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Jade (J.D.) McDougall M.A. (English)

Assistant Professor in Indigenous Studies

Faculty Member in Indigenous Studies

Kirk Hall 132

Research Area(s)

  • Indigenous Literatures
  • Metis Family Narratives
  • Indigenous Futurisms
  • Zines & Ephemeral Print
  • Cultural Studies
  • Digital Humanities


Author: “Embodied Connections and Zines by Indigenous Women,” in Indigenous Popular Culture Across the Globe, ed. Svetlana Seibel & Kati Dlaske, to be published by Wilfrid Laurier University Press (in review).

Co-editor: The Arts of Indigenous Health and Well-Being (with Drs. Nancy Van Styvendale, Robert Innes, Robert Henry), University of Manitoba Press, 2021.

Co-author: “Reading Experience and Communitist Practice: Indigenous Literatures and Community Service-Learning” (with Nancy Van Styvendale), in Engaged Scholar Journal Vol. 5, No. 2, Spring 2019, pp. 213-232.

Co-author: “Gameplay, Visualization, and Collaboration in Refscape, a Bibliographic Management Tool” (with Federica Giannelli, Ben Neudorf, Xiaohan Zhang, Jon Bath, & the INKE Modelling & Prototyping Research Team), in Scholarly and Research Communication Vol. 5, No. 4, Winter 2014.

Artistic Works

Published Works

“Reverberations” (digital art, 2018). Cover art for Engaged Scholar Journal Vol 40 issue 1 (Spring 2018).

“lioncopter city” (digital art, 2014). Published in Storm Cellar 6.3: “Increment and Save” (Winter 2018).

Teaching & Supervision

Recent Courses

ENGL 110: Critical Reading and Writing II - Land Relationships in Indigenous Literatures, First Nations University of Canada, 2022.

ENGL 214: Intro to Canadian Indigenous Literature, First Nations University of Canada, 2022.

ENGL 310AA: Contemporary Canadian Indigenous Fiction - Dreaming Beyond the End, First Nations University of Canada, 2021.

ENGL 100: Critical Reading and Writing I, First Nations University of Canada, 2021.

ENG 242: Indigenous Storytelling of the Prairies (SUNTEP), University of Saskatchewan, 2020.

INDG 270: Literature of Native North America (SUNTEP/GDC), University of Saskatchewan, 2019-2021.

ENG 110: Literature and Composition (ITEP), University of Saskatchewan, 2019-2020.

ENG 114: Literature and Composition – Reading Culture (ITEP), University of Saskatchewan, 2019.

ENGL 110: Critical Reading and Writing II – Indigenous Speculations and Futurities, First Nations University of Canada, 2019.

INTS 103: Writing for Academic Success, St. Thomas More College, 2017-2019.


Education & Training

Ph.D., English (in progress, ABD)

University of Saskatchewan

M.A., English (project)

2013, University of Saskatchewan

B.A. (Hons.), English

2012, University of Saskatchewan