Sally Chivers

Sallyi ChiversProfessor
B.A. (Calgary), Ph.D. (McGill)
Office: Lady Eaton College S112
Phone: (705) 748-1011, Ext.7950

Current Research Projects

The interplay between aging and disability in the public sphere, with a focus on care narratives in the context of austerity. Ongoing research interests in Canadian literature, film, and how artistic forms, especially literature and film, contribute to critical thought and social movements.

Selected Publications

“Survival of the Fittest: CanLit and Disability.” The Oxford Handbook of Canadian Literature. Edited by Cynthia Sugars, Oxford University Press. (forthcoming 2015)

“Home Pages: Domesticity and Duplicity in Images of Architecture for Ageing.” With AnnMarie Adams. Seachange (2013): 81–102.2013

“Seeing the Apricot: A Disability Perspective on Alzheimer’s in Lee Chang Dong’s Poetry” Different Bodies: Essays on Disability in Film and Television. Edited by Marja Mogk, McFarland & Company, 65-74

“Care, Culture, and Creativity: A Disability Perspective on Long-Term Care” in Troubling Care: Critical Perspectives on Research and Practices, edited by Pat Armstrong and Susan Braedley, Toronto: Canadian Scholars Press, 47-58 2013

“Reimagining Care: Images of Aging and Creativity in House Calls and A Year at Sherbrooke.” International Journal of Ageing and Later Life, 7.2: 53-71, 2012

The Silvering Screen: Old Age and Disability in Cinema, Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2011

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