John Park

Email Address: 
jpfour@princeton.edu

John Park, a PhD candidate in the Department of Comparative Literature at Princeton University, works on literary and critical theory, philosophy and literature, with particular concentrations in the 18th and 19th century English, American, and French novels. His dissertation, titled “Prosaic Times: Time as Subject in Wordsworth, Richardson, Flaubert, and Melville,” examines the relation between stylistics of literary realism and differential experiences of temporality.

Publication:
“Comparative Literature and Hegel’s Historical Thinking,” PMLA, Theories and Methodologies Issue, “Why Philosophy,” 131:2 (2016): 439-48

“Timely Plot and Unplotted Time: Action and Experience Before and After Hegel,” in Inventing Agency: Essays on the Literary and Philosophical Production of the Modern Subject, ed. Claudia Brodsky and Eloy LaBrada. Bloomsbury, 2017.

Teaching:
Preceptor: Comparative Literature 433, “Descartes, Kant, Hegel” (Fall 2014)

Teaching Assistant: English 090, “Independent Reading Course on Hegel’s Phenomenology of Spirit” (Fall 2015)

Preceptor: Sociology 223, “Hustles & Hustlers” (Spring 2017)

Preceptor: Comparative Literature 348, "Literature and Medicine" (Spring 2018)

Presentation:
MLA Eighteenth Century Studies Division Panel on “Causality”: “Timely Plot and Unplotted Time: Action and Experience Before and After Hegel” (Vancouver 2015).

Wordsworth Summer Conference: “Formal Mechanism of the Boat in The Prelude and in Winslow Homer’s Fog Warning” (Grasmere, UK 2017)

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