Languages and Literature, University of Warwick
My research centres on the intersection of neoliberalism, the novel, and the aesthetics of ‘the secret’.
Griffin, Christopher J. "A close-reading of Anthony Joseph's 'Bosch's Vision' from Bird Head Son (2009)." Postcolonial Writers Make Worlds, 2020, https://writersmakeworlds.com/essay-joseph-boschs-vision/. Accessed 28 September 2020.
Griffin, C. J. “Anthony Joseph.” Postcolonial Writers Make Worlds, 2020, https://writersmakeworlds.com/anthony-joseph/. Accessed 28 September 2020.
Griffin, Christopher, 'A Brave New Postmodern Ustopia: (pre-)figurations of neoliberal capitalist realism in H.G. Well’s A Modern Utopia and Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World', Innervate: Leading Student Work in English Studies, Volume 11 (2018-19), pp. 194 - 202.
July 2020: Panel Chair, 'Capitalism in Crisis', In Crisis: Art in the Eras of Emergency 1750 – Present (6th - 10th July), University of Cambridge.
Oct 2019 - Jul 2020: Conference Organiser, Chair and Treasurer, In Crisis: Art in the Eras of Emergency 1750 – Present, University of Cambridge.
May 2020: Gave a seminar for a Widening Participation Cohort, “Contemporary Literature, Cultural Theory, and Capital: A Discussion of Mark Fisher's Capitalist Realism: Is There No Alternative?", University of Cambridge. (1hr)
Anglophone Fiction and Poetry since 1975 (esp. Britain and the Caribbean)
Experimental and Avant-garde Literature
Neoliberalism and the State in Literature
Biopolitics, Poststructuralism, and Postmodernism
Anti-/Post-colonial Theory and Literature
Black SF and Afrofuturism
Affect Theory & Neurodivergency (primarily autism)
Intersection of Literature and Philosophy
2020 - Present: British Association for Contemporary Literary Studies (BACLS)
MPhil Modern and Contemporary Literature, University of Cambridge, 2020. Distinction.
BA English (Single Honours), University of Nottingham, 2019. First Class.
A-Levels: Northampton (Further Education) College.
GCSE: Kingsthorpe Community College. Comprehensive School.
Apr 2020: Midlands4Cities AHRC Doctoral Studentship Award, University of Warwick, (Full) - Accepted.