Olivia Burgess

Olivia Burgess

Program
MA, English

Supervisor
Nicole Shukin (English) & John Borrows (Law)

Olivia is a second-year MA student in English and CSPT. She holds a BA in Honours English from UVic, which focused on Michael Ondaatje's use of myth in his early poetry. Her current research interests include reconciliation politics and resource politics in BC, Indigenous law and governance, current and historical anti-colonial resistance movements, and theories of territory, sovereignty, and exception. She also enjoys learning about plants.