Brooke Pratt

Brooke Pratt
School School of Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Bachelor of Design (Honours)
  • Bachelor of Communications Management (Honours)
Academic and Professional Designations
​PhD, English Literature
Title ​Coordinator and Professor, Communications
Courses Taught

​ENGL72170: Studies in English Vocabulary, Diction, and Style

Areas of Expertise & Interest
  • Canadian Literature
  • Literature and Environment​
Industry Experience, Professional Currency Activities
  • ​Contributor to Canada: A Literary Tour (a virtual exhibit for Library and Archives Canada)
  • Contributor to The Canadian Encyclopedia (Historica-Dominion Institute)
Major Research Projects, Scholarly Activities, and/or Publications
​Selected Publications:
  • (2014). "Preserving 'the echoing rooms of yesterday': Al Purdy's A-frame and the Place of Writers' Houses in Canada," in Canadian Literature and Cultural Memory (Oxford UP).
  • (2012). "Duncan's Folly: The Murchison House as Mock Ruin" in Canadian Literature 213.
  • (2012). "Ghost Towns in the Making: Hugh Hood's 'The Village Inside' and Duncan Campbell Scott's In the Village of Viger," in Re-exploring Canadian Space / Redécouvrir l'espace canadien (Barkhuis).
Additional Information

I enjoy teaching and engaging with students from a wide variety of programs across the college. My academic research focuses on representations of abandoned space in Canadian writing, but I am also interested in Canadian literary landmarks in the context of heritage tourism and public culture.