Department of English


English Language and Literature

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Glenn Willmott (t-shirt reads "Moby")


Glenn Willmott


PhD Duke

613-533-6000, ext. 74645

Office: Watson Hall, Room 422


2019-20 Courses

Research Interests

  • international modernisms
  • comics and other mass culture genres
  • human-animal representation
  • left cultural studies
  • anthropological and economic approaches to literature
  • empathy and wonder in literature: see my

Recent Publications

Reading for Wonder: Ecology, Ethics, Enchantments (Palgrave Macmillan, 2018)

“The Animalized Character and Style” in Animal Comics: Multispecies Storyworlds in Graphic Narratives, ed. David Herman (Bloomsbury, 2018)

Modern Animalism: Habitats of Scarcity and Wealth in Comics and Literature (University of Toronto Press, 2012).

“Cat People,” Modernism/Modernity (2010).

“Modernism, Economics, Anthropology,” Disciplining Modernism, ed. P. Caughie (2009).

Current Supervisions

Panayiota (Patty) Argyrides, Nicole Pacas, Katie Turcotte, Kelly McDevitt (about students)