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Jeffrey Tarr

Jeffrey Tarr

Adjunct Instructor Department of Performing Arts

Jeffrey Tarr has been on the voice faculty at AU since 2008. He holds a Master's degree in Vocal Performance from the Peabody Conservatory of the Johns Hopkins University. He is a regular singer with many notable classical music institutions including the Washington National Opera, the Vocal Arts Society and the Cathedral Choral Society.


Master of Music (MM) in Vocal Performance from Peabody Conservatory BA in Music Performance from Tennessee Temple University

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Area of Expertise:

Paranoia and conspiracy theories in contemporary American culture; literary theory; psychoanalytic theory; French literature of the ninteenth century

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Peter Starr is a renowned scholar in the fields of French literature and literary theory and an expert on paranoia and conspiracy theories in contemporary American culture. He recently completed version 1.0 of We the Paranoid, a Web-based multimedia "book" examining how and why conspiracy theories have developed and taken root in American culture during the past two decades. His best-known research examines how literary, theoretical, and filmic texts bear the traces of significant traumatic events in the cultures from which they spring. His book Logics of Failed Revolt: French Theory After May '68 (Stanford University Press, 1995) studies the strategically central role played by a constellation of commonplace "explanations" for the necessary failure of revolutionary action within French theoretical discourse of the late 1960s and early 1970s. A second book by Starr, Commemorating Trauma: The Paris Commune and Its Cultural Aftermath (Fordham University Press, 2006), shows how the enactment of confusion in novels, histories, and films effectively parried the specific traumas of the so-called Terrible Year of 1870-1871.

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