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Peter Hitchcock
Position: Professor, Baruch College. English.
Campus Affiliation: Baruch College
Phone: 212-817-8351
Office Hours: 2.15-4.15 Wednesdays or by appointment
Degrees/Diplomas: Ph.D., The City University of New York.
Research Interests: Literary theory, cultural theory, Marxism, Bakhtin, and working-class fiction; world literature; postcolonialism; film studies; associate director, Center for Place, Culture, and Politics.
Specialization: Cultural Studies|Eco-criticism|Film and Literature|Literature after 1945|Modernism|Philosophy and Literature|Poetics and Aesthetic Theory|Postcolonial, Transnational, and Global Literature and Theory|Twenty-first-Century and Contemporary Literature

Publications
 
Books:                 
           
The Long Space: Transnationalism and Postcolonial Form.  Palo Alto: Stanford University Press, 2010
 
Imaginary States: Studies in Cultural Transnationalism.  Champaign/Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2003
              
Oscillate Wildly: Space, Body, and Spirit of Millennial Materialism.  Minneapolis:
University of Minnesota Press, 1999
 
Dialogics of the Oppressed. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1993.
 
Working-Class Fiction in Theory and Practice: A Reading of Alan Sillitoe. Ann Arbor: UMI Research Press, 1989.
 
 
Journal:

“Bakhtin/’Bakhtin’: Studies in the Archive and Beyond.”  Edited with an Introduction. South Atlantic Quarterly Vol.97: No.3/4 (Summer/Fall 1998)
 
“Marx or Spinoza.” Special issue,Co-edited with an Introduction Mediations: The Journal of the Marxist Literary Group  25.2, Winter(2011).
 
 
Articles:
Published (selected)
 
 
“The Leninist Hypothesis” Poetics Today  2013
 
“(    ) of Ghosts” in The Spectralities Reader, Maria del Pilar Blanco and Esther Peeren, eds., London: Bloomsbury, 2013.  Edited and reprinted from Peter Hitchcock, Oscillate Wildly.  Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1999.
 
“The Space of Time: Chronotopes and Crisis” Primerjalna Knjizevnost (Ljubljana) 36:2, (2013)
 
“The Function of Agon at the Present Time” The Comparatist 37 (May 2013)
 
“Defining the World” in Literary Materialisms Mathias Nilges and Emilio Sauri, (eds.) New York: Palgrave, 2013.
 
“Revolutionary Violence: A Critique” SymplokÄ“ 20: 1-2, (2012)
 
“Everything’s Gone Green: The Environment of BP’s Narrative” Imaginations 3:2 (2012)
 
“The Ethics of World Literature” in The Routledge
Companion to World Literature,Theo D’haen, David Damrosch and Djelal Kadir (eds.) New York: Routledge, 2012.
 
“Commonism”  Mediations 25: 1 (2011).
 
"Bakhtin, Mikhail." The Encyclopedia of the Novel. Peter Melville Logan, (ed). Blackwell Publishing,
2011. Blackwell Reference Online.
<http://www.literatureencyclopedia.com>
 
“Genre Theory.” The Encyclopedia of the Novel. Peter Melville Logan, (ed). Blackwell Publishing,
2011. Blackwell Reference Online.
<http://www.literatureencyclopedia.com>
    
“Oil in an American Imaginary” New Formations 69 (2010).
 
The World, The Literary, and the Political” in Cultural Autonomy: Frictions and Connections, Petra Rethmann, Imre Szeman and William D. Coleman, editors. Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, 2010.
 
“Uncanny Marxism; or, Do Androids Dream of  Electric Lenin” in Maria Del Pilar Blanco and Esther Peeren, eds., Popular Ghosts: The Haunted Spaces of Popular Culture.  London: Continuum, 2010.
 
“Women, Men, and Exotopy: On the Politics of Scale In Nuruddin Farah’s Maps in Helen Nabasuta Mugambi and Tuzyline Jita Allan, eds. Masculinities in African Literary and Cultural Contexts.  Boulder: Lynne Reinner, 2010.
 
“Chronotope of the Shoe (Two)” Edited and Reprinted from Hitchcock, Imaginary States (2003) In Ben Highmore, Ed. The Design Culture Reader London: Routledge, 2009.
 
“Taiwan Fever?  Tsai Ming-liang and the Everyday Postnation” in Gina Marchetti and T.S.K.Tan, eds., Chinese Connections.  Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 2009.
 
“The Failed State and the State of Failure” Mediations 23:2 (Fall, 2008).
 
“I Can’t See, Vertov” in Peggy Ahwesh and Keith Sanborn, eds. Vertov from A to Z New York: Ediciones Calavera, 2007.
 
“Postcolonial Failure and the Politics of Nation” South Atlantic Quarterly 106:4 (Fall, 2007)