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Joseph Shafer

Joseph Shafer Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow
8002 Haley Center
(334) 844-9035
jshafer@auburn.edu

Office Hours

  • Monday Research Leave
  • Tuesday Research Leave
  • Wednesday Research Leave
  • Thursday Research Leave
  • Friday Research Leave

Profile

Dartmouth College

University of Warwick (PhD)

Research and Teaching Interests

20th-century American Literature, Transatlanticism, Poetry & Poetics, Critical Theory, Aesthetics

Representative Publications

Selected Book Chapters:

'Killing the Soul with Zucchi's Painting', in Lacan's Seminar VIII: Transference. ed. by Jonathan Dickstein and GautanBasu Thakur (Palgrave, forthcoming).

'Art of the Symbol in its Unveiled Form', in Lacan's Seminar VIII: Transference. ed. by Jonathan Dickstein and GautanBasu Thakur (Palgrave, forthcoming).

Selected Articles: 

'Literary Aesthetics in Lacan, à la Rancière and Lyotard'. (under review).

'The Dis-connected Community of White Rabbit Press: Between the Berkeley and Boston Renaissance, Spicer and Jonas'. Journal of American Studies (accepted upon revision).

'The Body of Space in Charles Olson's Call Me Ishmael'. Arizona Quarterly. 74.5 (Spring, 2019).

'Symbolic Economies Between a Black Aesthetic and Black Mirror'. Roundtable on Eric Lott's Black MirrorJournal of American Studies (forthcoming).

''Tearing Down the Walls' of Paradise in the 1960s: Robert Duncan's Edenic Space in Touch'. Textual Practice. September 2018.

'The Active Leisure of the Letter in Jacques Rancière'. Special Issue on Hermeneutics of Leisure. International Yearbook for Hermeneutics17 (2018).

'Charles Olson's Post-Modern Instant and Lawrence's Demons'. Études Lawrenciennes. 48 (2017).

'The Haunted Literalization of D.H. Lawrence: The Daimon, Demon, and Ghost'. D.H. Lawrence Review. 43.1 (2018).

'Spaces and Places for Contemporary Olson'. PN Review, 231. 42.7 (2016).

Selected Book Reviews:

'Narcissism, Melancholia and the Subject of Community'. Oxford Literary Review, 40.2 (2018).

'Lee Jenkins's The American Lawrence'. Journal of D.H. Lawrence Studies, 4.1 (2015). 

Last Updated: September 05, 2019