Ian Hornsby

Senior Lecturer in Critical and Cultural Theory Department of Theatre and Art


Critical and Cultural Theory, PhD Supervisor, Comic Studies, Romanticism

Ian is Senior Lecturer in Critical and Cultural Theory at the University of Chichester, UK. He is also a comic book writer and artist who specialises in creating sequential graphic works that address ‘complex ideas’ in new and digestible ways.

1995 – 1998 MPhil: University College Chichester/University of Southampton, (On Quality, A Philosophical Investigation into the writings of Robert M. Pirsig). 1991 – 1994 BA (Hons): West Sussex Institute of Higher Education, English & Related Arts (2:1)

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  1. Hornsby, Ian (2017) Emergence and Things in Themselves: An Oblique Offering. In: Holism: Possibilities and Problems Conference, 8-10 September 2017, University of Essex. (Unpublished)
  2. Hornsby, Ian (2017) An Oblique Offering: Emergence and Things In Themselves. [Artefact]
  3. Hornsby, Ian (2006) Graphic Novel Sophist. In: PCA/ACA Conference, 12-16th April 2006, Atlanta Georgia USA. (Unpublished)
  4. Hornsby, Ian (2004) The dynamics of imagination and the expanding universe: Science and nature as metaphor in Bachelard’s reading of Lautréamont’s Maldoror. In: Cross-Fertilisations: Literature, Science and Nature, 16-18 July 2004, University College Chichester. (Unpublished)
  5. Hornsby, Ian (2008) The Sophist The Goddess and the Void. In: UCC Art and Humanities Conference, 5 March 2008, University College Chichester. (Unpublished)
  6. Hornsby, Ian (2010) Art and Politics 'to come'. In: Chichester University Arts and Humanities Research papers, 10 March 2010, University of Chichester. (Unpublished)
  7. Hornsby, Ian (1998) On Quality (A critical reading of Robert M. Pirsig's Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance and Lila). Masters thesis, Southampton University.
  8. Hornsby, Ian (2000) A Baedeker to the Fake & The Eight Veils of ‘Quality’: (A reading of Robert M. Pirsig’s Aesthetic). In: Bursary Presentation, 7 February 2000, University College Chichester. (Unpublished)
  9. Hornsby, Ian (2006) Introducing Anarchy. University of Chichester. (Unpublished)
  10. Hornsby, Ian (2017) Artists Website. [Artefact]