Dr. Gregory Mackie (English)

Dr. Mackie is Associate Professor of English and specializes in Victorian and Modernist literature, drama, and book history. He is the author of Beautiful Untrue Things: Forging Oscar Wilde’s Extraordinary Afterlife (2019, University of Toronto Press), which examines a lost archive of Wilde forgeries that flooded the rare book market in the 1920s. He has been the recipient of research fellowships from the William Andrews Clark Memorial Library, UCLA and the Bibliographical Society of America. He received a UBC Faculty of Arts Research Award for 2015-16. Dr. Mackie is also an Associate Faculty member with the Critical Studies in Sexuality Program, and he has curated exhibitions for UBC Library’s Rare Books and Special Collections.


Dr. Kyle Frackman (Central, Eastern, and Northern European Studies)

Dr. Frackman is Associate Professor of German and Scandinavian Studies. His research focuses on the long twentieth century in German-language literature, film, and media. He is the author of An Other Kind of Home: Gender-Sexual Abjection, Subjectivity, and the Uncanny in Literature and Film (2015). He has received numerous grants including an Insight Grant from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) to fund a research project on queer East Germany. He is Associate Faculty in the Institute for Gender, Race, Sexuality, and Social Justice, the Institute for European Studies, the Centre for Cinema Studies, and the Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies.


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