Aislinn McDougall portrait
  • Visiting Assistant Professor, English


  • “Following the Wolf Pack: Figurative, Supernatural and Digital Borderlands in Life is Strange 2” at the MLA Annual Convention from January 9th-12th, 2020 as part of the Digital Culture and Statelessness session sponsored by the Electronic Literature Organization (ELO) in Seattle, WA. Conference Paper, Accepted, 03/26/2019.
  • “Constructing Cst. McDougall, a Ghost of Banks Island: Negotiating Sovereignty and Community in the Sachs Harbour R.C.M.P. Detachment” at the Nordic Association for Canadian Studies cross-disciplinary conference, “Exploring Canada” in Akureyri, Iceland. Conference Paper, Presented, 08/11/2018.
  • “The Decolonization of Print and Digital Space in Jordan Abel’s Injun” at CACLALS at Congress from May 26th-28th at the University of Regina in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada. Conference Paper, Presented, 05/26/2018.
  • “Infinite Horror: Endless Networks and Apparent Reality in Mark Z. Danielewski’s ‘Clip 4’” at the 39th Annual Southwest Popular/American Culture Association Conference at the Hyatt Regency Hotel and Conference Center in Albuquerque, New Mexico, U.S.A. Conference Paper, Presented, 02/09/2018.
  • “The Theoretical Difficulty of Misrepresentation: Characterizing the Real with Narrative and Disguise in Sir Walter Scott’s Rob Roy” at the World Congress of Scottish Literatures and ECSSS Annual Conference: Dialogues and Diasporas, at Coast Plaza Hotel in Vancouver, BC, Canada. Conference Paper, Presented, 06/23/2017.
  • “Cybertext and the Post-postmodern Digital in Mark Z. Danielewski’s The Familiar” at the 48th NeMLA Annual Convention at John Hopkins University in Baltimore, MD, U.S.A. Conference Paper, Presented, 03/26/2017.
  • “From Digimodernism to Digital Humanities: Contemporary Literature and Its Relationship to Digital Culture” at the University of Regina as part of the 2016/2017 Pro-Seminar Series for Graduate Students on in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 01/20/2017.
  • “A Post-postmodern Shift to the Digital Humanities?: Digimodernism, Digital Humanities and Text/Image Hybridity in Skip Brittenham and Brian Haberlin’s Shifter and Anomaly” at the ACCUTE Conference at the University of Calgary in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Conference Paper, Presented, 05/28/2016.
  • “Towards a Digimodernist Literature?: Digital Humanities as Lens for Post-postmodern Literature” at Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association 113th Annual Conference at Portland State University, Portland, Oregon, U.S.A. Conference Paper, Presented, 11/08/2015.
  • “‘So you want to be a lesbian?’: The Queerness of Infertility in Ruth Ozeki’s My Year of Meats” at the Mosaic Conference, “A matter of lifedeath,” at the University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada. Conference Paper, Presented, 10/02/2014.


  • Aislinn McDougall (2020). “The Decolonization of Print, Digital and Oral Space in Jordan Abel’s Injun” . Canadian Literature. Vol. 239, 87-106. Published, 01/28/2020.
  • Aislinn McDougall (2019). "What is Cyber-Consciousness? Digital Intermediation Between Consciousness and Computer Through Modern/Postmodern Tension in Tao Lin’s Taipei". C21 Literature: Journal of 21st-century Writings. Vol. 7. Published, 01/28/2019.
  • Aislinn McDougall (2016). “Loss, Diaspora, Displacement, and Parentage in Alistair MacLeod’s No Great Mischief“. Études écossaises. Vol. 18, 89-104. Published, 04/01/2016.