Anderson Araujo

Associate Professor

Languages and World Literatures
Other Titles: Department Head, Languages and World Literatures
Office: CCS 365
Phone: 250.807.9589
Supervision: I am currently accepting graduate supervision requests

Research Summary

Transnational modernism; First World War poetry, 20th-century British and Irish literature; modernism and transatlantic modernism; peace and war studies; aesthetics.


English, Modernist literature, Twentieth-Century British and Irish literature, and World Literature


HBA (With High Distinction) University of Toronto, MA University of Toronto, PhD Western University

Current Research

Anderson Araujo’s published research engages the intersections of aesthetics and politics in Transatlantic Modernism, in articles on avant-garde movements and modernist writers, including Ezra Pound, T. S. Eliot, Virginia Woolf, and Richard Aldington. His first book, A Companion to Ezra Pound’s Guide to Kulchur (Clemson University Press and Liverpool University Press, 2018), offers a comprehensive and interdisciplinary study of this critical text in Pound’s oeuvre and biography. He is currently writing a book on modernist cultural politics and the Spanish Civil War.

Dr. Araujo has a joint appointment to teach Modernist literature, Twentieth-Century British and Irish literature, and World Literature in the Department of English and Cultural Studies and the Department of Languages and World Literatures. A recipient of the 2014 FCCS Teaching Innovation Award, he encourages active, dialogical participation in the classroom. He views teaching and research as a seamless conversation to advance intercultural awareness, cross intellectual and disciplinary boundaries, and promote creativity in language and media use.


Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) Insight Development Grant (2016-2019)
Hampton Fund Research Grant (2015-2017)
Humanities and Social Sciences Research Grant (2016)


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