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  • Contributors

Geoffrey Bennington is Asa G. Candler Professor of Modern French Thought at Emory Unversity. He is author of a dozen books in philosophy and theory, and is currently translating Derrida and working on a book of deconstructive political philosophy.

Pheng Cheah is Professor in the Department of Rhetoric at the University of California, Berkeley. He is the author of Spectral Nationality: Passages of Freedom from Kant to Postcolonial Literatures of Liberation (2003) and Inhuman Conditions: On Cosmopolitanism and Human Rights (2006).

Jonathan Culler teaches English and Comparative Literature at Cornell and is the author of On Deconstruction, The Literary in Theory, and other books on critical theory.

Samir Haddad is Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Fordham University. He has published several articles on Derrida’s political writings and is currently completing a manuscript entitled Derrida’s Inheritance of Democracy.

Martin Hägglund is a Junior Fellow in the Harvard Society of Fellows. His most recent book is Radical Atheism: Derrida and the Time of Life (Stanford UP, 2008), which is the subject of a special issue of CR: The New Centennial Review (Spring 2009). His website is maintained at .

Peggy Kamuf is Professor of French and Comparative Literature at the University of Southern California. She is one of the primary English translators of the works of Derrida and is the author of Book of Addresses (2005).

Richard Klein teaches French at Cornell and has written articles on Nuclear Criticism in Diacritics and elsewhere.

Ernesto Laclau is Emeritus Professor at the University of Essex, UK, and Distinguished Professor in Humanities and Rhetorical Studies at Northwestern University. He is also honorary director of the Centro para el analisis del discurso y de las identidades sociopoliticas at the Universidad Nacional de San Martin, Argentina.

Michael G. Levine is Associate Professor of German at Rutgers University. He is the author of Writing through Repression: Literature, Censorship, Psychoanalysis (Johns Hopkins UP, 1996) and is currently completing a study of Benjamin, Kafka, Celan, and Büchner under contract with Fordham University Press.

Avital Ronell is completing a nine-event cycle at the Centre Pompidou, which began as a “rencontre” with Werner Herzog. Her book Fighting Theory is forthcoming.

Henry Sussman is visiting Professor, Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures, Yale University. His forthcoming book is Around the Book: Literacy and Systems (Fordham University Press, 2010).

Samuel Weber is Avalon Professor of Humanities at Northwestern University and Director of the Paris Program in Critical Theory.

David Wills is professor of French and English at SUNY-Albany. He is the author, most recently, of Dorsality: Thinking Back through Technology and Politics, and translator of Derrida’s The Animal That Therefore I Am. [End Page 3]



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