Andy Weaver

Department of English

Associate Professor

Office: Stong College, 333
Phone: (416) 736-2100 Ext: 30864
Emailaweaver@yorku.ca

Andy Weaver specializes in contemporary Canadian and American poetry and poetics, with an emphasis on formally innovative and experimental texts. Most recently, he has published articles on the poetry of Darren Wershler and Robert Duncan. His current research focuses on the relationship between contemporary poetry and political anarchy.

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He has also been involved with several literary journals and poetry reading series, and his first book of poetry, Were the Bees (NeWest Press, 2005), was shortlisted for an Alberta Book Award. His second book, Gangson, was published in 2011.

Degrees

Ph.D. , University of Alberta
M.A., University of New Brunswick
B.A., Carleton University

Upcoming Courses

TermCourse NumberSectionTitleType 
Fall/Winter 2017-2018 AP/EN3620 6.0  Intermediate Poetry Workshop SEMR  
Fall/Winter 2017-2018 AP/EN4115 6.0  Contemporary Poetry and Poetics SEMR  


Andy Weaver specializes in contemporary Canadian and American poetry and poetics, with an emphasis on formally innovative and experimental texts. Most recently, he has published articles on the poetry of Darren Wershler and Robert Duncan. His current research focuses on the relationship between contemporary poetry and political anarchy.


He has also been involved with several literary journals and poetry reading series, and his first book of poetry, Were the Bees (NeWest Press, 2005), was shortlisted for an Alberta Book Award. His second book, Gangson, was published in 2011.

Degrees

Ph.D. , University of Alberta
M.A., University of New Brunswick
B.A., Carleton University


Teaching:

Upcoming Courses

TermCourse NumberSectionTitleType 
Fall/Winter 2017-2018 AP/EN3620 6.0  Intermediate Poetry Workshop SEMR  
Fall/Winter 2017-2018 AP/EN4115 6.0  Contemporary Poetry and Poetics SEMR