Kafka, modernism, psychoanalysis, systems theory, science in literature
James Joyce, Modernism, Psychoanalysis (particularly Kleinian and post-Kleinian), Narrative Theory
pedagogy, psychoanalysis, semantic webs, data mining, novels & tibetan terriers
Since retiring, I completed psychoanalytic training at the San Francisco Center for Psychoanalysis as a research candidate, using that clinical experience to teach occasional courses on psychoanalysis and literature, and to write, most recently on the novels of Ian McEwan. I’ve also returned to an old interest in performance arts, and am studying acting.
Victorian literature and culture, feminist and critical theory, psychoanalysis, narratology, history of economics and science.
Contemporary literature, German literature, multilingualism, translation theory, philosophy of language, cross-cultural autobiography, psychoanalysis
… “Transference and Difference: Freud, Irigaray, and the Ethics of Sexual Difference.” April 24-27, 2008. California State University-Long Beach. Long Beach, CA The 127th Annual Modern Language Association. “Creating Space to Listen: Luce Irigaray and the Ethics of Psychoanalysis.” December 27-30, 2007. Chicago, IL CUNY Comparative Literature Graduate Conference. “Extimacy and Exile in the Thought of Martin Heidegger.” November 3, 4, 2006. CUNY. New York, New York Research Seminar Presentations Lecture Serie…
European Theater, Attic Tragedy, Literary Theory, Psychoanalysis, Continental Philosophy, Critical Theory
19th- and 20th-century British and Anglophone literature, Victorian literature and culture, the novel, cognitive literary studies, psychoanalysis
Black literature, film, theory, Lacan, psychoanalysis, cultural theory, LGBT studies, women’s studies.
ProfHacker; Victorian fiction, Dickens, Carlyle, Eliot; digital humanities; psychoanalysis; cyber- and steampunk; graphic narrative; higher education; labor; educational technology