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Emmanuel Alloa (PhD Sorbonne/FU Berlin) is Research Leader in Philosophy at the University of St. Gallen and has held Visiting Professorships in various European and Latin American universities. His research has its main focus in Continental philosophy on the one side and Aesthetics on the other. Among his book publications: La résistance du sensible. Merleau-Ponty critique de la transparence (2nd edition 2014; Spanish translation 2009, Chinese 2017, English 2017) and Das durchscheinende Bild. Konturen einer medialen Phänomenologie (2011). He currently works on a project on the limits of political and moral transparency.

Rok Benčin is a Research Fellow at the Institute of Philosophy, Research Centre of the Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts (ZRC SAZU) and an Assistant Professor at the Postgraduate School ZRC SAZU. He is on the editorial board of the journal Filozofski vestnik. His publications focus on the relations between ontology, aesthetics and politics in 20th-century philosophy (Heidegger, Adorno, Deleuze) and contemporary authors (especially Jacques Rancière and Alain Badiou).

Angela Carr is a writer who lives in New York City, where she is employed as a lecturer at The New School. In addition to her critical writing and translation, she is the author of three books of poetry, most recently Here in There.

T. Hugh Crawford, author of Modernism, Medicine, and William Carlos Williams and former editor of Configurations, is an Associate Professor in the School of Literature, Media, and Communication at the Georgia Institute of Technology where he teaches American Literature and the Literature of Walking.

Eran Dorfman (PhD University of Paris XII, 2005) is an associate professor in the Department of Literature, Tel Aviv University, and a former Directeur de programme at the Collège International de Philosophie, Paris. He specializes in Continental philosophy, phenomenology and psychoanalysis, and is the author of Foundations of the Everyday: Shock, Deferral, Repetition (Rowman & Littlefield International, 2014); Learning to See the World Anew: Merleau-Ponty Facing the Lacanian Mirror (Phaenomenologica series, Springer, 2007, in French); and the co-editor of Sexuality and Psychoanalysis: Philosophical Criticisms (Leuven University Press, 2010). [End Page 204]

Martin Paul Eve is Professor of Literature, Technology and Publishing at Birkbeck, University of London. He holds a PhD from the University of Sussex and is the author of four monographs.

Michael Krimper is a PhD candidate in the Department of Comparative Literature at New York University, where he is completing a dissertation on the problems of work and inoperativity in postwar literature, especially in French and English language texts. His research more broadly focuses on the intersection of poetics and politics in transnational modernisms.

Jason Rhys Parry received his PhD in the Department of Comparative Literature at Binghamton University. Working at the intersection of literature, architecture, and geopolitics, Jason’s research has been supported by grants and fellowships from ZEIT-Stiftung, the University of the Arctic, and the Forum Transregionale Studien. He is the writer and curator of the website Signal Boundary.

Laurence M. Porter was one of the founding members of the Nineteenth-Century French Studies conference and journal in the U.S. He has published a dozen books and 150 articles on a range of subjects and authors. He has received an NEH Senior Fellowship, and the Distinguished Faculty Award from Michigan State University, where he taught from 1963–2009. He currently does guest teaching and mentoring at Oberlin College and continues to publish actively.

Liran Razinsky is a senior lecturer in the program for Hermeneutics and Cultural Studies at Bar Ilan University, Israel, working on French and comparative literature, French Thought and psychoanalytic theory. He has published Freud, Psychoanalysis and Death (Cambridge University Press, 2013), co-edited Writing the Holocaust Today: Critical Perspectives on The Kindly Ones (Rodopi, 2012), and recently edited a special issue of Yale French Studies on Semprun. He has written on Bataille, Jonathan Littell, Maupassant, Albert Cohen, Leiris, Khoury, Semprun and Freud. His current research project is “Fantasies of Self-Representation: From Classical Autobiography to the Digital Age.”

Travis Wilds is Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of French and Italian at the University of Twin Cities-Minnesota. He is currently completing his first book, Empire of Exactitude, on the...


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