Karl Pollin-Dubois, Ph.D. - The University of Tulsa
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Karl Pollin-Dubois, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of French & Comparative Literature


Karl Pollin-Dubois is an associate professor of French and comparative literature who works at the intersection of literature, philosophy and visual arts. He is the author of the monograph “Alfred Jarry: Experimentation of Singularity” (Rodopi, 2014) and four refereed book chapters. He has published also multiple peer-reviewed articles about literature (Blanchot, Dantec, Artaud, Schuhl, Evenson, Le Brun) and cinema (Godard, Haneke, Carax) in the following journals: Europe, L’Ecole des Philosophes, La Revue des Sciences Humaines, Symposium, Yale French Studies, Contemporary French and Francophone Studies, World Literature Today and French Review. He’s presently working on two news projects: 1) A new monograph entitled “Heretic Camera”, about the Polish film director Andrzej Zulawski. 2) A collective volume “Non-Philosophy & Humanities”, based on the work of the French Philosopher François Laruelle.

Awards and Honors

  • Outstanding Teacher Award, The University of Tulsa, 2017


  • Ph.D., Emory University
  • M.A., Philosophy, University of Paris 10 – Nanterre
  • M.A., Comparative Literature, Lille University (France)

Research interests and areas of expertise

  • 19th-, 20th- and 21st-century literature
  • World cinema and visual cultures
  • Theories of literature
  • Contemporary continental philosophy (Deleuze, Laruelle, Lyotard, Badiou, Foucault)
  • Cassowary birds