Associate Professor Christopher Peterson

Associate Professor Christopher Peterson

Associate Professor,
Arts (SoHCA)

Biography

Qualifications

  • PhD University of Southern California
  • MA University of Southern California
  • BA Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois

Organisational Unit (School / Division)

  • Arts (SoHCA)

Contact

Email: C.Peterson@westernsydney.edu.au
Phone: (02) 9685 9582
Mobile:
Location: EQ.1.36
Parramatta
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Publications

Books

  • Peterson, C. (2017), 'Monkey Trouble: The Scandal of Posthumanism', : Fordham University Press 9780823277797.
  • Peterson, C. (2012), 'Bestial Traces : Race, Sexuality, Animality', : Fordham University Press 9780823245208.
  • Peterson, C. (2007), 'Kindred Specters: Death, Mourning, and American Affinity', : University of Minnesota Press 9780816649846.

Journal Articles

  • Peterson, C. (2016), 'The home of Friday : Coetzee's Foe', Textual Practice, vol 30, no 5 , pp 857 - 877.
  • Peterson, C. (2015), 'The Gravity of Melancholia : a critique of speculative realism', Theory and Event, vol 18, no 2 .
  • Peterson, C. (2014), 'The monolingualism of the human', Sub-Stance, vol 43, no 2 , pp 83 - 99.
  • Peterson, C. (2014), 'The magic cave of allegory : Lars von Trier's Melancholia', Discourse: Journal for Theoretical Studies in Media and Culture, vol 35, no 3 , pp 400 - 422.
  • Peterson, C. (2013), 'Normal monsters and monstrous monstrosities : a response to Cary Wolfe', Angelaki: Journal of the Theoretical Humanities, vol 18, no 2 , pp 191 - 196.
  • Peterson, C. (2011), 'Slavery's bestiary : Joel Chandler Harris's Uncle Remus tales', Paragraph, vol 34, no 1 , pp 30 - 47.
  • Peterson, C. (2011), 'The posthumanism to come', Angelaki - Journal of the Theoretical Humanities, vol 16, no 2 , pp 127 - 141.
  • Peterson, C. (2010), 'The aping apes of Poe and Wright : race, animality, and mimicry in "the murders in the Rue Morgue" and native son', New Literary History, vol 41, no 1 , pp 151 - 171.
  • Peterson, C. (2009), 'Derrida's ouija board', Qui Parle: Critical Humanities and Social Sciences, vol 17, no 2 , pp 85 - 101.
  • Peterson, C. (2006), 'Beloved's Claim', M F S Modern Fiction Studies, vol 52, no 3 , pp 548 - 569.
  • Peterson, C. (2006), 'The Return of the Body: Judith Butler's Dialectical Corporealism', Discourse (Detroit, 1979): journal for theoretical studies in media and culture, vol 28, no 2-3 , pp 153 - 177.
  • Peterson, C. (2004), 'The Haunted House of Kinship: Miscegenation, Homosexuality, and William Faulkner's Absalom, Absalom!', New Centennial Review: interdisciplinary perspectives on the Americas, vol 4, no 1 , pp 227 - 265.

Supervision

Associate Professor Peterson is available to be a principal supervisor for doctoral projects

Previous Supervision

Thesis Title: An Open Case: Investigating the Detective Story and its Criticism Through the Works of James Ellroy
Field of Research: Studies In Human Society

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