Research

Books

  • Unorthodox Modernisms: Varieties of Religious Expression in Twentieth-Century Canadian Poetry. [Under advance contract with University of Toronto Press.]
  • Continuation: A Critical Edition. By Louis Dudek. Edited, with introduction, appendices, and notes, by Graham H. Jensen. [Under advance contract with University of Ottawa Press.]

Dissertation

Refereed Journal Articles & Book Chapters

Digital Projects

Canadian Modernist Magazines Project – Principal Investigator

  • A public-facing digital repository and virtual research hub for those interested in reading, analyzing, or teaching Canadian modernist “little magazines.” The CMMP website will include critical introductions of select Canadian modernist magazines, tools for computational analysis of the transcribed texts, sample lesson plans, and relevant syllabi. Partnered with the Modernist Versions Project, Editing Modernism in Canada, the Blue Mountain Project, Princeton University Library, McGill University Archives, Dalhousie University, the University of New Brunswick, University of Toronto Libraries, and Mount Allison University. Grant funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada.

Mapping Alcohol Consumption in F. Scott Fitzgerald’s ‘May Day’: A Digital Critical Edition (in progress) – Principal Investigator

  • An annotated edition of the 1920 public-domain text of “May Day,” which will feature an integrated map, critical apparatus, and sample lesson plans. TEI mark-up of the text will also facilitate interactive DH course assignments for my “Alcohol in/and Modernist Fiction” course.

Other Publications

Keynotes, Talks, & Lectures

  • Keynote. Siemens, Ray, Alyssa Arbuckle, Randa El Khatib, Luis Meneses, Graham Jensen, and Caroline Winter. “Foundations for Open Social Scholarship in the Canadian Social Knowledge Institute (C-SKI).” Contemporary Trends and Development in Cultural Studies and the Humanities. U of Rome Tor Vergata and Guru Ghasidas Visyavidyalaya, online, Oct. 22, 2021.
  • Keynote. Siemens, Ray, Randa El Khatib, Luis Meneses, Graham Jensen, and Caroline Winter. “Open Social Scholarship as a Foundation for Digital Humanities.” European Summer University in Digital Humanities, online, Aug. 2-13, 2021.
  • “Towards a New History of Modern Canadian Poetry and Religion.” Public lecture: The Centre for Studies in Religion and Society Weekly Lecture Series, University of Victoria. November 28, 2019.
  • “Hard-Boiled Detective Fiction, Meet Feminism: Sara Paretsky and ‘Dealer’s Choice.’” Engl. 1050: Pulp Fiction. Dalhousie University: March 13, 2017.
  • “Breaking the Conference Code: CFPs, Abstracts, and Panels, Oh My!”, Professional Development Workshop: Dalhousie University. January 26, 2017.
  • “E.J. Pratt and Earle Birney.” Engl. 3231: Modern Canadian Literature. Dalhousie University: September 20, 2016.
  • “Canadian Modernist Poetry and the Rise of Personal Religions,” Department talk: Dalhousie University. March 6, 2015.
  • “EMiC and Knowledge Mobilization.” Mobilizing Science Knowledge and Research. Halifax, NS: The Marine Environmental Observation Prediction and Response Network. January 27-29, 2015.
  • “Canadian Modernist Poetry.” Engl. 2004: Canadian Literature. Dalhousie University: March 11, 2014.
  • “A. M. Klein’s The Second Scroll: Pilgrimage and Diaspora.” Engl. 3231: Modern Canadian Literature. Dalhousie University: February 27, 2014.
  • “Frankenstein and the Sublime.” Engl. 110: Literature and Composition. University of Saskatchewan: February 16, 2011.

