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Athabasca University

Dr. Lynn Hughey Engelbert




  • B.A. (Honours) (Brock University, (1992)
  • M.A. (University of Western Ontario, 1994)
  • Ph.D. (University of Alberta, 2001)


Dr. Lynn Hughey (Adam) obtained her Ph.D. from the University of Alberta in both Philosophy and English in 2001, her M.A. from The University of Western Ontario in Theory and Criticism in 1994, and her Honours B.A. in General Studies from Brock University in 1992.  She has been the recipient of an Ontario Graduate Scholarship, and a SSHRC for doctoral study and she has taught as a sessional professor for the University of Alberta in both English and Philosophy. She has published most recently in Mosaic, Prairie Fire, and Other Voices and she is currently working on a series of journal length articles about Georges Bataille as both a literary and philosophical anomaly. She has also just finished revising a course in professional ethics for Heritage Resource Management for Athabasca University. Her research and teaching interests are concerned with post modern, post-structural, aesthetic and avant-garde writing and art from both a literary and a philosophical perspective.


(June, 2014): “Antonin Artaud and Freud’s “Family Romance”: The Transgressive Sublime,” Mosaic: A Journal for the Interdisciplinary Study of Literature, 47.2.

(December 2011): “Wild” Freudian Psycho-Analysis: Ingestion, Incorporation and Mourning in Derrida, Deleuze and Guattari,” Mosaic: A Journal for the Interdisciplinary Study of Literature, 44.4

(January 2009): Athabasca University Phil 334: Ethics for Heritage Resource Management, Athabasca.

(December 2003): “Cyberpunk Pilgrimages: Kathy Acker In/Outside of the Sublime,” Mosaic: A Journal for the Interdisciplinary Study of Literature. Vol. 36.4.

(July 2001): Prairie Fire, “Flaming Prairies: The Queer Issue,” Vol. 22, No. 2, July 2001 three published pieces: “Art and Lies at Seven,” “Remedies For Chris #4,” and “September Fourth Ninety-Seven” (Adam).

(Sept. 7, 1996): University of Alberta (English) (De) Scribing Albertas. Paper entitled: “Robert Kroetsch In An (Other) Voice: Eggplants, Blood Oranges And The Vagina Dentata.” Open Letter no. 3, summer 1998 (Adam).

Updated September 10 2014 by Student & Academic Services

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