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CRAIG A CARSON

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

ENGLISH

HARVEY HALL
ROOM 207

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Diplomas/Degrees

Ph.D., University of California, Irvine (2007)
M.A., University of California, Irvine (2000)
B.A., State University of New York, Binghamton (1995)

Recent Courses

Genre Development Drama
Liberal Arts Seminar: Aesthetics Of The Crowd
Literary Criticism And Theory

Teaching Specializations/Interests

Restoration/18th-Century Literature
Literary Theory
History of the Novel
Political Philosophy
Aesthetics

Research Interests

Commodity Culture
Politics and the Theater
History of Political Economy

Grants/Sponsored Research

Harper-Schmidt Fellow & Collegiate Assistant Professor of Humanities @ The University of Chicago 2007-2010

Book Chapters

Craig Carson (2012). "The Anatomic Economy: Mandeville's Treatise of the Hypochondriak and Hysterick Passions". In Sabine Arnaud & Helge Jordheim (Eds.). The Body and Its Images in Eighteenth-Cenutry Europe. (pp. 167-181). Paris, France: Honoré Champion.

Craig Carson (2012). “Religion and the French Revolution; or, the Politics of Incarnation". In Sanja Perovic (Eds.). Fragments of Religion: Sacred and Secular Agency in Early Modern France. (pp. 160-172). London, United Kingdom: Continuum.


Refereed Articles

Craig Carson (2013), Adam Smith and Economic Citizenship. Postmodern Culture, Volume 22, Number 3.

Craig Carson (2011), "Mandeville, Bernard (1670–1733)". Encyclopedia of Consumer Culture, 884-85.

Craig Carson (2011), The King’s Virtual Body: Image, Text, and Sovereignty in Edmund Burke’s ‘Reflections on the Revolution in France’. Republics of Letters: A Journal for the Study of Knowledge, Politics, and the Arts, Vol. 2, Issue 2, 115-126.

Craig Carson (2010), Object Lessons: An Introduction to the Art of Geof Oppenheimer. The Point, Issue 3, 79-84.


Invited Presentation/Lecture

Craig Carson (2009, February). Spectacle, Cruelty and Adam Smith’s Theory of Moral Sentiments. University of Wisconsin, Madison: 2009 Eighteenth-Century Speakers Series.

Craig Carson (2008, August). Panic; or, Shaftsbury's Lucretius. Lucretius and Modernity International Conference: The Eighteenth- & Nineteenth-Centuries 2008, Occidental College.


Professional Activities

Soapbox Series (co-founder)