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Angela Failler
Associate Professor

Department:
Women's and Gender Studies

Fields:
  • Canada
  • Cultural Studies
  • Diversity
  • Education
  • Equity
  • Ethics
  • Gender and Women's Studies
  • Indigenous Issues
  • Race
  • Social Issues
Areas of Expertise:
  • 1985 Air India Bombings
  • Anti-Racism
  • Canada's "War on Terror"
  • Commemoration and Remembrance Practices
  • Cultural Memory
  • Embodiment and Subjectivity
  • Feminism
  • LGBTTQ+2S Issues
  • Memorials
  • Monuments
  • Museums
  • Public Memory
Languages Spoken:
  • English
Available To:
  • Appear on radio or TV
  • Appear as a public speaker
  • Provide comment to media
  • Write articles
  • Discuss research with industry, government, and others
About:

Dr. Angela Failler is Associate Professor of Women’s & Gender Studies and Canada Research Chair in Culture and Public Memory at The University of Winnipeg. She is also a Research Affiliate of the Institute for Women's and Gender Studies, Lead Researcher of the Cultural Studies Research Group, and instructor for the MA Program in Cultural Studies.

Failler's current research is focused on public memory of the 1985 Air India bombings, and difficult knowledge in museum contexts. She is also interested in phenomena at the intersection of culture, embodiment and psychical life and has published writings on anorexia and self-harm in this vein.

Failler serves on the editorial board of the international journal Review of Education, Pedagogy and Cultural Studies. She teaches in the areas of feminist theory, cultural studies, queer theory, and embodiment and subjectivity.

In 2012, she won the Clifford J. Robson Memorial Award for Teaching Excellence.


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UWinnipeg receives CFI funding for two research centres

The University of Winnipeg will be opening two new research centres thanks to generous funding provided through the Canada Foundation for...

New book on Remembering Air India: The Art of Public Mourning

'Remembering Air India: The Art of Public Mourning' (University of Alberta Press), is co-edited by UWinnipeg’s Canada Research Chair in Culture and...

UWinnipeg leads Museum Queeries workshop during Pride

UWinnipeg’s Dr. Heather Milne, with co-applicant Dr. Angela Failler, has been awarded over $22,000 to support the workshop Museum Queeries:...

New Canada Research Chair in Culture and Public Memory

UWinnipeg welcomes the appointment of Dr. Angela Failler a new Research Chair (CRC) in Culture and Public Memory. UWinnipeg now has five...