Graduate Directory

Stephen David Engel

TitlePhD Student
DivisionHumanities Division
DepartmentHistory of Consciousness Department
Campus Mail StopHistory Of Consciousness
Stephen David Engel

Research Interests

Deep time, imagination, worldliness, the body, empire, political violence. 

Biography, Education and Training

  • BA in liberal arts from The Evergreen State College.

  • MA in liberal arts from St. John's College, Annapolis. 

Honors, Awards and Grants

  • Grant for Counter-Production: Noise as Critical Research, UC Humanities Research Institute, 2017-18.

  • Humanities Pre-Doctoral Fellowship, University of California, Santa Cruz, 2015-20.

  • Regents Fellowship, University of California, Santa Cruz, 2015.

  • Summer Fellowship, University of California, Santa Cruz, 2015.

  • Graduate Institute Grant, St. John’s College, 2008-9.

  • Don Finkel Memorial Scholarship, The Evergreen State College, 2006-7.

Selected Publications

  • "The Body-Loving Philosophers," in The Anthology of Babel, edited by Ed Simon (Punctum Books, forthcoming 2018). 

Selected Presentations

  • "Silence, Violence, Noise: A Reply to Hannah Arendt." Unintelligible: Noise Against Capture. Santa Cruz, CA, 2018.

  • "Deep Time for Militants." Friday Forum for Graduate Research. Santa Cruz, CA, 2018.

  • “Some Affordances of Deep Time.” Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts. Tempe, AZ, 2017.

  • “Against the Survival Narrative: On Film and Human Extinction.” Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association. San Diego, CA, 2017.

  • “Occupational Hazards: Popular Resistance and Peace Work in the West Bank.” School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution at George Mason University. Fairfax, VA, 2009.