Prof Simon Morgan Wortham

Position: Associate Dean
School: Faculty Of Arts & Social Sciences
Email: S.Morganwortham@kingston.ac.uk
Extension: 62916
Location: Room Pr-Em 3031, Penrhyn Road

Educational and professional qualifications

1994 DPhil English Literature , University of Sussex
1989 MA English Literature (Critical Theory) , University of Sussex
1988 BA Hons English Literature , University of Sussex

Professional experience (post-1990)

Teaching

I teach modules at undergraduate and masters levels in critical, literary and cultural theory, and twentieth century poetry. My teaching interests are broadly at the intersection between the traditions of modern European literature and continental philosophy.

Research supervision

I welcome PhD proposals in literary, critical and cultural theory, deconstruction, and twentieth century European literature and continental philosophy.

Funding

British Academy: Conference Support Grant
Result: Awarded 2006
British Academy: Overseas Conference Grant
Result: Awarded 2006

International connections

Co-director, The London Graduate School
Close Advisory Board member, Textual Practice
Editorial Board member, Culture Machine (on-line at www.culturemachine.net)
Member, AHRC Peer Review College

Research outputs

Number of items: 46.

Article

Morgan Wortham, Simon (2013) Afterword: Impossible Divisions. SAQ: South Atlantic Quarterly, 112(1), pp. 163-170. ISSN (print) 0038-2876

Morgan Wortham, Simon (2013) Survival of cruelty. The Southern Journal of Philosophy, 51(S1), pp. 126-141. ISSN (print) 0038-4283

Morgan Wortham, Simon (2013) Time of debt: on the Nietzschean origins of Lazzarato's indebted man. Radical philosophy(180), pp. 35-43. ISSN (print) 0300-211X

Morgan Wortham, Simon (2012) L'Arret de mort, insomnia, dreaming, sleep: Derrida, Blanchot, Levinas. Derrida Today, 5(1), pp. 111-139. ISSN (print) 1754-8500

Morgan Wortham, Simon (2011) 'By force of love ... something should happen to God, and someone happen to him': the other's other(s) in Derrida. Textual Practice, 25(6), pp. 1051-1073. ISSN (print) 0950-236X

Morgan Wortham, Simon (2011) Infant criticism: Agamben's potential. Paragraph, 34(1), pp. 137-151. ISSN (print) 0264-8334

Morgan Wortham, Simon (2011) Resistances - after Derrida after Freud. Mosaic: a journal for the interdisciplinary study of literature, 44(4), pp. 51-61. ISSN (print) 0027-1276

Morgan Wortham, Simon (2011) The chance of thinking - conjurations. Parallax, 17(1), pp. 65-77. ISSN (print) 1353-4645

Morgan Wortham, Simon (2010) "The discipline of the question": rereading Derrida's "Violence and metaphysics". Derrida Today, 3(1), pp. 137-150. ISSN (print) 1754-8500

Morgan Wortham, Simon (2009) Anonymity writing pedagogy: Beckett, Descartes, Derrida. Symploke, 16(1-2), pp. 93-105. ISSN (print) 1069-0697

Morgan Wortham, Simon (2007) Counter introduction. Textual Practice, 21(2), pp. 213-229. ISSN (print) 0950-236X

Morgan Wortham, Simon (2007) Editorial. Textual Practice, 21(2), pp. 203-211. ISSN (print) 0950-236X

Morgan Wortham, Simon (2007) Law of friendship: Agamben and Derrida. New Formations, 62, pp. 89-105. ISSN (print) 0950-2378

Morgan Wortham, Simon (2006) Unheard of. Textual Practice, 20(1), pp. 121-140. ISSN (print) 0950-236X

Morgan Wortham, Simon (2006) 'The fidelity of a guardian': the 'double keeping' of Jacques Derrida. Parallax, 12(3), pp. 85-98. ISSN (print) 1353-4645

Morgan Wortham, Simon (2004) Auditing Derrida. Parallax, 10(2), pp. 3-18. ISSN (print) 1353-4645

Morgan Wortham, Simon (2004) Obsessional writing. Textual Practice, 18(1), pp. 47-63. ISSN (print) 0950-236X

Morgan Wortham, Simon and Fynsk, Christopher (2004) The claim of the humanities: a dialogue between Simon Morgan Wortham and Christopher Fynsk. Culture Machine, ISSN (print) 1743-6176

Morgan Wortham, Simon and Hall, Gary (2002) Responding: a discussion with Samuel Weber. South Atlantic Quarterly, 101(3), pp. 695-724. ISSN (print) 0038-2876

Weber, Samuel, Morgan Wortham, Simon and Hall, Gary (2001) Responding: a discussion with Samuel Weber. Culture Machine, ISSN (online) 1465-4121

Morgan Wortham, Simon (2001) Teaching deconstruction: giving, taking, leaving, belonging, and the remains of the university. Diacritics: a review of contemporary criticism, 31(3), pp. 89-107. ISSN (print) 0300-7162

Wortham, Simon (2001) "To come walking": reinterpreting the institution and the work of Samuel Weber. Cultural Critique: an international journal of cultural studies, 48(1), pp. 164-199. ISSN (print) 0882-4371

