Berkeley Kaite

 Berkeley Kaite
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McGill University
Department of English
853 Sherbrooke Street West
Arts Building
Montreal, QC H3A 0G5 CANADA

Retired Faculty
Associate Professor
Cultural Studies
Areas of interest: 

Feminist cultural studies; cultural memory and popular media; the body.


Ph.D. (Carleton)
M.A. (McMaster)
B.A. (Concordia)

Selected publications: 

Editor, Menstruation Now: What Does Blood Perform? (Demeter, 2019)

“Bloody Jackie: how menstrual blood speaks for Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis’s silence” in Menstruation Now: What Does Blood Perform? (2019)

“Camelot: The Violence and the Ecstasy,” Teorija in Praksa. 5-6, Sept-Dec (2013)

“Fetish Operations in the Photographs of Sally Mann,” Mothering and Psychoanalysis, ed., Petra Bueskens. Toronto: Demeter Press (2014)

Reviews of Canadian Cultural Poesis; Caught: Montréal’s Modern Girls and the Law, 1869-194;, and, Types of Canadian Women in Canadian Literature

Pornography and Difference (1995)

The Pink Suit: Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis and Celebrity Defilement,” Celebrity Studies.

Awards, honours, and fellowships: 
  • SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellowship
Taught previously at: 

Carleton University (Ottawa, ON)
Simone de Beauvoir Institute, Concordia University (Montreal, QC)

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