Anderson, Emma

Full Professor
Associate professor
Faculty of Arts
Classics and Religious Studies

Contact Information:

Office: (613) 562-5800 X1176

Preferred Method s of Contact:

E-mail, Office Telephone

Research Information:

History of Christianity (particularly Catholicism); Missionaries and native peoples in 17th century Canada; Traditional aboriginal spirituality; First Nations' relationship with the Catholic church (historically and contemporaneously); Native peoples and the impact of residential schools; Saint Kateri Tekakwitha; The Jesuits; Popular and "lived" religion; Catholic veneration of the Virgin Mary and of saints; Relics and miracles; Saint-Making: the canonization process in the Catholic Church; Christian martyrdom; Jean de Brebeuf and the cult of the North American Martyrs; Native martyrs; Catholic shrines and pilgrimages; Aboriginal pilgrimage in Canada; Marian apparitions (visions of the Virgin Mary); "Clerico-nationalism" in 19th century Quebec; Vatican II and the Quiet Revolution in Quebec; Developments in the contemporary Catholic church (including the pontificate of Pope Francis I); Multiculturalism and religion in contemporary Canada.

Areas of Expertise:

Language Preference:

French and English

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