Colin Jager

Colin Jager is Associate Professor of the Department of English at Rutgers University. He is the author of The Book of God: Secularization and Design in the Romantic Era (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2007); the editor of a volume for Romantic Circles on "Secularism, Cosmopolitanism, and Romanticism." He is the recipient of an ACLS Fellowship and has been the co-director of the "Mind and Culture" working group at the Rutgers Center for Cultural Analysis. Recent essays include “Shelley After Atheism,” (Studies in Romanticism, Winter 2010); “Literary Enchantment and Literary Opposition from Hume to Scott,” Secular Faiths, ed. Vincent Lloyd and Elliot Ratzman (Cascade Books, 2010); “This Detail, This History: Charles Taylor’s Romanticism,” Varieties of Secularism in a Secular Age, ed. Michael Warner, Jonathan VanAntwerpen, and Craig Calhoun (Harvard University Press, 2010); “The Demands of the Day,” Pedagogy, 10:1, (2010), and "After the Secular: The Subject of Romanticism," Public Culture 18.2 (2006).