Matthew H. Bowker

Matthew H. Bowker is Clinical Assistant Professor of Humanities at Medaille College in Buffalo, NY. Educated at Columbia University and the University of Maryland, College Park, he brings psychoanalytic, literary, and intellectual-historical approaches to topics in political theory. He has published numerous papers on social theory, ethics, and pedagogy and is the author of several books on the psycho-politics of contemporary life, including: Ideologies of Experience: Trauma, Failure, Deprivation, and the Abandonment of the Self, D.W. Winnicott and Political Theory: Recentering the Subject (with A. Buzby), Rethinking the Politics of Absurdity: Albert Camus, Postmodernity, and the Survival of Innocence, Escargotesque, or, What Is Experience?, Albert Camus and the Political Philosophy of the Absurd: Ambivalence, Resistance, and Creativity, and Ostranenie: On Shame and Knowing.

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A Dangerous Place to Be: Identity, Conflict, and Trauma in Higher Education

A Dangerous Place to Be: Identity, Conflict, and Trauma in Higher Education

by Matthew H. Bowker, David P. Levine

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This book investigates recent conflictual events on college and university campuses, including protests directed at university leaders deemed victimizers, debates over the inclusion of “trigger... (more)

The Destroyed World and the Guilty Self: A Psychoanalytic Study of Culture and Politics

The Destroyed World and the Guilty Self: A Psychoanalytic Study of Culture and Politics

by David P. Levine, Matthew H. Bowker

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David Levine and Mathew Bowker explore cultural and political trends organized around the conviction that the world we live in is a dangerous place to be, that it is dominated by hate and... (more)

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