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Christopher Trogan

Christopher Trogan

Part-time Faculty
B.A. Philosophy & Comparative Literature,, Columbia University, 1996
M.A. Philosophy, Columbia University, 1997
M.A. Comparative Literature,, CUNY Graduate Center, 2003
Ph.D. Comparative Literature,, CUNY Graduate Center, 2009

Christopher Trogan has been a member of the Gallatin faculty since 2001 and teaches first-year seminars as well as tutorials in aesthetics, literary theory and comparative literature. His first-year writing seminar, "Aesthetics on Trial," explores connections between aesthetics and ethics through controversial cases in cinema, photography and literature. His first-year research seminar, "The Lure of Beauty," examines the concept of beauty from a multidisciplinary perspective embracing philosophy, art history, literature, psychology and cultural studies. He also teaches tutorials and independent studies in continental aesthetics, literary theory, and the history of aesthetics. Trogan is currently working on a book on the ethics and aesthetics of suicide.

 

Contact Information

Christopher Trogan

Part-time Faculty
CT36@NYU.EDU
1 Wash Pl, Room 619
(212) 992-6302
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Office Hours
Tuesday 5-6
Thursday 5-6
Friday 12-2(509)

Courses

2014 Spring

First-Year Research Seminar: Aesthetics in Context
Tue,Thu 6:20 PM - 7:35 PM

2014 Fall

First-Year Writing Seminar: Aesthetics on Trial
Tue,Thu 6:20 PM - 7:35 PM

Art and Ethics
Fri 11:00 AM - 1:45 PM

2013 Spring

First-Year Research Seminar: Aesthetics in Context
Tue,Thu 6:20 PM - 7:35 PM

2013 Fall

First-Year Writing Seminar: Aesthetics on Trial
Tue,Thu 6:20 PM - 7:35 PM

Research and Teaching Interests

aesthetics, ethics, existentialism, phenomenology, modernism (literary, visual, cinematic)

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