Jim Hansen

 Jim Hansen

Contact Information

325 English
Associate Professor

Additional Campus Affiliations


Professor Hansen is currently working on a book about the films of Alfred Hitchcock

Research Interests

  • Literary Theory, Philosophy, 20th century Literature, Theater, Hitchcock, the Novel


  • Ph.D. University of Notre Dame, 2001

Selected Publications


Terror and Irish Modernism: The Gothic Tradition from Burke to Beckett Albany SUNY Press 2009.

Journal Articles

The Applause Falters: Theatricality, the Political, and Silence in Beckett’s Catastrophe Contemporary Literature Winter 2008.
The Wrong Marriage: Maturin and the Double-Logic of Masculinity Studies in Romanticism 2008.
Formalism and its Malcontents: Benjamin and de Man on the Function of Allegory New Literary History 35 4 2004, p. 663-84.
The Uncreating Conscience: Memory and Apparitions in Joyce and Benjamin Mosaic 34 4 2001, p. 85-106.