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Weeks Charles Mark

Weeks Charles Mark
Affiliation and department:
Job title: Designated associate professor
Homepage URL  (2): http://www.ilas.nagoya-u.ac.jp/en/WEEKS_Mark.htmlhttp://www.ilas.nagoya-u.ac.jp/en/WEEKS_Mark.html
Research field  (1): Philosophy and ethics
Research keywords  (3): humor ,  literature ,  philosophy
Research theme for competitive and other funds  (2):
  • 2015 - 2018 Constructing a Theory of Laughter Founded on Deleuzian and Non-Western Approaches to Subjective Temporality and Concepts of the Self
  • 2012 - 2015 Development of a Diachronic Model of the Laughter Response through the Application of Husserl’s Phenomenology of Internal Time Consciousness
MISC (18):
  • Communicative Efficacy and the Issue of "Self-performance" in the Cross-disciplinary Research Presentations Classroom. NU Ideas. 2017. 6. 65-70
  • Mark Weeks. The Enigma of Solitary Laughter. The European Journal of Humour Research. 2016
  • Mark Weeks. American Beauty: The Art of Work in the Age of Therapeutic Masturbation. Mark Weeks. 2015. 34. 1. 49-66
  • Mark Weeks. Abandoning Our Selves to Laughter: Time and the Question of Self-Loss in Laughter. Israeli Journal of Humor Research: An International Journal. 2013. 2. 1. 1
  • Mark Weeks. Comic Theory and Perceptions of a Disappearing Self. Studies in Language and Culture. 2012. 34. 1. 19
Lectures and oral presentations  (18):
  • The Queerest Comic Corruption: Laughing Alone
    (10th Deleuze Studies Conference 2017)
  • Solitary Laughter: Breaking the Silence
    (International Society for Humor Studies 28th Annual Conference 2016)
  • Steps Supporting Greater Cultural Diversity in Theoretical Discourses on Laughter
    (International Society for Humor Studies 27th Annual Conference 2015)
  • Play across Time, Space and Bodies in Laurie Anderson's "Mach 20"
    (American Literature and Culture at the Crossroads of Race and Gender 2015)
  • The Noisiest Silence: Reading the Laughable Text
Works (1):
  • Laughter is a Time Machine (article) in Philosophy Now magazine
    2010 -
Education (1):
  • - 1988 University of Western Australia
Professional career (4):
  • Bachelor of Arts (University of Western Australia)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (University of Western Australia)
  • Bachelor of Arts (University of Western Australia)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (University of Western Australia)
Work history (3):
  • 2016/04/01 - 現在 Nagoya University Institute of Liberal Arts and Sciences Education Planning & Development Center Division of Academic Writing Education Designated associate professor
  • 2011/04/01 - 現在 Nagoya University Researcher
  • 2011/04/01 - 2016/03/31 Nagoya University Graduate School of Languages and Cultures Department of Multicultural Studies Associate professor
Association Membership(s) (1):
International Society for Humor Studies
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