Emily Gilbert
University of Toronto,Professor
Emily Gilbertbig
(416) 978-0751
Room B301, University College
Personal Website:

Bristol (1998)

Other Degrees:
MCP University of California, Berkeley (1979)
BA (Hons) McMaster University (1977)

Research Interests:
  • Citizenship, borders and security
  • Nationalism, postcolonialism, globalization
  • The culture and politics of money
  • Social and political theory
  • North America

Selected Publications:
Refereed Articles
  • Gilbert, E. and Ponder, C. 2014. “Between tragedy and farce: 9/11 compensation and the value of life and death” Antipode 46 (2): 404-425.
  • Gilbert, E.  2013. Book forum on Marieke de Goede`s Speculative Security in Political Geography 32: 52-60.
  • Gilbert, E.  2012. “The Militarization of Climate Change” ACME 11(1).
  • Gilbert, E.  2010. “Race, Money and Risk: Future Directions in Critical Geopolitics” GeoJournal 75(4): 319-320.
  • Gilbert, E.  2008. “Banal Neoimperialism and the Territorial Reconfiguration of Money” in “Interventions in Banal Neoimperialism” Political Geography 27: 617-629.
  • Gilbert, E.  2008. “Beyond Survival: Wilderness and Canadian National Identity into the 21st Century” British Journal of Canadian Studies 21(1): 63–88.
  • Gilbert, E.  2007. “Money, Citizenship, Territoriality and the Proposals for North American Monetary Union” Political Geography 26(2): 141–158.
  • Gilbert, E.  2007. “Leaky Borders and Solid Citizens: Governing Security, Prosperity and Quality of Life in a North American Partnership” Antipode 39(1): 77–98.
  • Gilbert, E.  2005. “Common Cents: Situating Money in Time and Space” Economy and Society 34(3): 356–387.
  • Gilbert, E.  2005. “The Inevitability of Integration? Neoliberal Discourse and the Proposals for a New North American Economic Space after September 11” Annals of the Association of American Geographers 95(1): 202–222.
  • Gilbert, E.  2005. “What is at Stake in the NAMU Debates? A Review of the Arguments for and Against North American Monetary Union” International Journal of Canadian Studies: 161–184.
  • Gilbert, E.  1998. “‘Ornamenting the Facade of Hell’: Iconographies of Nineteenth-Century Canadian Paper Money” Environment and Planning D: Society and Space 16: 57–80.
  • Gilbert, E.  and  Simpson-Housley, P. 1997. “Places and Spaces of Dislocation: Lady Oracle’s Toronto” The Canadian Geographer 41(3): 235–248. Primary author.
  • Gilbert, E.  1996. “Situating the City: Representations of Toronto in Three Women’s Novels” London Journal of Canadian Studies 12: 95–122.
  • Gilbert, E., Park, D.C., Simpson-Housley, P. and Scott, J.S.  1996. “Battles from Below: Geography and Oppression in Janet Frame’s Faces in the Water” GeoJournal, 1996, 38 (1): 19–28.
  • Gilbert, E.  1994. “Naturalist Metaphors in the Literatures of Chicago, 1893–1925” The Journal of Historical Geography 20 (3): 283–304.
Book Chapters
  • Gilbert, E. (forthcoming) “Currency” in Mark Salter, ed. Making Things International; University of Minnesota Press.
  • Gilbert, E. (forthcoming) “The Permanence of Temporary Labour Mobility” in Valerie Preston, Leah Vosko, and Robert Latham, ed. Liberating Temporariness; McGill-Queen’s University Press.
  • Gilbert, E.  2013. “Globalization” in William Norton, ed. Human Geography, 8th edition; Oxford University Press.
  • Gilbert, E.  2012. “Borders and Security: The Thickening of North American Relations” in Jeffrey Ayers and Laura Macdonald, ed. North America in Question; Toronto: University of Toronto Press. Solicited.
  • Gilbert, E.  2011. “Globalization” in John Agnew and Jim Duncan, ed. Companion to Human Geography; Blackwell. Solicited.
  • Gilbert, E.  2010. “Eye to Eye: Biometrics, Biopower and the Body Politic” in Fraser McDonald, Klaus Dodds, and Rachel Hughes, ed. Observant States: Geopolitics and Visual Culture; IB Tauris. Solicited.
  • Gilbert, E.  2009. “Geographic insights into political identity” in Colin Flint, ed. Geographic Contributions to International Studies, a volume of the International Compendiuum Project, general editor Bob Denemark; Wiley-Blackwell. Solicited.
  • Gilbert, E.  2009. “Liberalism” in Nigel Thrift and Rob Kitchin, ed. International Encyclopedia of Human Geography; Oxford: Elsevier. (10,000 words).
  • Cowen, D., Gilbert, E.  2008. “Fear and the Familial in the U.S. War on Terror” in Rachel Pain, Susan J. Smith, Stephen Graham, ed. Fear: Critical Geopolitics and Everyday Life; Aldershot: Ashgate.
  • Cowen, D., Gilbert, E.  2008. “Introduction: The Politics of War, Citizenship, Territory” in Deborah Cowen and Emily Gilbert, ed. War, Citizenship, Territory. New York: Routledge: 1–32.
  • Cowen, D., Gilbert, E.  2008. “Citizenship in the ‘Homeland’: Families at War?” in Deborah Cowen and Emily Gilbert, ed. War, Citizenship, Territory. New York: Routledge: 261–280.
  • Gilbert, E.  2006. entry on “Money” (2,500 words) in Austin Harrington, Barbara Marshall, Hans-Peter Muller, ed. Routledge Encyclopedia of Social Theory; London: Routledge. Solicited.
  • Gilbert, E.  2004. entries on “Currency” (900 words), “Royal Canadian Mint” (250 words), “Metric Conversion” (250 words), “Canada Savings Bonds” (175 words) in Gerald Hallowell, ed. The Oxford Companion to Canadian History. Toronto: Oxford University Press. Solicited.
  • Gilbert, E., Helleiner, E. 1999. “Introduction: Nation-States and Money: Historical Contexts, Interdisciplinary Perspectives,” in Emily Gilbert and Eric Helleiner, ed. Nation-States and Money: The Past, Present and Future of National Currencies. London: Routledge: 1–21.
  • Gilbert, E. 1999. “Forging a National Currency: Money, State-Making and Nation-Building in Canada,” in Emily Gilbert and Eric Helleiner, ed. Nation-States and Money: The Past, Present and Future of National Currencies. London: Routledge: 25–46.
  • Gilbert, E. 1996. “Women and the Urban Asylum: Toronto as Text,” in A.L. McLeod, ed. Commonwealth and American Women’s Discourse: Essays in Criticism. New Delhi: Sterling: 144–156.
  • Gilbert, E. 1994. “Transgressing Boundaries: Isabel Allende’s Santiago de Chile,” in Peter Preston and Paul Simpson-Housley, ed. Writing the City: Eden, Babylon and the New Jerusalem. London: Routledge: 306–330.
Books Edited
  • Cowen, D., Gilbert, E. eds. 2007. War, Citizenship, Territory. New York: Routledge.
  • Gilbert, E. and  Helleiner, E. eds. 1999. Nation-States and Money: The Past, Present and Future of National Currencies. London: Routledge.
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