Marcos Antonio Norris

Scholar, Writer, Educator

Dr. Marcos Antonio Norris teaches for the School of Writing, Literature, and Film at Oregon State University. He was awarded distinction for his dissertation, Hemingway, Sartre, and Secularization: Finding Religion Without God, at Loyola University Chicago, where he received a PhD in English in 2021. Marcos is co-editor of Agamben and the Existentialists (2021) with Edinburgh University Press, and the author of numerous peer-reviewed articles, most recently including “The Failed Atheism of Jean-Paul Sartre” with The Heythrop Journal, “Gender Pronoun Use in the University Classroom: A Posthumanist Perspective” with Transformation in Higher Education, “Bibliographical Approaches to D.H. Lawrence’s ‘Odour of Chrysanthemums'” with Textual Cultures, and “‘Her voice is full of money’: Mechanical Reproduction and a Metaphysics of Substance in F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby” with English Studies. His research focuses on the intersections among contemporary continental thought, existentialism, and 20th & 21st century literature, cinema, and other digital media.

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