Dylan Trigg is FWF
Lise Meitner Senior Fellow at the University of Vienna, Department of
He has previously held several research/teaching posts, including: Marie Curie
International Outgoing Fellow at the University of Memphis, Department
of Philosophy & University College Dublin, School of Philosophy
(2014-2017); Irish Research Council Fellow at University College Dublin,
School of Philosophy (2012-2014); CNRS/VolkswagenStiftung Postdoc at Les
Archives Husserl, École Normale Supérieure (2012-2013); and CNRS/VolkswagenStiftung
Postdoc at Centre de Recherche en Epistémologie Appliquée (2011-2012).
He has also been a visiting scholar at
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, School of Art and Design and
University of Duquesne, Simon Silverman Phenomenology Center.
Trigg earned his PhD at
the University of Sussex (2009), MA at the University of Sussex (2005),
and BA at the University of London, Birkbeck College (2004).
research concerns phenomenology and existentialism; philosophies of
subjectivity and embodiment; aesthetics and philosophies of art; and
19th century German philosophy.
Topophobia: a Phenomenology of Anxiety (London:
The Thing: a Phenomenology of Horror (Winchester: Zero Books, 2014)
The Thing: Eine Phänomenologie des Horrors (Vienna: Turia + Kant, 2019)
Нечто: феноменология ужаса (Perm: Hyle Press, 2018)
> French translation:
The Thing : une phénoménologie de l'horreur (Paris: Les éditions MF, 2017)
The Memory of Place: a Phenomenology of the
Uncanny (Athens: Ohio University Press, 2012)
The Aesthetics of Decay: Nothingness, Nostalgia
and the Absence of Reason (New York: Peter Lang, 2006)
Legrand, Dorothée & Trigg, Dylan.
Unconsciousness Between Phenomenology and Psychoanalysis (Contributions
to Phenomenology, Vol. 88) (Heidelberg: Springer, 2017)
1. “Situated Anxiety: a Phenomenology
of Agoraphobia.” In Situatedness and Place. Edited by Thomas
Huenefeldt and Annika Schlitte. Heidelberg: Springer (2018)
2. “From Anxiety to Nostalgia: a Heideggerian Analysis.” In
Existential Medicine: Essays on Health and Illness. Edited by Kevin
Aho. London: Rowman and Littlefield International (2018)
3. “On the Role of Depersonalization in Merleau-Ponty.”
Phenomenology and the Cognitive Science (Volume 16, Issue 2,
275–289) (2017) [DOI: 10.1007/s11097-015-9451-x].
4. “Place and Non-Place: a Phenomenological Perspective.” In
Hermeneutics, Place, and Space. Edited by Bruce Janz. Heidelberg:
5. “Agoraphobia, Sartre, and the Spatiality of the Other’s Look.” In
Body/Self/Other: Phenomenology of Social Encounters. Edited by Luna
Dolezal and Danielle Petherbridge. New York: SUNY Press (2017)
6. “‘The indestructible, the barbaric principle’: The Role of
Schelling in Merleau-Ponty’s Psychoanalysis.” Continental Philosophy
Review (Volume 49: Issue 2, 203-221) (2016) [DOI:
7. “The Role of the Earth in Merleau-Ponty’s Archaeological
Phenomenology.” Chiasmi International (Issue 16, 255-273) (2015) [DOI:
8. “The Body of the Other: Intercorporeality and the Phenomenology
of Agoraphobia.” Continental Philosophy Review (Volume 46: Issue 3,
413-429) (2013) [DOI: 10.1007/s11007-013-9270-0].
recent invited lectures
1. “The Dark Entity:
Phenomenologies of Home,” July 2018, Center of New Philosophy,
Institute of Social Sciences and the Humanities of Tyumen State
2. “Beyond Human and Animal: Metamorphosis in Merleau-Ponty,”
June 2018, The Inhuman Gaze, Centre Culturel des Irlandais,
3. “Phenomenological and Therapeutic Interventions in
Agoraphobia,” June 2018, The Body in Clinical Practices, Ecole
Normale Supérieure, Paris.
4. “The Aesthetics of Nostalgia: An Atmospheric Perspective,”
May 2018, Loyola Marymount University, Department of Philosophy,
5. “Aesthetics of Nostalgia: On Bachelard’s
‘dialectical sublimation,’” December 2017, Sublimation—Mind,
Matter, Concept in Art after Modernism, Johannes Gutenberg-Universität
6. “Toward a Phenomenology of Shared Anxiety” December 2017,
University of Vienna, Department of Philosophy.
7. “Nostalgia Between Phenomenology and Psychoanalysis,”
November 2017 at New Research in Phenomenology, Psychology and
Psychoanalysis, Babeş-Bolyai University.
9. “Body-Making: Nostalgia and the Image of Time” June 2017, (Un)imaginable
Bodies, Ecole normale Supérieure, Paris.
10. “Atmospheres of Nostalgia,” April 2017, Antinomies of
Vagueness, University of Copenhagen [Keynote lecture].
11. “Anxiety and the Breathing Body,” March 2017, Philosophy &
Breath workshop, University of Bristol.
12. “Phenomenology of the Anxious Body,” presented January 2017
at New Directions in Phenomenology, UCD.
Organiser of “Atmospheres of Shared Emotion,” April 2019,
University of Vienna (Two day international conference with 18
speakers). Funded by
Austrian Science Fund and University of Vienna,
Institut für Philosophie.
2. Organiser of “Philosophies of Anxiety,”
June 2017, University College Dublin/Centre Culturel Irlandais
(Paris) (One day international workshop with seven speakers).
Funded by Marie Curie Actions and the Centre Culturel Irlandais.
3. Co-organiser of “Moods and Bodily Disorders,” November 2016,
University College Dublin (One day international workshop with
seven speakers. Co-organised with Dermot Moran, UCD). Funded by
Marie Curie Actions and the International Centre for Newman
4. Co-organiser of “Orders and Disorders in Spatiality,” April
2016, University of Memphis (One day international workshop with
five speakers. Co-organised with Shaun Gallagher, UOM). Funded
by Lillian and Morrie Moss Professor of Philosophy Fellowship.
5. Co-organiser of “Anxiety: a Workshop on the Phenomenology and
Embodiment of Anxiety,” March 2015, University of Memphis (One
day international workshop with four speakers. Co-organised with
Shaun Gallagher, UOM). Funded by Lillian and Morrie Moss
Professor of Philosophy Fellowship.
6. Co-organiser of “The Future of the Body: Phenomenology,
Medicine, and the Human,” June 2014, Trinity College Dublin (Two
day international conference with 17 speakers. Co-organised with
Luna Dolezal, TCD.) Funded by TCD, IRC, and the French Embassy.