Faculty

Kit Dobson

Kit Dobson

Education:
BA Honours (Victoria)
MA (York, UK)
PhD (Toronto)

Office: EA 3172
Phone: 403.440.6468
Email: kdobson@mtroyal.ca

Kit Dobson is an Associate Professor in the Department of English. His most recent book is Malled: Deciphering Shopping in Canada (Wolsak & Wynn, 2017). He is also the author of the monograph Transnational Canadas: Anglo-Canadian Literature and Globalization (Wilfrid Laurier UP, 2009); the editor of Please, No More Poetry: The Poetry of derek beaulieu (Wilfrid Laurier UP, 2013); and the co-editor of Transnationalism, Activism, Art (with Áine McGlynn; U of Toronto P, 2013). With Smaro Kamboureli, he has published a book of interviews with Canadian writers under the title Producing Canadian Literature: Authors Speak on the Literary Marketplace (Wilfrid Laurier UP, 2013). He is a member of the Board of the non-profit Edmonton-based publisher NeWest Press and the Reviews Editor for the journal ARIEL: A Review of International English Literature. His research interests span Canadian literature, film, and art; cultural and critical theory; questions of social justice; and pedagogy and the university. Among his current projects is an edited collection of essays on pedagogy in the arts and an edited collection on affect and Canadian literature.