Photo of Ross Bullen
rbullen@faculty.ocadu.ca
Photo of Ross Bullen
Ross Bullen
Instructor
Faculty of Liberal Arts and Sciences
rbullen@faculty.ocadu.ca

Area(s) of Expertise

American Literature, American Studies, Cultural Studies

Overview

I teach classes in writing, children's literature, science fiction, and American literature at OCAD University. I also serve as the coordinator for "The Essay and the Argument," OCAD U's first-year English and writing course. I'm currently organizing an American Studies conference called Uncertain Futures, which will take place at OCAD U in October 2017.

Education

2002: BA, English & Philosophy, Wilfrid Laurier University

2004: MA, English, Western University

2010: PhD, American Literature, Western University

Selected Publications

"'Act Two for America'": Narcissism, Money, and the Death of American Literature in Gary Shteyngart's Super Sad True Love Story" (forthcoming)

"George Washington at the Siamese Court." Public Domain Review. 21 April 2016.

"Transpacific Interpretations." Canadian Review of American Studies 45.2 (2015): 259-270

"Blood Money: Gresham's Law, Property, and Race in Faulkner's Go Down, Moses." Canadian Review of American Studies 42.2 (2012): 194-215

"'This Alarming Generosity': White Elephants and the Logic of the Gift." American Literature 83.4 (December 2011): 747-773