Curriculum vita



  Bruce Krajewski  


"Hermeneutics and Politics" in The Blackwell Companion to Hermeneutics," ed. Niall Keane and Chris Lawn (Wiley Blackwell, 2016): 72-75.

"Little Did He Know: Cavell Absorbed by Nietzschean Esotericism," Conversations: The Journal of Cavellian Studies #4 (2016).



Other Activity
 November 2015 - Appointed Philosophy Section Editor of the Open Library of Humanities.





Chair and Professor
Department of English
University of Texas at Arlington
Arlington , TX 76019 USA
Phone: 817.272.2692


graphic of TWU logoChair of the Department of English, Speech, & Foreign Languages at Texas Woman's University (2005-2009).

Professor of English, Texas Woman's University (2009-2013)

Chair of the Department of Literature and Philosophy at Georgia Southern University from 1999-2005. The department had a B.A. and M.A. in English, and the B.A. in Philosophy. The department was home to the Center for Irish Studies, and to the sole faculty member in Religious Studies. Faculty members also contributed to the Honors Program. Twenty-three full-time faculty members in total. 

Associate Professor of English and Film from 1991-99, and Chair of the Department from 1995-97. Department housed the B.A. in English, along with an interdisiplinary M.A. that included the departments of Philosophy, French, Native Studies, and Modern Languages. It was the first interdisciplinary M.A. in Ontario. During 1997-98, while on sabbatical, I was a Visiting Scholar in the English Department at Texas A&M University in College Station.

Andrew Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Chicago from 1988-91. Taught a course called "Human Being and Citizen," which was part of the Core Curriculum for undergraduate students. The "Human Being and Citizen" instructors included Amy Kass, Wayne Booth, and Richard Strier, and all the instructors participated in regular meetings to discuss the texts the students were reading. During my time on that fellowship, I revised the dissertation into the book that became Traveling with Hermes: Hermeneutics and Rhetoric. Also, began work, with Richard Heinemann on translation of Hans-Georg Gadamer's book on Paul Celan.


1988 - Ph.D., University of Iowa (English)

1985 - University of California, Berkeley
Greek Workshop (Summer)

1983 - M.A., University of Iowa (English).

1981 - B.A., Glassboro State College (English & Journalism), Glassboro State is now Rowan University.


Topics in the History of Philosophy: Hermeneutics (Fall 2016)
Technical Writing (Spring 2016)
Rhetoric and the Law (Spring 2014)

Rhetoric of Detective Fiction and Film Noir (Fall 2011)
Literary Analysis & Criticism (Spring 2010, Fall 2010, Fall 2012)
Literary Criticism (Spring 2010 & Spring 2012)
Law and Literature (Fall 2009)

History of Rhetoric I (Fall 2009, Fall 2010, Fall 2011, Fall 2012)
Literary Criticism (Spring 2009 & Spring 2013)
History of Rhetoric II (Fall 2008 & Spring 2012)
History of Rhetoric I (Spring 2008)
History of Rhetoric II (Spring 2012 & Spring 2013)
Literary Criticism: Hidden Texts, Buried Meanings (Spring 2008)
History of Rhetoric I (Spring 2007)
Film and Literature (Fall 2006)
Literary Analysis and Criticism (Spring 2006)
Graduate course: Literary Criticism (Spring 2006)
Major Authors: Walter Benjamin (Fall 2003)
Classicism (Fall 2003)
Contemporary Moral Problems (Fall 2002)
Turning Points and Connections (Fall 2002)


Rhetoric Society of America
Modern Language Association
South Central Modern Language Association
American Philosophical Association
Society for Cinema and Media Studies
International Society for the History of Rhetoric


A separate page for these activities can be found here.



LAST UPDATED 18 October 2016