Diana Cooper-Clark

Department of English

Associate Professor

Office: Atkinson College, 718
Phone: 416-736-2100 Ext: 33488
Emaildcclark@yorku.ca

Diana Cooper-Clark is the former Chair of Atkinson English and Master of Atkinson Faculty of Liberal and Professional Studies. She is also cross-appointed to Arts/Humanities and is in the Graduate Programme in English.

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Diana Cooper-Clark is the former Chair of Atkinson English and Master of Atkinson Faculty of Liberal and Professional Studies. She is also cross-appointed to Arts/Humanities and is in the Graduate Programme in English. She has won four teaching awards, two of which are national awards for teaching excellence and educational leadership: Canadian CASE Professor of the Year (1995), 3M Teaching Fellowship Award (2000). The 3M award is given to individuals who "not only excel in the teaching of their own courses but also demonstrate an exceptionally high degree of leadership and commitment to the improvement of university teaching across disciplines." Professor Cooper-Clark has published two books, "Designs of Darkness: Interviews with Detective Novelists" and "Interviews with Contemporary Novelists" (international). Currently, she is writing a book called "Dreams of Re-Creation: The Jewish Diaspora to Jamaica".

Area of Specialization

Prof.

Degrees

MA, York University
B.Ed, University of Toronto
BFA, York University
BA, York University

Appointments

Arts


Research Interests

English , Women's Studies

All Publications

Books

Interviews with Contemporary Novelists. Trans. Zhang An-min. China: Yangtse Arts and Literature Publishing House, 1989.

Interviews with Contemporary -Novelists. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1986.

Designs of Darkness: Interviews with Detective Novelista. Bowling Green, Ohio:. Bowling Green State University, Popular Press, 1983.

Book Chapters

'An interview with Isaac Bashevis Singer.' A Ouarterly of Foreign Literature. Trans. Zhang an-min. China, 1990. 196-97

'Margaret Drabble: Cautious Feminist.' The Millstone. Frankfurt: Cornelsen Verlag Hirschgraben, 1988. 127-31.

'Margaret Drabble: Cautious Feminist.' Critical Essays on Margaret Drabble. Ed. Ellen Cronan Rose. Boston: G.K. Hall & Co., 1985.

'The Clash: an interview with Nadine Gordimer.' London Magazine (Feb. 1983): 45-59.

Journal Articles

'Through a Glass Darkly: Olive Higgins Prouty, 1882-1974.' Journal of Popular Literature 1.I (Spring/Summer, 1985): 1-43.

'Living on the Edge: an interview with Isaac Bashevis Singer.' London Magazine (March 1984): 70-79.

'Hoof-beats and Heroes: an interview with Dick Francis.' London Magazine (Nov. 1983): 58-70.

'Anne Perry.' Clues: A Journal of Detection 3.2 (Fall/Winter, 1982): 52-65.

'Patricia Highsmith - Interview.' The Armchair Detective 14.4 (Autumn, 1981): 313-320.

Upcoming Courses

TermCourse NumberSectionTitleType 
Fall 2017 AP/EN3410 3.0  Caribbean Literature SEMR  
Fall/Winter 2017-2018 AP/EN4070 6.0  Literature and Other Arts SEMR  
Fall/Winter 2017-2018 AP/HUMA4730 6.0  Topics in Arts and Ideas SEMR  


Diana Cooper-Clark is the former Chair of Atkinson English and Master of Atkinson Faculty of Liberal and Professional Studies. She is also cross-appointed to Arts/Humanities and is in the Graduate Programme in English.


Diana Cooper-Clark is the former Chair of Atkinson English and Master of Atkinson Faculty of Liberal and Professional Studies. She is also cross-appointed to Arts/Humanities and is in the Graduate Programme in English. She has won four teaching awards, two of which are national awards for teaching excellence and educational leadership: Canadian CASE Professor of the Year (1995), 3M Teaching Fellowship Award (2000). The 3M award is given to individuals who "not only excel in the teaching of their own courses but also demonstrate an exceptionally high degree of leadership and commitment to the improvement of university teaching across disciplines." Professor Cooper-Clark has published two books, "Designs of Darkness: Interviews with Detective Novelists" and "Interviews with Contemporary Novelists" (international). Currently, she is writing a book called "Dreams of Re-Creation: The Jewish Diaspora to Jamaica".

Area of Specialization

Prof.

Degrees

MA, York University
B.Ed, University of Toronto
BFA, York University
BA, York University

Appointments

Arts

Research Interests:

English , Women's Studies

All Publications

Books

Interviews with Contemporary Novelists. Trans. Zhang An-min. China: Yangtse Arts and Literature Publishing House, 1989.

Interviews with Contemporary -Novelists. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1986.

Designs of Darkness: Interviews with Detective Novelista. Bowling Green, Ohio:. Bowling Green State University, Popular Press, 1983.

Book Chapters

'An interview with Isaac Bashevis Singer.' A Ouarterly of Foreign Literature. Trans. Zhang an-min. China, 1990. 196-97

'Margaret Drabble: Cautious Feminist.' The Millstone. Frankfurt: Cornelsen Verlag Hirschgraben, 1988. 127-31.

'Margaret Drabble: Cautious Feminist.' Critical Essays on Margaret Drabble. Ed. Ellen Cronan Rose. Boston: G.K. Hall & Co., 1985.

'The Clash: an interview with Nadine Gordimer.' London Magazine (Feb. 1983): 45-59.

Journal Articles

'Through a Glass Darkly: Olive Higgins Prouty, 1882-1974.' Journal of Popular Literature 1.I (Spring/Summer, 1985): 1-43.

'Living on the Edge: an interview with Isaac Bashevis Singer.' London Magazine (March 1984): 70-79.

'Hoof-beats and Heroes: an interview with Dick Francis.' London Magazine (Nov. 1983): 58-70.

'Anne Perry.' Clues: A Journal of Detection 3.2 (Fall/Winter, 1982): 52-65.

'Patricia Highsmith - Interview.' The Armchair Detective 14.4 (Autumn, 1981): 313-320.


Teaching:

Upcoming Courses

TermCourse NumberSectionTitleType 
Fall 2017 AP/EN3410 3.0  Caribbean Literature SEMR  
Fall/Winter 2017-2018 AP/EN4070 6.0  Literature and Other Arts SEMR  
Fall/Winter 2017-2018 AP/HUMA4730 6.0  Topics in Arts and Ideas SEMR