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Bart Eeckhout

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Over Bart Eeckhout

Bart Eeckhout is specialized in the writings of the American modernist poet Wallace Stevens. He has published Wallace Stevens and the Limits of Reading and Writing (University of Missouri Press, 2002), edited Wallace Stevens across the Atlantic (with Edward Ragg; Palgrave Macmillan, 2008), Wallace Stevens, New York, and Modernism (with Lisa Goldfarb; Routledge, 2012), as well as several thematic issues of The Wallace Stevens Journal ("International Perspectives on Wallace Stevens"; "Wallace Stevens and British Literature"; "Stevens and the Everyday"; "Helen Vendler's Stevens"). Since 2011 he has been Editor of The Wallace Stevens Journal, an election that occurred simultaneously with the journal's transition to the Johns Hopkins University Press, where it has joined Project MUSE. Eeckhout has coorganized several international conferences on Stevens (in Oxford, New York, and Antwerp) and is an Officer of the Wallace Stevens Society. Two volumes of Stevens translations into Dutch are forthcoming and he also supervises two doctoral dissertations on the poet, one in Antwerp (Lesley Janssen) and one in Stockholm (Gül Bilge Han).

Eeckhout's other main research emphasis is interdisciplinary LGBT/queer studies. As an LGBT activist (see çavaria) he constantly seeks to stimulate collaboration between the worlds of activism and academia. Within academia he collaborates closely with colleagues in the history department (Henk de Smaele) and media studies (Alexander Dhoest). Individually or collectively, he supervises various doctoral dissertations in the field, with topics ranging from the underrated lesbian writer Rebecca Brown (Lies Xhonneux; diss. defended April 2013) to online LGBT self-representations in Poland and Turkey (Lukasz Szulc; diss. defended February 2015), a comparative study of the correlation between gender deviance and homonegativity in the Netherlands and Flanders (Tim Savenije), gender aspects in the theory of interior design (Inge Somers), and the role of music in the construction of LGBT subcultures and identities in Antwerp (Robbe Herreman and Marion Wasserbauer).

Eeckhout's third main research background is in interdisciplinary urban studies, including the correlation between literature and architecture. He is a member of the steering group of the Urban Studies Institute at the University of Antwerp. As a member of the Ghent Urban Studies Team (GUST) he has previously coedited two books in urban studies and published widely on urban topics in literary-critical, sociological, architectural, and cultural studies journals. His principal research focus in this regard has long been the city that never sleeps, New York, where he has studied (Columbia University), taught as a guest lecturer (Fordham University & the Gallatin School of NYU), and stayed as a research fellow (NYU).

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Publicaties in de kijker

Eeckhout Bart, Gerber Natalie, Goldfarb Lisa. Helen Vendlers Stevens
The Wallace Stevens journal: special issue ; 38:2--Baltimore, Md, Johns Hopkins University Press(2014),
http://hdl.handle.net/10067/1208270151162165141
Eeckhout Bart. Wallace Stevens's modernist melodies
Texas studies in literature and language-issn 0040-4691-55(2013),p. 53-71
http://hdl.handle.net/10067/1063000151162165141
Eeckhout Bart, Ragg Edward. Wallace Stevens and British literature
-Potsdam, N.Y., The Wallace Stevens Society(2006),
http://hdl.handle.net/10067/572600151162165141
Eeckhout Bart, Galvin Rachel. Stevens and the everyday
The Wallace Stevens journal : special issue ; 36:1--Baltimore, Md, Johns Hopkins University Press(2012),
http://hdl.handle.net/10067/1011970151162165141
Eeckhout Bart. Stevens and philosophy
The Cambridge companion to Wallace Stevens-isbn 978-0-521-84956-2-Cambridge, Cambridge University Press(2007),
http://hdl.handle.net/10067/644460151162165141
Eeckhout Bart. Wallace Stevens and the limits of reading and writing
isbn 0-8262-1427-4-Columbia, Mo., University of Missouri Press(2002),
Eeckhout Bart, Janssen Lesley. Making the visible a little hard to see : D.J. Waldie's aesthetic challenge to American urban studies in Holy Land : a suburban memoir
Anglia: Zeitschrift für englische Philologie-issn 0340-5222-132(2014),p. 78-97
http://hdl.handle.net/10067/1187200151162165141
Eeckhout Bart. The "Disneyfication" of Times Square: back to the future?
Critical perspectives on urban redevelopment / Fox, Gotham Kevin [edit.]-isbn 0-7623-0541-X-New York, Elsevier Science Press(2001),
Eeckhout Bart. Queer in Belgium : ignorance, goodwill, compromise
Queer in Europe : contemporary case studies / Downing, Lisa [edit.]; e.a.-isbn 978-1-4094-0464-4-Farnham, Ashgate(2011),
http://hdl.handle.net/10067/937780151162165141
Eeckhout Bart, Goldfarb Lisa. Wallace Stevens and W. H. Auden
The Wallace Stevens journal ; 37,2--Baltimore, Md, Johns Hopkins University Press(2014),
http://hdl.handle.net/10067/1195680151162165141
Borghs Paul, Eeckhout Bart. LGB rights in Belgium, 1999-2007: a historical survey of a velvet revolution
International journal of law, policy and the family-issn 1360-9939-(2009),p. 1-28
http://hdl.handle.net/10067/797710151162165141
Eeckhout Bart, Paternotte David. A paradise for LGBT rights? The paradox of Belgium
Journal of homosexuality-issn 0091-8369-58(2011),p. 1058-1084
http://hdl.handle.net/10067/936790151162165141
Goldfarb Lisa, Eeckhout Bart. Wallace Stevens, New York, and Modernism
isbn 978-0-415-89910-9-New York, N.Y., Routledge(2012),
http://hdl.handle.net/10067/1011940151162165141
Eeckhout Bart, [et al.] . Post ex sub dis: urban fragmentations and constructions
isbn 978-90-6450-478-5-Rotterdam, 010(2002),
Eeckhout Bart. English architectural landscapes and metonymy in Hollinghurst's The Stranger's Child
CLCWeb: comparative literature and culture: a WWWeb journal-issn 1481-4374-14(2012),p. 1-11
http://hdl.handle.net/10067/1053820151162165141
Eeckhout Bart, Ragg Edward. Wallace Stevens across the Atlantic
isbn 978-0-230-53584-8-Basingstoke, Palgrave Macmillan(2008),
http://hdl.handle.net/10067/740040151162165141
Eeckhout Bart. International perspectives on Wallace Stevens
-Potsdam, N.Y., The Wallace Stevens Society(2001),
Eeckhout Bart, [et al.] . The urban condition: space, community, and self in the contemporary metropolis
isbn 7-5084-2530-8-s.l., China Water Power Press(2005),
http://hdl.handle.net/10067/572650151162165141
Keunen Bart, Eeckhout Bart. Literature and society: the function of literary sociology in comparative literature
New comparative poetics , 2-isbn 90-5201-950-9-Brussels, PIE-Lang(2001),
Eeckhout Bart, [et al.] . The urban condition: space, community, and self in the contemporary metropolis
-Rotterdam, 010(1999),

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