Part-time Instructor of English

Department(s) or Program(s)

Biography

Leah Cameron is an instructor in English and Foundations at Trinity Western University.

She has published and presented on subjects such as theopoetics, poetry and music and theological aesthetics. Leah has a passion for discovering meaningful connections between literature and the arts and seeks innovative ways in which to draw students into this transformative exploration of what it means to be thoughtful, creative image bearers of the Divine.

Research & Scholarship

Education

M.A. Interdisciplinary Humanities (English Stream), Trinity Western University (2015)

B.A. Music (Vocal Performance), English Concentration, Trinity Western University (2011)

Awards & Honors

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRCC) Joseph-Armand Bombadier Canada Graduate Scholarship (2014)

Recent Publications

“The Breath of Life and Being ‘Well with Our Souls.’” Verge Online Journal, Trinity Western  University, 2020.

“The Breath of Life and Being ‘Well with Our Souls.’” Verge Arts Conference, Trinity Western University, September 2019.

“An Alphabet of Hope in ‘The Hierarchy of Grief.’” Verge Online Journal, Trinity Western University, 2018.

“An Alphabet of Hope in ‘The Hierarchy of Grief.’” Verge Arts Conference, Trinity Western University, September 2017.

“An Alphabet of Hope in ‘The Hierarchy of Grief.’” Association of Canadian College and University Teachers of English, University of Calgary, May 2016.

“Their own Beat: Mark Van Doren and Thomas Merton and the Revolution in Moral and Religious Poetry.” Thomas Merton and the Counterculture. St. Macrina Press, 2016.

“Singing with Sophia: The Theological Imagination of Thomas Merton.” Verge Arts Conference, Trinity Western University, September 2013.

Courses Taught

ENGL 103 Introduction to Fiction

ENGL 104 Introduction to Poetry and Drama

FNDN 102 Human Flourishing

WRTG 100 Writing in the University Context

WRTG 101 Writing and Culture