Kottman, Paul A.

Paul Kottman

Paul A.  Kottman
PhD, 2000, University of California, Berkeley
Associate Professor of Comparative Literature

Profile:
Paul Kottman is the author of Tragic Conditions in Shakespeare (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2009), A Politics of the Scene (Stanford University Press, 2008) and the editor of Philosophers on Shakespeare (Stanford University Press, 2009). He is currently working on a book project, tentatively entitled "Defying the Stars: Romantic Love as Human Freedom." The recipient of a fellowship at the Center for Advanced Study at the University of Cologne, a Solmsen post-doctoral fellowship, and a fellowship from the Mellon foundation, his writing has appeared in Diacritics, Shakespeare Quarterly, Constellations, The Oxford Literary Review, Criticism, Shakespeare Studies, Theatre Journal, the Journal of Cultural and Religious Studies and the Revue Internationale de Philosophie among other venues. He is also the editor of a new book series at Stanford University Press, called Square One: First-Order Questions in the Humanities.

External website: www.paulkottman.com
Courses Taught:
  • Shakespeare
  • Hobbes and Contemporary Political Philosophy
  • Aesthetics: Philosophy of Art (Graduate seminar)
  • Philosophy and Tragedy (Graduate seminar)
  • From Romanticism to Idealism
Recent Publications:

 

Disinheriting the Globe: Tragic Conditions in Shakespeare (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2009)
A Politics of the Scene (Stanford University Press, 2008)
Editor, Philosophers on Shakespeare (Stanford University Press, 2009) 
Recent articles in The Cambridge Companion to Shakespearean Tragedy, the Oxford Handbook of Shakespearean Tragedy, Diacritics, Shakespeare Quarterly, Constellations, Journal of Cultural and Religious Studies, and Criticism

 

Office Location:

80 Fifth Avenue, Room 511

NY NY 10011

Phone Number/Extension:
212-229-5100 x2272

Email:
kottmanp@newschool.edu

Research Interests:
Shakespeare; Philosophy; Literary Theory
Awards and Honors:
  • Fellowship, Center for Advanced Studies, University of Cologne/Universität zu Köln
  • Solmsen Post-doctoral Fellowship, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Center for Humanities
  • Andrew Mellon Fellowship, UC Berkeley

 


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