Contributions: Gil Anidjar
Gil Anidjar is Associate Professor of Middle Eastern Studies and Religion at Columbia
University. He is the author of: Semites: Race, Religion, Literature (2008); The Jew, the Arab: A History of the Enemy (2003); and Our Place in al-Andalus’: Kabbalah, Philosophy, Literature in Arab Jewish Letters (2002)..
Contributions: Étienne Balibar
Étienne Balibar is Professor Emeritus of Moral and Political Philosophy at Université de Paris X-Nanterre; Distinguished Professor of Humanities at the University of California, Irvine; and Visiting Professor of French at Columbia University. His many books in English include Citizen Subject: Foundations for Philosophical Anthropology (Fordham, 2016), Violence and Civility: On the Limits of Political Philosophy (Columbia, 2016); Equaliberty: Political Essays (Duke, 2014); We, the People of Europe? Reflections on Transnational Citizenship (Princeton, 2003); Politics and the Other Scene (Verso, 2002); Masses, Classes, Ideas: Studies on Politics and Philosophy before and after Marx (Routledge, 1994), and two important co-authored books, Race, Nation, Class: Ambiguous Identities (with Immanuel Wallerstein; Verso, 1988) and Reading Capital: The Complete Edition (with Louis Althusser and others; Verso, 2016).
Contributions: J. M. Bernstein
J. M. Bernstein is University Distinguished Professor of Philosophy at the New School for Social Research. His writings include The Fate of Art: Aesthetic Alienation from Kant to Derrida and Adorno (1992), Recovering Ethical Life: Jürgen Habermas and the Future of Critical Theory (1995), Adorno: Disenchantment and Ethics (2002), and Against Voluptuous Bodies: Late Modernism and the Meaning of Painting (2006). His most recent book is Torture and Dignity: An Essay on Moral Injury (2015). He is working on a manuscript with the tentative title Human Rights: On the Foundations of Ecological Socialism, from which the essay in this volume is drawn.
Contributions: Akeel Bilgrami
Contributions: Jean L. Cohen
Contributions: Joan Copjec
Contributions: Stathis Gourgouris
Stathis Gourgouris is Professor of Comparative Literature and Society at Columbia University. He is author of Dream Nation: Enlightenment, Colonization, and the Institution of Modern Greece; Does Literature Think?: Literature as Theory for an Antimythical Era; Lessons in Secular Criticism; and Ενδεχομένως αταξίες (Contingent Disorders). His most recent book is The Perils of the One.
Contributions: Andreas Kalyvas
Contributions: Jacques Lezra
Jacques Lezra is Professor in the Department of Hispanic Studies at the University of California, Riverside. His most recent publications are República salvaje (2019), On the Nature of Marx’s Things (2018), Untranslating Machines: A Genealogy for the Ends of Global Thought (2017), and Contra todos los fueros de la muerte
Contributions: Adi Ophir
Adi Ophir is a Visiting Professor at the Cogut Institute for the Humanities at Brown University and Professor Emeritus at Tel Aviv University. Among his recent works are Goy: Israel’s Multiple Others and the Birth of the Gentile, coauthored with Ishay Rosen-Zvi (Oxford University Press, 2018); Divine Violence: Two Essays on God and Disaster (Van Leer Institute, 2013); and The One-State Condition (coauthored with Ariella Azoulay; Stanford University Press 2012).
Contributions: Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak
Contributions: Ann Laura Stoler
Ann Laura Stoler is Willy Brandt Distinguished University Professor of Anthropology and Historical Studies at The New School for Social Research, Founding Director of its Institute for Critical Social Inquiry since 2014, and one of the founding editors of Political Concepts: A Critical Lexicon. Her books include Race and the Education of Desire (1995), Carnal Knowledge and Imperial Power (2002), Along the Archival Grain (2009), and Duress (2016).