Thomas A Pepper

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Contact Me

tapepper@umn.edu
612-624-8099

Cultural Studies & Comparative Literature
220 Nich Hall

216 Pillsbury Dr SE

Educational Background & Specialties

Specialties

  • gender
  • psychoanalytic theory
  • textual theory
Courses Taught
  • CL/CSDS 8910 - The Neutral Person and Voice in Theory and Fiction
  • CL/CSDS 8910 - Voice and Person in the 20th Century
  • CL/CSDS 8910 - Proust and Critical Insomnia
  • CL/CSDS 8910 - Benjamin's Fallout
  • CL/CSDS 8910 - The Relations between Sexuality and Being
  • CL/CSDS 8910 - The Foundations of Psychoanalysis
  • CL/CSDS 8910 - The Thought of Jacques Derrida
  • CSDS 8910 - Freud's Dream Book after 100 Years
  • CSCL 5910 - Introduction to Semiotics
  • CSCL 3910 - Theory of Love
Publications
  • Singularities: Extremes of Theory in the Twentieth Century (Essays on Heidegger and Derrida, Adorno, Blanchot, Celan, de Man). Pepper, Thomas, Cambridge University Press, 1997.
  • Male Midwifery: Maieutics in Kierkegaard's 'The Concept of Irony' and 'Repetition'. Pepper, Thomas, Kierkegaard Studies Monograph Series, 2, de Gruyter, Author, July 1993.
  • Guilt by Unfree Association: Adorno on Romance et al.. Pepper, Thomas, Modern Language Notes, Author, December 1994.
  • Jacques Derrida, "Declarations of Independence,?. Pepper, Thomas, Thomas Keenan, New Political Science, translation, 1986.
  • Gross Anatomy: Of the Spiritual Situation of the Time. Pepper, Thomas, Miami Art Paper, 1, 1995.
Awards
  • Research Fellow, Alexander von Humboldt-Stiftung, 2003 - 2005
  • Sabbatical Supplement Award, College of Arts and Sciences, University of Minnesota, 2002
  • Graduate School Grant-in-Aid of Research, University of Minnesota, 2001 - 2002
  • McKnight-Graduate School Summer Grant University of Minnesota, 2000
  • Danish Research Academy Grant, 1996
  • Fellow, Soren Kierkegaard Research Centre, 1994 - 1995
  • Max Orovitz Summer Research Fellowship, University of Miami, 1994
  • Knight Foundation Junior Faculty Fellow, University of Miami, 1992 - 1993
  • Bundeskanzler Fellow, Alexander von Humboldt-Stuftung, 1991 - 1992