Laine Zisman Newman

Post-doctoral Research Fellow, Geography and Tourism Studies, Brock University

Laine Zisman Newman, profile photo

PhD Theatre and Performance Studies and Sexual Diversity Studies (University of Toronto)
MFA Documentary Media (Ryerson University)
MA Drama (University of Toronto)

  • Queer and Feminist Pop Culture
  • Queer Women’s Performance
  • LGBT Activism, Equity, and Culture
  • Intergenerational Holocaust Trauma and Queer Social Justice

Zisman Newman, Laine Yale, editor. Women in Pop Culture in Canada. Canadian Scholar / Women’s Press., forthcoming 2020.

Zisman Newman, Laine. “Succubi, Synthetics, and Clones, Oh My!: Myths of Multiculturalism and Gender Equity in Canadian Science Fiction and Fantasy.’” Women in Pop Culture in Canada, edited by Laine Zisman Newman, Canadian Scholar / Women’s Press., forthcoming 2020.

Rayter, Scott and Laine Zisman Newman, editors. Queerly Canadian. 2nd ed., Canadian Scholar, forthcoming 2020.

Newman, Laine Zisman. “The Lesbian Rush: Making Time in The Magic Hour.” Theatre Research in Canada, vol. 39, no. 2, 2019, doi:10.7202/1058043ar.

Zisman Newman, “Proudly Welcoming: Is Diversity in the Queer Theatre Community by Invitation Only?” in Queer Theatre and Performance in Canada, Peter Dickinson, Chris Gatchalian, Kathleen Oliver and Dalbir Singh, editors. 2018.

Burton, Rebecca and Laine Zisman Newman, guest editors. “‘Equity in Theatre.’” Canadian Theatre Review, Winter, 2016.

Zisman Newman, “Staging the Queer Woman’s Body: (Re)Viewing Dirty Plotz.” SQS: Journal of Queer Studies in Finland. 1-2. 2015.

Zisman Newman, “Absent, Invisible & Incoherent: Archiving Queer Women’s Performance Futurities.” Canadian Theatre Review. no. 163, 2015.