Dr. Jenny Roth

Graduate Coordinator

Phone Number: 
+1 (807)-343-8010ext. 7116
Office Location: 
Ryan Building 2014
Academic Qualifications: 

Ph.D. English, University of St Andrews, Scotland, 2003

BA (With Distinction) English, University of Victoria, BC, 1999

Date joined Lakehead: 
August 2005
Previous Teaching/Work: 

Teaching Areas:  feminist theory and methods; cyberfeminism; technofeminism; law and literature; feminist science fiction; feminist film studies; activism

Research Interests: 

Recent Scholarly Activities

Jen Roth. “The Absent Amanuensis:  Bram Stoker’s Dracula and Gendered Cyborg Ontology” submitted to Configurations (JHU Press)


Jen Roth. “‘But do you know what day it is?’: Dracula, Gendered Empire, and the Breakdown of Patriarchal-Imperial Colonial Discourse” submitted to Feminist Studies.


Jen Chisholm and Jenny Roth. "“The blade that is sheathed in wit”: Community, Strategy, and the Backlash in the Humour of The Northern Woman Journal" submitted to Feminist Media Studies (Taylor & Francis)

Jen Chisholm and Jenny Roth. “The blade that is sheathed in w­­it”: Community, strategy, the backlash, and hope in the humour of The Northern Woman Journal. Feminist Writing Feminist Resistance: The “Northern Woman Journal,” Rural Feminist Pathways, and Grassroots Social Change (Panel). WGSRF annual conference [breakaway from Congress]. May 31, 2021.

Roth, J. and Chambers, L. "Transversal and Postmodern Feminist Praxis in Everyday Practice." Atlantis 40.1 (2019): 1-17.

Roth, J. “Dracula’s Technofeminist Twist.” WGSRF, CONGRESS, University of Regina. May, 2018.

Roth, J., and Sanders, C. “‘Incorrigible slag,’ the Case of Jennifer Murphy’s HIV Non-disclosure: Gender norm policing and the production of gender-class-race categories in Canadian news coverage.” Women’s Studies International Forum 68 (2018): 113-120.

Roth, J. Chambers, L. and Walsh, D. “‘Your girls that you love are mine already’: Dracula, Mormonism, and New Women’s Degenerate Polygamy.” Law Culture and the Humanities 12.2 (2016): 353-72.

Flegel, M and J. Roth. “Writing a New Text: The Role of Cyberculture in Fanfiction Writers’ Transition to ‘Legitimate’ Publishing.” Contemporary Women’s Writing 10.2 (2016): 253-72.

Roth, J“Gender, Genre, Representation, and the Mainstream Media.” WGSRF, CONGRESS, University of Calgary, May 30, 2016.

Seymour, J., J. Roth, and M. Flegel. “Lizzie Bennet Diaries: Fan-Creator Interactions and New Online Storytelling.” The Australasian Journal of Popular Culture. 4.2-3 (2015): 99-114.

Invited Speaker: Roth, J. “From the Back Porch to DePaul: SPN, Fannish Impulses, and the Cultural Economy.” Celebration of Supernatural. DePaul University. Chicago, May 2015.