Dr. Benedict Fullalove
Critical + Creative Studies
Dr. Benedict Fullalove received an Honours BA in History from the University of Calgary in 1989 and subsequently studied at the Medieval Institute of the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, Indiana. He completed his PhD in Art History at Duke University in Durham North Carolina in 2003. Ben's research is focused on questions of wilderness, landscape, and identity, specifically in the context of western Canada. He also has research interests in medievalism and in the politics of museums and collecting. Dr. Fullalove has taught at ACAD since the fall of 2000, and has served as Chair of the School of Critical and Creative Studies since 2013.
PhD Art History, Duke University, BA History University of Calgary
Selected Professional Activity:
“Forgetting, Remembering, Forgetting Again: Mountain Toponomy and the Alberta/British Columbia Interprovincial Boundary Survey, 1913-1920” Under Western Skies III: Intersections of Environments, Technologies and Communities, Mount Royal University, Calgary, September 2014.
“Locating Past and Presence among ‘Unmemoried Heights’ or, How to Historicize the Rockies” Geographies of Displacement/Geographies de la dislocation, University of Montpellier, Montpellier, France, June 2014.
“Glaciers, Tourism and Counter Tourism: Alternate Visual Regimes in the Canadian Rockies” Thinking Mountains Conference, Mountain Studies Centre, University of Alberta, Edmonton AB, December 2012.
“Spectral Crossroads: Wilderness, Anxiety and the Native Body in Images from the Canadian West, 1860-1885” Crossroads/Carrefours – International Conference/Colloque international, at the University of Toulouse-Le-Mirail, June 2012.
“Solitude and the Contemporary Experience of Wilderness in the Mountains of Western Canada” Revealing Privacy: Debating Understandings of Privacy Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies, Helsinki, May 2011.
Place, Desire and Maps: Representing Wilderness at the Columbia Icefield. Found in Alberta: Environmental Themes for the Anthropocene. Waterloo:Wilfred Laurie Press, 2014, pp. 263-281