Academic Profile

Academic Profile

Asst Prof Graham John Matthews

Assistant Professor, School of Humanities
Assistant Chair (Communications and Outreach)

Email: gmatthews@ntu.edu.sg
Phone: +65 65921766
Office: HSS 03 70
Asst Prof Graham John Matthews

Biography
Dr. Graham Matthews is Assistant Professor at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. He is the author of Will Self and Contemporary British Society (2016), Ethics and Desire in the Wake of Postmodernism (2013), the co-editor of Violence and the Limits of Representation (2013), and has contributed to various leading journals in the field of contemporary literature including Modern Fiction Studies, Textual Practice, Journal of Modern Literature, English Studies, and Critique. He is the Assistant Chair (Communications and Outreach) for the School of Humanities, coordinator of the Medical Humanities research cluster, and editor-in-chief of Constellations: Humanities at NTU.
Research Interests
Contemporary Literature
Medical Humanities
Current Projects
  • Developing and Evaluating Civic-mindedness: Students as partners in medical humanities public-engagement initiatives
  • Digital Keywords for China
  • Digital Mapping the Literary Epigraph: Quantitative Analysis of Literary Influence Using Network Theory and Thousands of Epigraphs
  • Literature In The Wake Of The 'Two Cultures' Debate: ScienceAnd The Arts In Britain, 1958-1969
  • Tessellate: Graphic Medicine Workshops
Selected Publications
  • Graham Matthews. (2019). "A Constant, Unwavering, Patient Presence": Illness Narratives in Singapore. Moving Worlds, 19(2).
  • Matthews, Graham.(2019). “Grief made her insubstantial to herself”: Illness, Aging, and Death in A. S. Byatt’s Little Black Book of Stories. The Routledge Companion to Death and LiteratureLondon: Routledge.
  • Matthews, Graham.(2019). Shanghai and the Birth of Chinese Nationalism: The May 30th Movement and the North-China Daily News. Revealing/Reveiling Shanghai: Cultural Representations from the 20th and 21st CenturiesSUNY Press.
  • Matthews, Graham. (2019). A State of Mathematical Grace’: Risk, Expertise and Ontological Insecurity in Ian McEwan’s Enduring Love. English Studies, .
  • Matthews, Graham. (2018). Family Caregivers, AIDS Narratives, and the Semiotics of the Bedside in Colm Tóibín’s The Blackwater Lightship. Critique: Studies in Contemporary Fiction, .

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