Academic Profile : Faculty

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Asst Prof Christopher Peter Trigg
Assistant Chair (Graduate Education), School of Humanities
Assistant Professor, School of Humanities
Christopher Trigg is an Assistant Professor in the Division of English. He received a PhD in English and an MA in Medieval Studies from the University of Toronto. He also holds an MA in Anglo-Saxon, Norse and Celtic from the University of Cambridge. His research explores religion in American literature, culture, and politics, with a special focus on the colonial period. His first monograph, To Walk the Earth Again: The Politics of Resurrection in Early America, is forthcoming in January 2023 with Oxford University Press.
Religion and Literature; Religion in Colonial America; Millennialism; Secularism
  • The Quick and the Dead: Resurrection Theology and the Future of Human Mortality