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Sze Wei Ang is assistant professor in the Department of Comparative Literature at the University of Hong Kong. Previously she was a Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Comparative Literature at UCLA, where she taught classes on questions of race, religion, ethics, and the nation-state within the areas of Asian American and South East Asian Studies. She has begun working on a book manuscript that traces how ethical claims converge or diverge within comparative multicultural contexts.

J. Kameron Carter is Associate Professor of Theology at Duke Divinity School and is a member of the Graduate Faculty of Religion at Duke University. His work is situated at the interdisciplinary crossroads of theological and religious studies and critical theory. He is the author of Race: A Theological Account (Oxford University Press, 2008) and is currently writing a book on political theology and another on the religious dimensions of black globality and transnationalism.

Rodolphe Gasché is SUNY Distinguished Professor & Eugenio Donato [End Page 253] Professor of Comparative Literature at the State University of New York at Buffalo. He is the author of several books, including The Tain of the Mirror: Derrida and the Philosophy of Reflection (Harvard University Press, 1986), Inventions of Difference: On Jacques Derrida (Harvard, 1994), The Wild Card of Reading: On Paul de Man (Harvard, 1998), Of Minimal Things: Studies on the Notion of Relation (Stanford University Press, 1999), The Idea of Form: Rethinking Kant's Aesthetics (Stanford 2003), Views and Interviews: On "Deconstruction" in America (The Davies Group, 2006), The Honor of Thinking: Critique, Theory, Philosophy (Stanford 2007), Europe, or The Infinite Task: A Study of a Philosophical Concept (Stanford 2009), and most recently The Stelliferous Fold: Toward a Virtual Law of Literature's Self-Formation (Fordham University Press, 2011).

Suzanne Guerlac is Professor of Modern French Studies at UC Berkeley. Her most recent books are Thinking in Time, An Introduction to Henri Bergson (Columbia University Press, 2006) and a volume of essays coedited with Pheng Cheah, Derrida and the Time of the Political (Duke University Press, 2008).

Rajiv C. Krishnan teaches twentieth-century poetry at the English and Foreign Languages University, Hyderabad, India. He is currently working on a book on interarts relationships in the West.

David Marriott lives in San Francisco and teaches in the History of Consciousness department at the University of California, Santa Cruz. Recent publications include The Bloods (Shearsman Books, 2011) and Haunted Life: Visual Culture and Black Modernity (Rutgers University Press, 2007).

Adam Morris is a PhD candidate in Spanish and Portuguese literature in the Department of Iberian & Latin American Cultures at Stanford University.

Michael Naas is Professor of Philosophy at DePaul University in Chicago. He works in the areas of Ancient Greek Philosophy and Contemporary French Philosophy. He is the author of Turning: From Persuasion to Philosophy—A [End Page 254] Reading of Homer's Iliad (Humanities Press, 1995), Taking on the Tradition: Jacques Derrida and the Legacies of Deconstruction (Stanford University Press, 2003), Derrida From Now On (Fordham University Press, 2008), and Miracle and Machine: Jacques Derrida and the Two Sources of Religion, Science, and the Media (Fordham, 2012). He is also the coeditor of Jacques Derrida's The Work of Mourning (University of Chicago Press, 2001) and cotranslator, with Pascale-Anne Brault, of several works by Derrida, including The Other Heading (Indiana University Press, 1992), Memoirs of the Blind (University of Chicago Press, 1993), Adieu—to Emmanuel Levinas (Stanford, 1999), Rogues (Stanford, 2005), and Learning to Live Finally (Melville House, 2007). He also coedits of The Oxford Literary Review.

Pablo Oyarzún R., philosopher, essayist, art critic, and translator, is Ordinary Professor of Philosophy and Aesthetics at the University of Chile and Associate Professor of Metaphysics at the Pontifical Catholic University of Chile; he is also the director of the Central Research Seminar at the Art Institute of the Catholic University of Valparaíso. Since 2003 he has been the Dean of the Faculty of Arts at the University of Chile. He is currently Director of the Bicentennial Initiative, a project for the development of the Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences, and Director of the Philosophy Doctorate (Aesthetics and Theory of Art) at the same university. He...


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