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  • Contributors

Judith Butler is Maxine Elliot Professor in the Departments of Rhetoric and Comparative Literature at the University of California, Berkeley, and is the author of numerous works on philosophy and feminist and queer theory. She is currently working on a set of essays engaged with grievable and ungrievable lives, war, politics, and the suspension of civil liberties.

Stephen Dougherty teaches English at Elizabethtown Community College in Elizabethtown, Kentucky.

Mark Hansen teaches in the English department at Princeton University. He is the author of Embodying Technesis: Technology beyond Writing (2000) and New Philosophy for New Media (2004). He is currently at work on Becoming-Human, an ethics of the posthuman, and Fiction after Television, a study of the novel in the age of digital convergence.

Alexander E. Hooke teaches philosophy at Villa Julie College. He is the editor of an ethics text, Virtuous Persons, Vicious Deeds (1999), and coeditor of Encounters with Alphonso Lingis (2003). Recent articles have been on Nietzsche and Foucault, and he is currently working on a project about strange silences.

Ernesto Laclau is Professor of Politics at the University of Essex, UK, and Professor of Comparative Literature at the State University of New York, Buffalo.

Denise Riley teaches at the University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK.