Women's & Gender Studies
Dr. Pauline Greenhill
Professor, Women's & Gender Studies
1985 Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin.
1981 M.A., Memorial University of Newfoundland.
1976 B.A. Honours, Trent University.
Pauline will be teaching the Feminist Research Methodologies Seminar course in Winter 2013, and she is also preparing the Gender in Fairytale Film and Cinematic Folklore course for online delivery. This online course will be offered every year for five years, starting also in Winter 2013.
SELECTED ACADEMIC AWARDS AND GRANTS
2011 Manitoba Day Award of the Association of Manitoba Archives for Make the Night Hideous
2011-2014 PI, co-investigators Cat Tosenberger, English, Steven Kohm, Criminal Justice, and Sidney Eve Matrix, Film Studies, Queen’s University, and collaborators Jack Zipes, Emeritus, German Studies, University of Minnesota, and Cristina Bacchilega, English, University of Hawaii at Manoa; Fairy Tale Films: Exploring Ethnographic Perspectives, SSHRC Standard Research Grant, $149,928
2009 Elli Kaija Kongas Maranda Professional Prize, American Folklore Society Women’s Section, for the Encyclopedia of Women’s Folklore and Folklife.
2008-2010 PI, co-investigator, Dr. Kay Turner, Brooklyn Arts Council/New York University; Transgressive Tales: Reading Queer and Trans in Traditional Fairytales, SSHRCC Research Development Initiatives Grant, $39,970
2008-2011 Transgender Imagination and Enactment in Traditional and Popular Culture in Canada, SSHRCC Standard Research Grant, $103,839
2006 “Popular Prof” in Maclean's Magazine survey of Canadian universities
Canadian Womens Studies Association: President-Elect, 1993-4; President, 1994-5; Past President, 1995-6
Folklore Studies Association of Canada/Association Canadienne pour les Etudes de Folklore:Canadian Folklore canadien book review editor, 1990-1995; Canadian Folklore canadien (now Ethnologies), Associate editor, 1996-2003; Acting Secretary-Treasurer, 1999; Secretary-Treasurer, 2000-2005.
2012 Co-editor with Kay Turner. Transgressive Tales: Queering the Grimms. Detroit, MI: Wayne State University Press.
2010 Co-editor with Sidney Eve Matrix. Fairy Tale Film and Cinematic Folklore: Visions of Ambiguity (Logan: Utah State University Press).
2010 Make the Night Hideous: Four English Canadian Charivaris, 1881-1940 (Toronto: University of Toronto Press).
2008 Co-editor with Liz Locke and Theresa Vaughan. Encyclopedia of Women’s Folklore and Folklife, 2 volumes. (Santa Barbara, CA: Greenwood Press).
Articles in refereed journals (selected):
2012 "Dressing Up and Dressing Down: Costumes, Risky Play, Transgender and Maritime English Canadian Charivari Paradoxes." Canadian Theatre Review 151, Summer, 7-13.
2011 (Steven Kohm, co-author.) “Pedophile Crime Films as Popular Criminology: A Problem of Justice?” Theoretical Criminology 15 #2:195-216.
2010 (Steven Kohm, co-author.) “‘Little Red Riding Hood’ Crime Films: Criminal Themes and Critical Variations.” The Annual Review of Interdisciplinary Justice Research 1:77-93.
2010 (Kendra Magnusson, student co-author). 2010. Your Presence at Our Wedding Is Present Enough’: Lies, Coding, Maintaining Personal Face, and the Cash Gift.” Journal of Folklore Research 47 #3: 307-333.
2010 (Leah Claire Allen, student co-author.) “The Most Ambiguous Gift: Cash and the Presentation Wedding Tradition in Manitoba.” parallax 16 #1: 7-18.
2009 (Steven Kohm, co-author.) “Little Red Riding Hood and Pedophile in Film: Freeway, Hard Candy, and The Woodsman.” Jeunesse: Young People, Texts, Cultures 1 #2: 35-65.
2009 “Welcoming the Newlyweds: Charivari, Shivaree, Serenade, Banjo, and Saluting in Nova Scotia.” Acadiensis 38 #1:52-74.
2008 “Epistemological Reflections on Sex and Fieldwork.” Resources for Feminist Research/Documentation Sur La Recherche Feministe 32 #3-4: 87-99.
2008 Fitchers [Queer] Bird: A Fairytale Heroine and Her Avatars, Marvels & Tales 22 #1: 143-167.
2007 (equal co-author with Stephanie Kane) A Feminist Perspective on Bioterror: From Anthrax to Critical Art Ensemble, Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society, special issue on War and Terror, 33 #1: 53-80.
2006 (2008) "Natalka Husar and Diana Thorneycroft vs. the Law: A Critical Feminist Consideration of Intellectual Property and Artistic Practice." Canadian Journal of Women and the Law 18 #2: 439-478.
2006 (primary author with Angela Armstrong, student co-author) Traditional Ambivalence and Heterosexual Marriage in Canada: Transgressing Ritual or Ritualising Transgression?/Les règles changent...et restent les mêmes. Ethnologies 28 (2):157-184.
2006 (equal co-author with Sidney Eve Matrix) Wedding Realities: The Rules Have Changed....And They Havent, Ethnologies 28 (2), 5-28.
2006 (primary author, with student co-authors Jennifer Haddad, Meredith Pilling, and Ryan Rosler), Local Cultures: The English, in Local Culture and Diversity on the Prairies: A Project Report, ed. Andriy Nahachewsky. Edmonton: Friends of the Ukrainian Folklore Centre.
2006 Make the Night Hideous: Death at a Manitoba Charivari, 1909, Manitoba History 52 (June):3-17.
2006 (co-producer, research project partner) Real Communities: Local Culture and Diversity on the Prairies (DVD), Friends of the Ukrainian Folklore Centre, Edmonton, University of Alberta
2006 Shivarees. Generations: The Journal of the New Brunswick Genealogical Society/Société Généalogique du Nouveau-Brunswick 28 (2), 44.
2012 "Men, Masculinities, and the Male in English Canadian Traditional and Popular Cultures," in Canadian Perspectives on Men and Masculinities, ed. Jason A. Laker. Toronto: Oxford University Press, 126-150.
2012 "Folklore and/on Film," in A Companion to Folklore, eds. Regina Bendix and Galit Hasan-Rokem. London: Wiley, 483-499.
2003 with Anne Brydon, "Representations of Crime: On Showing Paintings by a Serial Killer," in Crimes Power: Anthropologists and the Ethnography of Crime, eds. Philip C. Parnell and Stephanie C. Kane. New York: Palgrave Macmillan.
----- . "Places She Knew Very Well: The Symbolic Economy of Womens Travels in Traditional Newfoundland Ballads," in The Flowering Thorn: International Ballad Studies, ed. Thomas A. McKean. Logan: Utah State University Press.
2001 "Can You See the Difference?: Queerying the Nation, Ethnicity, Festival, and Culture in Winnipeg," in In A Queer Country: Gay and Lesbian Studies in the Canadian Context, ed. Terry Goldie. Vancouver: Arsenal Pulp Press.
-----. "Reflexions sur la notion de lieu (home) dans les chansons populaires de Terre-Neuve," in Entre Beauce et Acadie: Facettes dun parcours ethnologique, ed. Jean-Claude Dupont, et al. Quebec: Les Presses de lUniversite Laval.
2000 "Folklore," Encyclopaedia of Feminist Theories, ed. Lorraine Code (NY: Routledge).