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Peter Schweigert (2016)


B.A., English/Music, Calvin College
M.F.A., Film Studies, Boston University; M.A. Visual Studies Ph.D. Program, University of California, Irvine
Ph.D. Program in Visual Studies, University of California, Irvine

Placement: University of California, Santa Cruz

Appointment/Title: Professor

Advisor(s): Bliss Cua Lim

Dissertation: “A World Apart: Apophasis and Avisuality in the American Avant-Garde”.

Research Interests: Theories of signification and engagement; modern and avant garde film; religion and art; the invisible, immaterial, ephemeral.

Biography/Additional Information

“Engaging the Invisible: An Introduction.”  Octopus Journal, Volume 5: Invisibility (2011).

UCI School of Humanities Summer Dissertation Fellowship, 2012
UCI Humanities Center Graduate Student Research Grant, 2011

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