Anne James

Adjunct Professor
PhD (University of Alberta); MA (University of Regina); MLS (Western University); BA (University of Victoria)

Office: AH 359
Phone: 306-585-4299

Research interests

  • Early Modern British Literature and Culture, focusing particularly on John Donne
  • Plots and Conspiracies
  • Sermon Culture
  • Digital Humanities


Recent publications include Poets, Players, and Preachers: Remembering the Gunpowder Plot in Seventeenth-Century England (2016), and (co-authored with Jeanne Shami) “GEMMS (Gateway to Early Modern Manuscript Sermons 1530–1715): Confronting the Challenges of Sermons Research,” Digital Studies/Le champ numérique 9 (1), 21, DOI: Current projects include the Gateway to Early Modern Manuscript Sermons ( and contributing commentary for the Oxford edition of John Donne’s prose letters (forthcoming).