Roy Sellars

Roy Sellars

Roy Sellars

PhD
Research Associate and Administrator
SHSS-HSG
Unterer Graben 21
9000 St. Gallen
Fields of research
  • Literature and Philosophy
  • English Literature from 1600
Further fields of research
  • History of rhetoric
  • Education studies
  • Deconstruction
  • Music and Philosophy
Teaching Activities At HSG, courses taught on the history, theory and practice of rhetoric (written and oral); on Deleuze and Guattari in the context of organisation studies; and on art and ideology (with Ulrich Schmid)
Projects Monograph project on the poetry of John Milton; collective project on Jacques Derrida’s Glas; bibliographical and related projects on Harold Bloom; collective project on calculation and quantification in higher education
Affiliations Swiss Association of University Teachers of English; Swiss Association of Medieval and Early Modern English Studies; International Network for the Study of Lyric; international reading group on Jacques Derrida; research group on materiality, University of Geneva; research group on materiality, University of Southern Denmark
Additional Information
  • Degrees held: B. A. (English), M. A. (English) and D. Phil. (English), Oxford University
  • Teaching or research positions held at: Institut für Anglistik und Amerikanistik, Philipps-Universität Marburg; Département de langue et littérature anglaises, Université de Genève; Society for the Humanities, Cornell University; Department of English Language and Literature, National University of Singapore; Howard V. and Edna H. Hong Kierkegaard Library, St. Olaf College; Département d’anglais, Université de Lausanne; English programme, University of Southern Denmark
  • Research profile: literature and philosophy; poetry; history of rhetoric; deconstruction; negative dialectics; Harold Bloom; music and philosophy; materiality and waste
  • 2009-12 Research assistant to Prof. Dr. Alan Robinson, University of St. Gallen
  • 2012- Research Associate, University of St. Gallen
  • 2017- English Department Administrator, University of St. Gallen
  • 2017- Guest researcher, University of Southern Denmark, Odense

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