Romuald Lakowski

lakowski Doctor Romuald Ian Lakowski has been a member of the English Department at Grant Macewan University in Edmonton, Canada since 2000. He received a B.SC. in Mathematics and a B.A. in Medieval History from UBC, and M.A. in Medieval Studies from the University of Toronto, and then returned to UBC to do a Ph.D in English with a thesis in Renaissance Literature entitled Sir Thomas More and the Art of Dialogue, which is available on the Internet. He has taught courses in Shakespeare, History of the English Language, Medieval Drama, Children's Literature, British Literature Survey, and introductory Literature and Composition. He has also taught senior seminars in Renaissance Poetry, J.R.R. Tolkien and Early Modern Utopias and Medieval Travel Literature. He has published several articles and reviews and presented many conference papers on Shakespeare, Spenser, Thomas More, Erasmus, and J.R.R. Tolkien in Early Modern Literary Studies, Renaissance Forum, Disputatio, The Ben Jonson Review, The Sixteenth Century Journal and Mythlore as well as a number of book essays. His current research interests include the geographical background to Thomas More's Utopia and J.R.R. Tolkien's Lord of the Rings. His first publication was a bibliography of Thomas More's Utopia published in the electronic journal Early Modern Literary Studies.


Contact Information:
Dr. Romuald Lakowski
Department of English
Grant Macewan University
107 - 104 Avenue NW
Edmonton, Alberta
Canada T5J 4P2
Tel: 780 497-5835
lakowskir@gmail.com