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Asst Prof Christopher Peter Trigg
Assistant Professor, School of Humanities
Phone: +65 65921529
Office: HSS 03 68
|Christopher Trigg is an Assistant Professor in the Division of English. He received a PhD in English and an MA in Medieval Studies from the University of Toronto. He also holds an MA in Anglo-Saxon, Norse and Celtic from the University of Cambridge. Before joining NTU he has taught at the University of Toronto, Trinity College in the University of Toronto, and Queens' and Newnham Colleges at the University of Cambridge. His current research focuses on Cotton Mather (1663-1728), the most prolific, and arguably the most influential colonial American theologian.|
|The American Puritans|
The Radical Enlightenment
Religion in American Literature
- Cotton Mather's Political Theologies
- Christopher Trigg. (2018). Islam, Puritanism, and Secular Time. American Literature, 90(4), 815-839.
- Christopher Trigg. (2018, March). Robed in White: The Racial Politics of Cotton Mather's Millennium. Paper presented at Society of Early Americanists, Washington University in St Louis.
- Christopher Trigg. (2018). Drones, Hobbes, and Liberal Enchantment. Political Theology, TBA(TBA), TBA.
- Christopher Trigg. (2017, March). The Bones of Joseph: Cotton Mather, Benjamin Colman, and the Politics of the First Resurrection. Paper presented at Society of Early Americanists Biennial Conference 2017, Tulsa, Oklahoma.
- Christopher Trigg. (2015). Bureaucracy in America: Reading Ryan's Budget with Agamben. Canadian Review of American Studies, 45(2), 213-237.
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