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Kevin Hutchings

Professor of English
University of Northern British Columbia

Kevin Hutchings has been teaching in the Department of English at the University of Northern British Columbia since July of 2000. Specializing in British Romanticism, he has published books and articles on William Blake, nineteenth-century environmental history, Indigenous North America, and the wildlife of coastal British Columbia.


Kevin's academic research has been funded by generous grants from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, the Canada Research Chairs program, and the UNBC Office of Research.


    PhD, McMaster University, Hamilton Canada, 1998
    BA Honours, University of Guelph, Guelph Canada, 1993

Areas of Research / Professional Expertise

    Kevin teaches courses in British Romanticism, Colonial and Postcolonial Literatures, Genre Studies, and Critical Theory. He is a former co-editor of the Ashgate Series in Nineteenth-Century Transatlantic Studies, and has co-edited several essay collections.

Personal Interests

    When he isn't teaching and writing, Kevin can often be found making music. He has composed musical settings for poems by William Blake, Lord Byron, John Keats, and Grahame Davies, and will soon be releasing his fifth CD, a collection of original songs titled "Watershed Sessions." Kevin's music is available on iTunes, Spotify, and other online music sites.


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European Romantic Review

Cultural Genocide and the First Nations of Upper Canada: Some Romantic-era Roots

Published: Apr 24, 2016 by European Romantic Review
Authors: Kevin Hutchings
Subjects: Literature, History

This article investigates the Romantic-period origins of Canada's residential school system, which removed Aboriginal children from their homes in an official effort to sever familial and cultural ties and indoctrinate them into the hegemonic Euro-Canadian cultural order.