Wortham, Simon (1999) Van Gogh's shoes, or, does the university have two left feet? Culture Machine, 1, ISSN (online) 1465-4121

Wortham, Simon (1998) Surviving theory, “as if I[t] were dead”: Derrida and interdisciplinarity. New Formations: a journal of culture, theory & politics, 34, pp. 152-166. ISSN (print) 0950-2378

Wortham, Simon (1997) Bringing criticism to account: economy, exchange and cultural theory. Economy and Society, 26(3), pp. 400-418. ISSN (print) 0308-5147

Wortham, Simon (1997) Multiple submissions and little scrolls of parchment: censorship, knowledge, and the academy. New Literary History, 28(3), pp. 501-523. ISSN (print) 0028-6087

Wortham, Simon (1996) The Glasse of majesty: reflections on new historicism and cultural materialism. Angelaki, 2(2), pp. 47-57. ISSN (print) 0969-725X

Wortham, Simon (1996) Sovereign counterfeits: the trial of the Pyx. Renaissance Quarterly, 49(2), pp. 334-359. ISSN (print) 0034-4338

Book

Morgan Wortham, Simon (2013) The poetics of sleep: from Aristotle to Nancy. London, U.K. : Bloomsbury. 192p. ISBN 9781441124760

Morgan Wortham, Simon (2010) The Derrida Dictionary. London, U.K. : Continuum. 272p. (Continuum Philosophy Dictionaries) ISBN 9781847065261

Morgan Wortham, Simon (2008) Derrida: writing events. London, U.K. : Continuum. 145p. (Continuum studies in philosophy) ISBN 9781847062475

Weiner, Allison and Morgan Wortham, Simon, eds. (2007) Encountering Derrida: legacies and futures of deconstruction. London : Continuum. 215p. (Continuum studies in continental philosophy) ISBN 9780826498939

Morgan Wortham, Simon and Hall, Gary, eds. (2007) Experimenting: essays with Samuel Weber. New York : Fordham University Press. 274p. ISBN 9780823228157

Morgan Wortham, Simon (2006) Counter-institutions: Jacques Derrida and the question of the university. New York : Fordham University Press. 164p. (Perspectives in continental philosophy) ISSN (print) 1089-3938 ISBN 9780823226665

Morgan Wortham, Simon (2003) Samuel Weber: acts of reading. Aldershot : Ashgate Publishing Ltd. 147p. ISBN 0754631222

Wortham, Simon (1999) Rethinking the university: leverage and deconstruction. Manchester, U.K. : Manchester University Press. 179p. ISBN 0719056292

Book Section

Morgan Wortham, Simon (2013) Archive-Abilities. In: Senatore, Mauro, (ed.) Performatives After Deconstruction. London, U.K. : Bloomsbury Academic. (Bloomsbury Studies in Continental Philosophy) ISBN 9781441123466

Weiner, Allison and Morgan Wortham, Simon (2007) Introduction. In: Weiner, Allison and Morgan Wortham, Simon, (eds.) Encountering Derrida: legacies and futures of deconstruction. London : Continuum. pp. 1-9. (Continuum studies in continental philosophy) ISBN 9780826498939

Morgan Wortham, Simon and Hall, Gary (2007) Introduction: experimenting. In: Morgan Wortham, Simon and Hall, Gary, (eds.) Experimenting: essays with Samuel Weber. New York : Fordham University Press. pp. 1-12. ISBN 9780823228157

Morgan Wortham, Simon (2007) Of debts, dreams and jokes: or, Weberian theatricality. In: Morgan Wortham, Simon and Hall, Gary, (eds.) Experimenting: essays with Samuel Weber. New York : Fordham University Press. pp. 44-84. ISBN 9780823228157

Morgan Wortham, Simon (2006) Deconstruction (1966). In: Clark, Robert, (ed.) The literary encyclopedia. Norwich, U.K. : The Literary Dictionary Company Limited. ISSN (online) 1747-678X

Morgan Wortham, Simon (2006) Giorgio Agamben (1942-). In: Clark, Robert, (ed.) The literary encyclopedia. Norwich, U.K. : The Literary Dictionary Company Limited. ISSN (online) 1747-678X

Morgan Wortham, Simon (2006) The event. In: Clark, Robert, (ed.) The literary encyclopedia. Norwich, U.K. : The Literary Dictionary Company Limited. ISSN (online) 1747-678X

Morgan Wortham, Simon (2004) Anthologizing Derrida. In: Di Leo, Jeffrey R., (ed.) On anthologies: politics and pedagogy. Lincoln, U.S. : University of Nebraska Press. pp. 326-341. ISBN 0803266448

Wortham, Simon (2002) Censorship and the institution of knowledge in Bacon's New Atlantis. In: Price, Bronwen, (ed.) Francis Bacon's New Atlantis: new interdisciplinary essays. Manchester : Manchester University Press. pp. 180-198. (Texts in culture) ISBN 0719060524

Wortham, Simon (2002) "Pairt of my taill is yet untolde": James VI and I, the pheonix, and the royal gift. In: Fischlin, Daniel and Fortier, Mark, (eds.) Royal subjects: essays on the writings of James VI and I. Detroit, U.S. : Wayne State University Press. pp. 182-204. ISBN 0814328776

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