • Serial killers and wound culture
  • Popular culture (including comics, graphic novels, video games, and fan culture)
  • Media discourse and rhetoric 
     

Selected Recent Special Lectures and Presentations

“Panel Discussion on Student Success.” Graduate Teaching Certificate Program. University of Regina, Regina, SK. March 1, 2018.

“Daring to Deduce Drastic, Disturbing Deviousness in Drawings and Drama: Jeff Lindsay’s Darkly Dreaming Dexter, Violence, and Aesthetics.” Grade 11 University Preview. University of Regina, Regina, SK. February 23, 2018.

"Did You Read My Comments?: Tips for Providing Feedback on Written Assignments". Luther College Teaching Circle. Luther College, Regina, SK. November 14, 2017.

“Clear and Concise: Demystifying Academic Writing.” Graduate Student Conference. University of Regina. Regina, SK. October 14, 2017.

“Teaching Reading and Writing Skills.” Teaching Subjects in English to Speakers of Other Languages Program (ITESM, Mexico).” University of Regina, Regina, SK. 2014

“Faculty of Nursing and Student Success Centre Writing Boot Camps: APA Style, Critical Reading, and Academic Writing.” University of Regina, Regina, SK. 2014.

“Improving Students' Critical Reading Skills.” University of Regina Centre for Teaching and Learning Workshop. University of Regina, Regina, SK. 2013.

“Improving Students' Writing Skills.” University of Regina Centre for Teaching and Learning Workshop. University of Regina, Regina, SK. 2013.