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William Watkin
William Watkin is Professor of Contemporary Literature and Philosophy at Brunel University, West London.  He is the author of In the Process of Poetry: The New York School and the Avant-Garde, On Mourning: Theories of Loss in Modern Literature, The Literary Agamben: Adventures on Logopoiesis, Agamben and Indifference: A Critical Overview (Rowman and Littlefield International, 2014) and a forthcoming two-volume study of Alain Badiou’s Being and Event project.  He is currently writing a book on innovations in violence as a tool for the distribution of power at the global and local levels.

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Uneasy Lies the Head

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June 2015

William Watkin

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June 2015

Last October I was standing in my kitchen, waiting for espresso to trickle from the spout of our imposing machine. I kept glancing out...

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March 2017

Initiation

Guadalupe Nettel

TR. Rosalind Harvey

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March 2017

Aside from its absence of windows, my apartment is a mausoleum which bestows an epic dimension upon the important...

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April 2013

How to be an Astronaut

J. D. A. Winslow

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April 2013

I am standing in front of a room full of people reading out a story. The room is dark....

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September 2015

Immigrant Freedoms

Benjamin Markovits

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September 2015

My grandmother, known to us all as Mutti, caught one of the last trains out of Gotenhafen before the...

 

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