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Dr Daniel Hourigan

Dr Daniel Hourigan
Name Daniel Hourigan
Position Lecturer (English Literature)
Section School of Humanities and Communication
Office Q231
Location Toowoomba Campus
Phone +61 7 4687 5766
Extension 5766
Email
Qualifications BA Griffith , BA(Hons) Griffith , PhD Griffith
Homepage http://usq.academia.edu/DanielHourigan
The views expressed on staff homepages may not reflect the views of the University.

Fields of Research (FoR)

  • Cultural Theory ( 200204 )
  • Literary Theory ( 200525 )
  • Legal Theory, Jurisprudence and Legal Interpretation ( 180122 )

Research interests
Contemporary literature
Comparative literature
Speculative fiction
New Weird fiction
European philosophy
Lacanian psychoanalysis
Philosophy and literature
Law and literature
Cultural legal studies
Law and the Humanities

Professional memberships
Australasian Association of Literature
Law and Literature Association of Australasia Inc.

Industry affiliations
Deputy Editor, Edinburgh Critical Studies in Law, Literature and the Humanities, Edinburgh University Press

Currently teaching courses/programs
ENL1001 Australian Stories
ENL2007 Speculative Fictions/Science Fiction
ENL3004 The Literary Canon
ENL3007 Law and Literature
ENL4015 Theory and Practice in the Scholarship of English Literature

Teaching experience(Tertiary)
14 Years

Administrative responsibilities
Academic Board

Research most recent
Hourigan, D 2018 'The Symptoms of the Just: Psycho-Pass, Judg(e)ment, and the Asymptomatic Commons' in Giddens, T, Pearson, A, and Tranter, K (eds) Law and Justice in Japanese Popular Culture: From Crime Fighting Robots to Duelling Pocket Monsters. London: Routledge.
Hourigan, D 2018 'Queer, Difference, Heresy: Salt Lane Witches in Rupetta and Out', Writing From Below 4.1
Hourigan, D 2017 'Spectres and Psychoanalysis in the Turn to Law and Affect', Law & Literature


Research most notable
Hourigan, D 2017 'Spectres and Psychoanalysis in the Turn to Law and Affect', Law & Literature
Hourigan, D 2015, Law and Enjoyment: Power, Pleasure and Psychoanalysis, London: Routledge-Cavendish.
Hourigan, D 2012, 'Postmodern Anarchy in the Modern Legal Psyche: law, anarchy and psychoanalytic philosophy', Griffith Law Review 21.2


Publications in ePrints

Hourigan, Daniel (2018) The symptoms of the just: psycho-pass, judg(e)ment, and the asymptomatic commons. In: Law and justice in Japanese popular culture: from crime fighting robots to duelling pocket monsters. Taylor & Francis (Routledge), Milton Park, United Kingdom, pp. 19-31. ISBN 978-1-138-30026-2

Hourigan, Daniel (2017) Specters and psychoanalysis in the turn to law and affect. Law and Literature. ISSN 1535-685X

Hourigan, Daniel (2015) Law and enjoyment: power, pleasure and psychoanalysis. Discourses of Law. Taylor & Francis (Routledge), Abingdon, Oxfordshire, England. ISBN 978-1-138-81596-4

Hourigan, Daniel (2014) Ecology. In: The Zizek dictionary. Acumen Publishing, Durham, United Kingdom, pp. 71-74. ISBN 9781844655823

Hourigan, Daniel (2013) Breach! The law's jouissance in Mieville's The City and The City. Law, Culture and the Humanities, 9 (1). pp. 156-168. ISSN 1743-8721

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Approved research supervisor in the area of:

  • Cultural Theory ( 200204 )
  • Literary Theory ( 200525 )
  • Legal Theory, Jurisprudence and Legal Interpretation ( 180122 )


Research topics