Robert Brazeau, PhD, MA, BA

Associate Professor, Faculty of Arts - English & Film Studies Dept


Associate Professor, Faculty of Arts - English & Film Studies Dept
4-11 Humanities Centre
11121 Saskatchewan Drive NW
Edmonton AB
T6G 2H5



I hold a PhD from McMaster University, where I wrote a dissertation on Seamus Heaney and Thomas Kinsella. I was hired at the University of Alberta in 2001 as a specialist in the area of Irish Studies.


My current research focuses on representations of space and environments in modernist literature.  I also have an interest in the nineteenth-century Irish press and the formation of Irish nationalism during that period.


I teach courses in Irish literature at the graduate and undergraduate level.  I also teach a 200 level course on postcolonialism and another on textuality.


ENGL 103 - Case Studies in Research

This variable content course introduces methods of literary research as an in-depth process through one or more case studies. Not to be taken by students with *6 in approved junior English. This course can only be taken once for credit. Note: refer to the Class Schedule and the Department of English and Film Studies website for specific topics.

ENGL 314 - Irish Writing in English

Selected works from the Irish context. Content and period focus may vary. Prerequisite: *6 of junior English, or *3 of junior English plus WRS 101 or 102.

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