Faculty: Dr. Dominick Grace

Chair, School of Humanities
Professor, English, School of Humanities
Office: Ursuline Hall, Room 337
Email: dgrace2@uwo.ca
Telephone: 519-432-8353 ext 28244

Academic Background

  • B.A. (Hons), University of Toronto
  • M.A., Western University
  • Ph.D., Western University

Research and Scholarly Interests

  • Medieval and Renaissance literature
  • SF and Fantasy
  • Children’s literature
  • Canadian literature
  • Comics
  • Graphic Novels


  • The Storyteller’s Art ll, English 1028F/G
  • Children’s Literature, English 2033E
  • Middle English Literature, English 3318E
  • Renaissance Literature, English 3328E
  • Shakespeare, English 3330E
  • The Blazing World to the Hunger Games: Girls, Women, Utopia, Dystopia, English 2877F/G

Representative Publications

  • Canadian Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror: Bridging the Solitudes (co-edited with Amy J. Ransom). Palgrave, 2019.
  • “From Wonder to Horror: Stephen King’s Revival and Robertson Davies’s Deptford Trilogy.” In The Modern Stephen King Canon: Beyond Horror. Ed. Philip L. Simpson and Patrick McAleer.Lexington, 2018. 167-80.
  • The Canadian Alternative: Cartoonists, Comics and Graphic Novels (co-edited with Eric Hoffman). University Press of Mississippi, 2017.
  • Approaching Twin Peaks: Critical Essays on the Original Series (co-edited with Eric Hoffman). McFarland, 2017.
  • “Aardvarkian Gothic.” Journal of Graphic Novels and Comics 8.6 (Fall 2017): 560-71.
  • “An Alternative History of Canadian Cartoonists.” International Journal of Comic Art 17.2 (2016): 133-61.
  • The Science Fiction of Phyllis Gotlieb: A Critical Reading. McFarland & Co., 2015
  • Seth: Conversations (co-edited with Eric Hoffman). University Press of Mississippi, 2015.
  • Chester Brown: Conversations (co-edited with Eric Hoffman). Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2013.
  • Dave Sim: Conversations (co-edited with Eric Hoffman). Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2013.
  • “The Anti-Heinleinian Hero of The Last Canadian.” Foundation 110 (2011): 60-72.
  • “Writers and Metafiction in Three Stephen King Texts.” Critical Insights: Stephen King. Ed. Gary Hoppenstand. Pasadena: Salem Press, 2010. 61–77.
  • The Canterbury Tales: The Critical Reception.” Critical Insights: The Canterbury Tales. Ed. Jack Lynch. Pasadena: Salem Press, 2010. 17–30.