Published Writing

 
Head of Young Bacchus. Getty Villa. Public Domain.

Head of Young Bacchus. Getty Villa. Public Domain.

Ultraviolet Concrete: Dionysos and the Ecstatic Play of Aesthetic Experience

Dissertation in fulfillment of PhD from Pacifica Graduate Institute, 2019

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Un Doux Squa

Creative essay recounting artist Benjamin Turner’s art-dining project Squamuglia, 2017

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Ghede Made Erzulie Cry: Reflections of Excess, Love, Death and Eroticism

…in Vodoun Myth and Possession, as Guided by Georges Bataille. Published in Luvah: Journal of the Creative Imagination, 2014

Conference Papers:

  • Ultraviolet Concrete: Dionysos, Dennis Hopper, and the Ecstatic Play of Aesthetic Experience - Art and Psyche Conference IV: The Illuminated Imagination in Santa Barbara, CA, 2019

  • Dionysos: Otherwordly God of Revealing and Re-Veiling - International Association of Comparative Mythology Conference in Edinburgh, Scotland, 2017

  • The Everyday Ecstatic God-Man: Dionysos and Dennis Hopper - Popular Culture Association of America Annual Conference in Seattle, WA, 2016