Nancy Van Styvendale

Dr. Nancy Van Styvendale

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    Dr. Nancy Van Styvendale is an Assistant Professor in the Department of English, College of Arts and Sciences, who specializes in Native North American literatures and community service-learning. She co-founded and helps coordinate the Inspired Minds: All Nations Creative Writing program, a partnership  between the Saskatoon Correctional Centre and the University of Saskatchewan. The program provides men in jail with free classes in reading and writing in a variety of literary genres, including poetry, short stories, and autobiography. Nancy has co-edited several works including Narratives of Citizenship: Indigenous and Diasporic Peoples Unsettle the Nation-State (2008), and St8Up and Gangs: The Untold Stories (2012). She also serves on the Board of AIDS Saskatoon.