Department of English


English Language and Literature

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Brent Bellamy

Assistant Adjunct Professor

PhD University of Alberta, Website

613-533-6000, ext. 74404

Office: Watson Hall, Room 403
Office Hours: Wed. 1 - 2:30 pm


Not accepting graduate supervisions


2017-18 Courses

Research Interests

  • American Literature & Culture
  • Literary Criticism, Literary Theory
  • Genre Theory
  • Science Fiction Studies
  • Apocalyptic and Post-Apocalyptic Narrative
  • Critical Theory
  • Marxism
  • Marxist-Feminism
  • World-Systems Theory
  • Energy Humanities
  • Environmental Humanities
  • Petrocultures

Recent Publications

“Reading Kim Stanley Robinson’s THREE CALIFORNIAS TRILOGY as Petrofiction.” Western American Literature 51.4 (Mar. 2017): 409-427.

“Petrorealism.” Fueling Culture: 101 Words for Energy and Environment. Eds. Imre Szeman, Patricia Yaeger, and Jennifer Wenzel. New York: Fordham UP, 2017.

“The Inertia of Energy: Pipelines and Temporal Politics.” Time, Globalization, and Human Experience. Eds. Paul Huebener, Susie O'Brien, Tony Porter, Liam Stockdale, and Rachel Zhou. New York: Routledge. 145-159.

“Introduction: Toward a Theory of Resource Aesthetics.” co-authored with Michael O’Driscoll and Mark Simpson. Postmodern Culture special issue Resource Aesthetics 26.2 (Jan. 2016).