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Department of Philosophy|College of Arts & Sciences

Harvey Hix


Fall 2016 Office Hours

Tuesdays 11:00-1:00 and by appointment

UW Recognition

College of Arts and Sciences' Extraordinary Merit in Teaching Award for 2010

College of Arts and Sciences' Extraordinary Merit in Research Award for 2006, 2009


B.A., Belmont College 1982; M.A., University of Texas at Austin, 1985; Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin, 1987

Harvey Hix is the newest member of the Philosophy department. His most recent book is American Anger. Others of his recent poetry collections include First Fire, Then Birds: Obsessionals 1985-2010, Incident Light, Legible Heavens, and Chromatic (a finalist for the National Book Award). His books of criticism and theory include As Easy As Lying, Spirits Hovering Over the Ashes: Legacies of Postmodern Theory, and Morte d'Author: An Autopsy. His personal website may be reached by clicking here.


Honors and Distinctions

NEA Fellowship

KCAI Teaching Excellence Award

T.S. Eliot Prize

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Specialization: Critical Theory; Postmodernism; Continental Philosophy

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