Pickford Benjamin

Pickford Benjamin

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Formations

PhD in American Literature, University of Nottingham. AHRC Funded.
Location : Grande-Bretagne
Start : 2010 -- End : 2014

MA in Contemporary Approaches to English Studies, Goldsmiths, University of London
Location : Grande-Bretagne
Start : 2008 -- End : 2009

BA in English and American Literature, Goldsmiths, University of London
Location : Grande-Bretagne
Start : 2005 -- End : 2008

Expériences professionnelles

Postdoctoral Fellowship at the Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities (IASH), University of Edinburgh
Location : Grande-Bretagne
Start : 2016 -- End : 2017

Ralph Waldo Emerson Fellowship, Houghton Library, Harvard University
Location : U.S.A.
Start : 2016 -- End : 2016

Honorary Fellow in American Studies, University of Nottingham
Location : Grande-Bretagne
Start : 2015 -- End : 2016


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My teaching and writing focuses on American literature and culture of the long nineteenth-century. I am particularly interested in intersections between literature, theology, philosophy, and economic and political theory; the relationship between American and European thought; critical theory (and Marxism in particular) and poetics. My current monograph projects are concerned with the legacies of American Transcendentalism, cultural labor, and the nonexistence of a nineteenth-century American critique of capitalism. I am membership office and sit on the steering committee of the British Association of Nineteenth-Century Americanists (BrANCA)
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