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Elliot Shaw

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Graduate Program, Teaching Assistant

Elliot Shaw is a PhD candidate (ABD) in the CLIS program. He holds a BA in English and Secondary Education and an MA in Comparative Literature. His research occurs at the thresholds of literature, philosophy, and the social sciences. His dissertation, "The Apperceived Self: Autobiography and Self-Consciousness," demonstrates how apperception is central to both autobiographical writing and self-consciousness in general.

Selected Publications:

“Foregrounding the Subjective in Leiris, Lévi-Strauss, and Malinowski,” Nesir 4 (April 2023): 41–58. Link.



Articles Featuring Elliot Shaw

Were myths merely the irrational fantasies of unsophisticated or unenlightened peoples? Or is it possible that they represent a facet of human thinking that is as much with us today as ever? This course will explore these questions and more!


The Center for Teaching and Learning administers the Outstanding Teaching Assistant (OTA) award, sponsored by the Office of the Vice President for Instruction. This award recognizes teaching assistants who demonstrate superior instructional skills while serving…

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