Catherine Tosenberger

University of Winnipeg

Catherine Tosenberger is Associate Professor of English at the University of Winnipeg, where she is affiliated with the Centre for Research in Young People’s Texts and Cultures.  She has an MA in folklore from Ohio State University, and she received her Ph.D. from the University of Florida, where she focused upon children’s literature and folklore.  She has published multiple articles on Harry Potter, the television series Supernatural, and the European fairy tale canon. Her other research interests include folklore, Neo-Pagan and witchcraft studies, gender and sexuality studies, and children’s and adolescents’ literature, media, and culture.

Fanfiction and the Romance of Adolescence