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1991 …2019

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Personal profile

Biography

I am a practicing poet, literary critic, and and text-based artist. In 2003 Roehampton hired me to help set up its new Creative Writing BA degree and to teach its first cohort of students. I was also responsible for designing our MA degree in 2005, and I currently supervise six PhD students. I welcome inquiries from prospective research students in my areas of expertise.

Qualifications

Doctor of Philosophy, English Literature, University of Western Ontario (1997)

Master of Arts, English Literature, University of Western Ontario (1993)

Honours Bachelor of Arts, English Literature and Art History, Carleton University (1992)

Research interests

My research interests include Contemporary Poetry and Poetics; Conceptual Writing and Text-Based Art; Hybrid Creative-Critical Writing; Canadian Literature; Comparative Religion and Literature; Psychoanalysis and Literature; John Cage.

I am a member of the department's Religion and Literature Research Group.

Research projects

I was awarded an AHRC Research Fellowship in 2012-2013 to complete a critical monograph on John Cage.

I have also co-edited two special issues of Open Letter: A Canadian Journal of Writing and Theory, and an issue of The Journal of Writing and Creative Practice.

Along with this editing work, I have organized two conferences here at Roehampton: "Shakespeare and the Contemporary Sonnet" (Co-organized with Dr. Jane Kingsley-Smith, 2012) and "Modular Form" (2014).

Professional affiliations

National Association of Writers in Education.

Network of Experimental Writing Tutors.

Writing Purposefully in Art and Design Network.

Association of Canadian College and University Teachers (1994-97).

Teaching

Contemporary Poetry and Poetics; Experimental Fiction; Comparative Religion and Literature; Hybrid Creative-Critical Studies

Research Output

Charles Bernstein’s Walter Benjamin, Among Other Things: Reading Experimental Writing. Ed. Georgina Colby

Jaeger, P., 2019, Reading Experimental Writing. Colby, G. (ed.). Edinburgh University Press

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

English Trees (a Brexit poem). [poetry chapbook].

Jaeger, P., 2018, Manchester: ZimZalla Press.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Midamble

Jaeger, P., 18 Feb 2018, Manchester: If P then Q. 420 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

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What Kind of Writing Do We Do?

Jaeger, P., 20 Apr 2018, The Creative Critic: Writing About/As Practice. Hilevaara, K. & Orley, E. (eds.). London: Routldege

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Recycled Gardens

Jaeger, P. & Scammell, J., 2017

Research output: Non-textual formDigital or Visual Products

Activities

Reading at Text / Sound / Performance: Making in Canadian Space

Peter Jaeger (Speaker)
2019

Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk

Reading at Offsite AWP Events / Association of American Writers and Writing Programs Conference

Peter Jaeger (Speaker)
2019

Activity: OtherTypes of Public engagement and outreach - Festival/Exhibition

Banff Centre for the Creative Arts, Canada Paul D. Flek Fellowship for a Leighton Artist Studio Residency

Peter Jaeger (Organiser)
Jan 2019

Activity: OtherTypes of Award - Fellowship awarded competitively

Reading at Research Pavilion, Venice Biennale, Italy

Peter Jaeger (Speaker)
2019

Activity: OtherTypes of Public engagement and outreach - Festival/Exhibition

“An Interview with J.R. Carpenter.” Eccles Centre for American Studies, The British Library, London, April 27, 2018.

Peter Jaeger (Organiser)
27 Apr 2018

Activity: OtherTypes of Public engagement and outreach - Public lecture/debate/seminar

Thesis

Journeys Into The Void: Reformulations of Eroticism in Contemporary Fictions

Author: Morris, M., 25 Apr 2017

Supervisor: Jaeger, P. (Supervisor) & Ross, L. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

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MEANINGLÊS: John Havelda’s Multilingual Poetry and Language-Based Art

Author: Havelda, J., 28 Mar 2013

Supervisor: Jaeger, P. (Supervisor) & Hilson, J. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

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Ruby: A Contemporary Re-interpretation of The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam

Author: Ahanchian, M. Z., 2014

Supervisor: Jaeger, P. (Supervisor) & Hilson, J. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

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Sound design for the contemporary novel: applying the poetics of John Cage to the act of reading

Author: Cahoon, N., 30 Apr 2019

Supervisor: Jaeger, P. (Supervisor) & White, G. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

stack: Minimalist Poetics

Author: Davies, J., 8 May 2018

Supervisor: Jaeger, P. (Supervisor) & Hilson, J. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

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