Centre for Media Research




Dr Robert Porter

Lecturer in Cultural and Political Theory

About Dr Porter

Robert Porter joined University of Ulster in 2003 as a researcher and then moved to a lectureship in 2005. After reading Politics and Scholastic Philosophy (BA, Queens University Belfast), he then pursued a research degree in Contemporary European Philosophy and Political Theory (PhD, Queens University Belfast).

Research Fields

Since finishing his doctoral work at Queens University Belfast, Robert has been particularly interested in the problem of how political ideas are ideologically reproduced in and through cultural and aesthetic forms of various sorts (for example; film, the novel, language, architecture, urban development, painting).

Contact Details

Office I149
+44 (0)28 7012 4974
r.porter@ulster.ac.uk

Books Authored

Number of items: 3.

Porter, Robert and Mackenzie, Iain (2011) Dramatizing the Political: Deleuze and Guattari. Palgrave Macmillan. Basingstoke. 192 pp ISBN 0230580718

Porter, Robert (2009) Deleuze and Guattari: Aesthetics and Politics. University of Wales. 136 pp ISBN 978-0-708321591

Porter, Robert (2006) Ideology: Contemporary Social, Political and Cultural Theory. University of Wales Press. 162 pp ISBN 0-7083-1865-7

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Books Edited

Number of items: 1.

Porter, Robert, Mackenzie, Iain and Dillet, Benoit, eds. (2013) The Edinburgh Companion to Poststructuralism. Edinburgh. 546 pp. Edinburgh University Press. ISBN ISBN 978 0 7486 4122 2 (hardback)

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Articles

Number of items: 6.

Porter, Robert and Mackenzie, Iain (2017) Drama out of a Crisis?; Poststructuralism and the Politics of Everyday Life.. Political Studies Review, 1. pp. 10-25.

Porter, Robert (2011) Dramatization as Method in Political Theory. Contemporary Political Theory, 18 (3). pp. 400-418.

Porter, Robert (2011) The Problem with Dramatic Events. MonoKL, 4 (1). pp. 302-325.

Porter, Robert (2010) ‘Cliches, Slogans, Ideology’. Social Semiotics, 20 (3). pp. 232-245.

Porter, Robert (2007) Habermas in Pleasantville: Cinema as Political Critique. Contemporary Political Theory, 13 (2). pp. 405-418.

Porter, Robert (2003) Habermas and the Pragmatics of Communication: Towards a Deleuze-Guattarian Critique. Social Semiotics, 13 (2). pp. 129-145.

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Book Sections

Number of items: 11.

Porter, Robert (2017) Between Dramatization and Schizoanalysis: The Politics of Artistic Experimentation. In: Deleuze and the Schizoanalysis of Politics. (Eds: Svirsky, Marcelo), Bloomsbury, London, pp. 15-35. ISBN 9781472529633

Porter, Robert (2016) EVENTAL APPROACHES TO THE STUDY OF EVENTS. In: Approaches and Methods in Events Studies. Routledge, London, pp. 25 -45. ISBN 0415809932

Porter, Robert (2015) The Drama of Schizoanalysis: On Deleuze and Guattari’s Method of Dramatization. In: Deleuze and the Schizoanalysis of Literature. (Eds: Buchanan, Ian), Bloomsbury, London, pp. 43-60. ISBN 978-1-47252-354-9

Porter, Robert, Mackenzie, Iain and Dillet, Benoit (2013) Conclusion: Poststructuralism Today?. In: The Edinburgh Companion to Poststructuralism. Edinburgh University Press, pp. 507-526. ISBN ISBN 978 0 7486 4122 2 (hardback)

Porter, Robert, Mackenzie, Iain and Dillet, Benoit (2013) Introduction. In: The Edinburgh Companion to Poststructuralism. (Eds: Porter, Robert, Mackenzie, Iain and Dillet, Benoit), Edinburgh University Press, Edinburgh, pp. 1-19. ISBN ISBN 978 0 7486 4122 2 (hardback)

Jewesbury, Daniel and Porter, Robert (2010) On Broadway. In: The Centrifugal Book of Europe. (Eds: Jewesbury, Daniel), Centrifugal, Belfast, pp. 34-53. ISBN 978-09556395-1-7

Porter, Robert and Ramsey, Phil (2010) Ideology. In: The Encyclopedia of Political Theory. (Eds: Bevir, Mark), Sage, London, pp. 682-685. ISBN ISBN: 9781412958653

Porter, Robert (2010) On Broadway. In: The Centrifugal Book of Europe. (Eds: Jewesbury, Daniel), Centrifugal Publishing, pp. 25-49. ISBN 978-09556395-1-7

Porter, Robert (2005) Ideology. In: Political Concepts: A Reader and a Guide. (Eds: Mackenzie, Iain), Edinburgh University Press, pp. 325-345. ISBN forthcoming

Porter, Robert (2003) A World Beyond Ideology?. In: Ideology After Poststructuralism. (Eds: Mackenzie, Iain), Pluto, pp. 43-63. ISBN 074531807

Porter, Robert (2003) The singularity of the political. In: Politics and Post-structuralism: An Introduction. (Eds: Finlayson, Alan), Edinburgh University Press, pp. 193-205. ISBN 0748612963

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