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Julia Polyck-O'Neill





Julia Polyck-O'Neill (they/she) is an artist, curator, critic, poet, and writer. They are currently the Michael Ridley Postdoctoral Fellow in Digital Humanities at the University of Guelph and was previously a SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellow in Visual Art and Art History and the Sensorium Centre for Digital Art snd Technology at York University. As of July 2024, they will be an Assistant Professor of Communication and Media Studies at Memorial University in St John's Newfoundland. Her research explores feminist, digital approaches to interdisciplinary artists' archives and intersections between archives, critical archival studies, and creative praxis. Her publications appear in Amodern, The Capilano Review, Zeitschrift für Ästhetik und Allgemeine Kunstwissenschaft (The Journal for Aesthetics and General Art History), English Studies in Canada, BC Studies, Canadian Literature, and other places. 

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2024-Present – Assistant Professor, Communication and Media Studies, Memorial University

2023-2024 – Michael Ridley Postdoctoral Fellowship in Digital Humanities, University of Guelph
2021-2023 – SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellowship, York University
2021 – PhD Interdisciplinary Humanities, Culture and Aesthetics, Brock University


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