Panels & Roundtables Organized

  • Organizer of “Canadian Literature in/and the Digital Humanities.” Modern Language Association. Washington, D.C.. January 6-9, 2022.
  • Organizer of “Transnational Currents in Canadian Literature.” Roundtable. Modern Language Association. Seattle. January 9-12, 2020.
  • Organizer of “New Directions in Canadian Modernism.” Roundtable. Modernist Studies Association. Toronto. October 17-20, 2019.
  • Co-organizer with Suzanne Hobson of “‘Believing doesn’t trouble her’: William James and Modernist Varieties of Supernatural and Religious Experience.” Panel. Troublesome Modernisms, British Association for Modernist Studies. London. June 20-22, 2019.
  • Organizer of “Afterlives: Death and the End(s) of Religion in Literary Modernism.” Panel. Modernist Studies Association. Amsterdam. August 10-13, 2017.
  • Co-organizer with Brandi Estey-Burtt of “Feminist and Queer Approaches to Religion.” Panel. The Association of Canadian College and University Teachers of English. Toronto: Ryerson University. May 27-30, 2017.

Roundtable & Seminar Participation

  • Roundtable participant: “Canadian Literature in/and the Digital Humanities.” Modern Language Association, Washington, D.C., 2022.
  • Roundtable participant: “EdTech and the English Classroom.” Association of Canadian College and University Teachers of English, Edmonton, AB, 2021.
  • (Invited) Roundtable participant: Digital Project Showcase. Association for Computers and the Humanities. Modern Language Association, Toronto, January 7-10, 2021.
  • Roundtable participant: “Transnational Currents in Canadian Literature.” Modern Language Association, Seattle, January 9-12, 2020.
  • Position paper: “Postwar Modernisms and the Problem of Religion.” Seminar: Late, Between, Belated, Bereft, organized by Matthew Hart. Modernist Studies Association, Columbus, OH, November 8-11, 2018.
  • (Invited) Roundtable participant: Committee for Professional Concerns I: Enrollments in Graduate Programs, organized by Melissa Dalgleish. Association of Canadian College and University Teachers of English, Toronto, Ryerson University, May 27-30, 2017.
  • Position paper: “Syncretism and Modernist Poetry.” Seminar: Modernism and Religion – New Theoretical Approaches, organized by Gregory Erickson and Suzanne Hobson. Modernist Studies Association, Pittsburgh, PA, November 6-9, 2014.

