Christopher Rolfe

University Fellow

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Christopher Rolfe is a former Senior Lecturer in French and former Head of the School of Modern Languages. He is a previous President of both the British Association for Canadian Studies and the International Council for Canadian Studies.


Mr. Rolfe has published on a wide range of topics in the field of Quebec and Canadian Studies, but is particularly interested in Quebec printmaking. He is currently working on a full-length study of the Quebec printmaker Marc-Antoine Nadeau. He is a member of the Comité scientifique of ‘Globe. Revue Internationale d’études québécoises’ and the Editorial Board of the British Journal of Canadian Studies. He is a member of the Association Internationale d’études québécoises.

Recent Publications

Edited Books:

With Pierre Anctil and André Loiselle, Canada Exposed / Le Canada à découvert (Bruxelles, 2009), 368 pp.

With Yvette Rocheron, Shifting Frontiers of France and Francophonie (Bern, 2005), 347 pp.

Essays and Articles:

‘Round and About the Bande Dessinée Québécoise: From its Early Days to Chiendent’, European Comic Art, 5.1, 2012, 9-24.

‘Tradition and Technology in Contemporary Canadian Printmaking’, British Journal of Canadian Studies, 22.1, 2009, 1-14.

‘Le CIEC. Les accomplissements du passé et les défis à relever’, Interfaces Brasil / Canada’, 9, 2008, 21-27.

‘A Canadian Portraiture: Some Thoughts on Edwin Holgate’, ibid. 133-150

‘French Canadian Literature’, The Year’s Work in Modern Language Studies, 68, 2006, 297-306.

Entries on Gaston Lachaise, Le Moyne de Mourgues, Charles Lesueur, Saint-Mémin and Christian Schuessele in France and the Americas, Culture, Politics and History, ed. Bill Marshall (Oxford, 2005) 3 vols.


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