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Trevor Jockims

Part-time Faculty
509 - 1 Wash Pl

Office Hours
Monday 1:45-3:30
Wednesday 1:45-3:30

B.A., English Literature, St. Mary's University, 1999
M.A., Literary Theory, University of Saskatchewan, 2001
M.A., English Literature, University of Massachusetts, 2005
Ph.D., Comparative Literature, CUNY Graduate Center, 2013

Trevor Laurence Jockims’s teaching and research interests center on literature in its interaction with other modes of thought and expression, particularly the visual arts and philosophy. Additionally, he works on the Digital Humanities, experimental and avant-garde cinema, as well as the contemporary American and European novel. Prior to coming to New York University, Jockims taught literature and film at various CUNY campuses, including Hunter College and City College. He has published articles and book chapters on ekphrastic poetry, photography, the documentary film essay, pastoral lyric, and representations of war in Eastern European cinema. His fiction, reviews, and essays have appeared in The Times Literary Supplement, Book Forum, The Believer, Descant, and The Journal of Experimental Fiction. Current projects include editing a volume of essays on the relationship between poetry and philosophy, entitled The Ancient Quarrel Between Literature and Philosophy, and a forthcoming article, “The Uncanny Eye: Intersections of Poetry and Photography.”  

Teaching and Research Interests

composition and rhetoric; the relationship between the social sciences and the humanities; globalization  urban studies  migration; the digital humanities; global Shakespeare; film ethnographies  essay films; sociology of the everyday; contemporary avant-garde poetry; hyperrealism and hysterical realism in the contemporary novel 

Trevor Jockims