Conference Presentations

  • Arbuckle, Alyssa, Randa El Khatib, Graham Jensen, and Caroline Winter, with Ray Siemens. “Surveying the Open Social Scholarship Critical Landscape: Connection, Training, Community, Policy.” Putting Open Social Scholarship into Practice, INKE Partnership and Canadian-Australian Partnership for Open Scholarship, Online, Dec. 8-9, 2021.
  • Jensen, Graham. “Designing Digital Commons to Support Open Social Scholarship.” Putting Open Social Scholarship into Practice, INKE Partnership and Canadian-Australian Partnership for Open Scholarship, Online, Dec. 8-9, 2021.
  • Jensen, Graham (lead author), and Talya Jesperson. “New Pastures: Expanding the Canadian Humanities and Social Sciences Commons.” Putting Open Social Scholarship into Practice, INKE Partnership and Canadian-Australian Partnership for Open Scholarship, Online, Dec. 8-9, 2021.
  • Jensen, Graham, Alyssa Arbuckle, Caroline Winter, Talya Jesperson, and Raymond G. Siemens. “Fostering Digital Communities of Care: Safety, Security, and Trust in the Canadian Humanities and Social Sciences Commons.” Digital Humanities Summer Institute, Conference & Colloquium, Online, June 7-11, 14-18, 2021.
  • Jensen, Graham, Caroline Winter, Alyssa Arbuckle, Luis Meneses, and Raymond G. Siemens. “Reimagining the Digital Research Commons for the Canadian HSS Community.” Canadian Society for Digital Humanities, June 1-5, 2021.
  • Winter, Caroline, Graham Jensen, Alyssa Arbuckle, and Raymond G. Siemens. “Research Data Management for the Large-Scale Research Commons.” RDM for Digitally Curious Humanists. Digital Humanities Summer Institute, Online, June 2021.
  • “William James, Mysticism, and the Modernist Epiphany.” Troublesome Modernisms, British Association for Modernist Studies. London. June 20-22, 2019.
  • “Margaret Avison, Autobiography, and the Paradox of the Self.” Association for Canadian and Québec Literatures. Vancouver, BC: University of British Columbia. June 1-3, 2019.
  • “‘Other than the very thing’: Mysticism and the Problem of Representation in the Art of P.K. Page.” Modernist Studies Association, Columbus, OH, November 8-11, 2018.
  • “Make it (re)new: Modernist and Religious Discourses of the New in the Poetry of Margaret Avison.” Association of Canadian College and University Teachers of English. Regina, SK: University of Regina. May 26-29, 2018.
  • “The Idea of God: Louis Dudek as Religious Poet.” Association for Canadian and Québec Literatures. Regina, SK: University of Regina. May 26-28, 2018.
  • Mixed Spirits: Dead Muses and Religious Syncretism in Canadian Modernist Poetry.” Modernist Studies Association. Amsterdam, NL, August 10-13, 2017.
  • “Theological Modernism and the Poetry of E.J. Pratt.” Association of Canadian College and University Teachers of English. Calgary, AB: University of Calgary. May 28-31, 2016.
  • “Rupture and Reform: Intersections of Theological and Literary Modernism in the Poetry of E.J. Pratt.” American Comparative Literature Association. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University. March 17-20, 2016.
  • “SpokenWeb, PennSound, and the Future of the Digital Audio Archive.” Association of Canadian College and University Teachers of English. Ottawa, ON: University of Ottawa. May 30 – June 2, 2015.
  • “God(s) Keep Our Land: Religious Pluralism in Canadian Poetry and Poetics of the 1960s.” Association for Canadian and Québec Literatures. Ottawa, ON: University of Ottawa. May 30 – June 2, 2015.
  • “Modernist Commons” [Co-authored with Dean Irvine, Alan Stanley, and Nigel Banks]. CSDH/SCHN-ACH Digital Humanities Conference. Ottawa, ON: University of Ottawa. June 1-3, 2015.
  • “Canadian Modernist Magazines and the ‘Secularization Thesis’: God’s Afterlife North of the Forty-Ninth.” History across the Disciplines. Halifax, NS: Dalhousie University. March 20-22, 2015.
  • “Louis Dudek, T. S. Eliot, and Modernist (Re)visions of Utopian Civilization.” Society for Utopian Studies. Montreal, QC. October 23-26, 2014.
  • “Dialogue and the Problem of Translation in Sepass Poems: Ancient Songs of Y-Ail-Mihth.” Association for Canadian and Québec Literatures.  St. Catharines, ON: Brock University. May 24-26, 2014.
  • “‘Change is Freedom, Change is Life’: Ursula K. Le Guin’s The Dispossessed and the Künstlerroman Tradition.” Society for Utopian Studies. Charleston, SC. November 14-17, 2013.
  • “Reading and Rehabilitating the Body in Mary Bradley Lane’s Mizora: A Prophecy.” Marvelous Bodies: Corporeality in Literature. Madrid, Spain: Saint Louis University, Madrid Campus. May 24-25, 2013.
  • “‘Something Terrible in Me’: A Note on Demon-Possession and Suicide in Faulkner’s The Sound and the Fury.” The Literary Eclectic VI. Saskatoon: University of Saskatchewan. September 23-24, 2011.
  • “Unfinalizability and Ethics in John Sayles’s Lone Star.” Joint Conference of the National Popular Culture & American Culture Association and the Southwest/Texas Popular Culture & American Culture Association. San Antonio, TX. April 20-23, 2011.
  • “The Palimpsest as a Model of Revisionary History in Michael Ondaatje’s The English Patient.” The Literary Eclectic V. Regina: University of Regina. September 24-25, 2010.

Digital Exhibits & Poster Presentations

  • “Digitizing Modernism in Canada.” Modern Language Association. Online. Jan. 7-10, 2021.
  • Jensen, Graham, and Luis Meneses. “Canadian Modernist Magazines Project.” Modernist Studies Association. Toronto. October 17-20, 2019.
  • “Canadian Modernist Magazines Project.” Digital Humanities Summer Institute Conference & Colloquium. Victoria: University of Victoria. June 7, 2019.
  • “Canadian Modernist Magazines Project.” Canadian Society for Digital Humanities. Vancouver: University of British Columbia. June 2-5, 2019.
  • “The Modernist Commons and the Canadian Modernist Magazines Project” [Digital exhibit co-presented with Dean Irvine]. Modernist Studies Association. Pittsburgh, PA. November 6-9, 2014.