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Jane Bennett is professor of political science at Goucher College and a Coordinating Editor of Theory & Event. Her new book is entitled The Enchantments of Contemporary Life: Crossings, Energetics, and Ethics. She can be reached at

Judith Butler is Maxine Elliot Professor in the Departments of Rhetoric and Comparative Literature and Chair of the Department of Rhetoric at the University of California at Berkeley. She is the author of Subjects of Desire: Hegelian Reflections in Twentieth-Century France (Columbia University Press, 1987); Gender Trouble: Feminism and the Subversion of Identity (Routledge, 1990); Bodies that Matter: On the Discursive Limits of ‘Sex’ (Routledge, 1993); The Psychic Life of Power: Theories in Subjection (Stanford University Press, 1997) and Excitable Speech: A Politics of the Performative (Routledge, 1997). Her book, Antigone’s Claim: Kinship Between Life and Death will be published by Columbia University Press in 2000.

William Chaloupka co-edits Theory & Event with Tom Dumm, who despite his disclaimers does most of the real work. Chaloupka teaches at the University of Montana. His most recent book was Everybody Knows: Cynicism in America (University of Minnesota Press, 1999). He can be reached at

Bill Connolly teaches political theory at Johns Hopkins University where he is Professor and Chair of the political science department. His most recent books are The Ethos of Pluralization and Why I Am Not A Secularist. He is currently working on a study entitled The Texture of Thinking: Neurophysiology, Cinematic Culture and Micropolitics.

Ingrid Creppell is Assistant Professor of Political Science at George Washington University. She has published articles in the Archives Europeennes De Sociologie and in Political Theory. She is currently writing a book on issues of toleration and identity in early modern Europe. She can be reached at

Thom Kuehls is associate professor of political science at Weber State University. He is currently working on the issues of democracy and multiculturalism in American political thought.

Konrad Gar-Yeu Ng is a doctoral student in the Department of Political Science at the University of Hawai’i at Manoa.

Mark E. Warren teaches political theory at Georgetown University in Washington, DC. He is author of Nietzsche and Political Thought (MIT Press), Democracy and Association (Princeton University Press, forthcoming), as well as articles and book chapters in the areas of democratic theory and continental political thought. He recently edited Democracy and Trust (Cambridge University Press). He can be reached at

Stephen K. White teaches political theory at Virginia Tech and is the editor of the journal “Political Theory.” His book, “Sustaining Affirmation: The Strengths of Weak Ontology in Contemporary Political Theory,” (Princeton University Press) will appear late this summer.

Eric Wilson is a doctoral candidate in philosophy at Emory University, Atlanta. He is currently working on the theory of self-consciousness in Kant and German Idealism, as well as the critiques of this theory leveled by Adorno, Benjamin and psychoanalysis. He received his M.A. in philosophy from Duquesne University in 1999.


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