Published Articles

Dr. Leggatt has published articles and given conference papers on a variety of topics ranging from First Nations, Canadian and Caribbean literature, to theoretical studies of postcolonialism and on pedagogy, to examinations of Science Fiction from a postcolonial perspective to a co-authored article onJane Eyre.

Recent and forthcoming publications include "Quincentennial Trickster Poetics" in Troubling Tricksters (Wilfred Laurier UP, 2010), "Biting Bella: Treaty Negotiation, Quileute History, and Why 'Team Jacob' is Doomed to Lose" with Kristin Burnett in Twilight and History (Wiley, 2010), "Critiquing Economic and Environmental Colonization: Globalization and Science Fiction in The Moons of Palmares" in Science Fiction, Imperialism and the Third World (Macfarlane, 2010), and an entry on "Fantasy, Science Fiction, and Speculative Fiction" in The Encyclopedia of Twentieth-Century World Fiction(Wiley, 2010).

Currently, Dr. Leggatt is working on a large study of First Nations Science Fiction. She is also pursuing a related project on the representations of Native peoples in the horror genre, and its intersections with history, with Dr. Kristin Burnett in Lakehead's History department and on an article on the intersections of Native and Asian North American identities in fiction with Dr. Batia Stolar.