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Krzysztof Ziarek

Dr. Krzysztof Ziarek

Professor, Chair
Office: 638 Clemens Hall
Office Hours:  By appointment
Phone: 645-0858

Professor Krzysztof Ziarek joined the faculty of Comparative Literature in spring 2004. Professor Ziarek did his doctoral studies in the University at Buffalo’s English Department.

Krzysztof Ziarek teaches 20th-century comparative literature, especially contemporary poetry and poetics, aesthetics, philosophy and literature, and literary theory. He is the author of Inflected Language: Toward a Hermeneutics of Nearness, The Historicity of Experience: Modernity, the Avant-Garde, and the Event. His newest work, /The Force of Art/ was published in 2004 by Stanford
University Press.

Prof. Ziarek has also published numerous essays on Coolidge, Stein, Stevens, Heidegger, Benjamin, Irigaray, and Levinas, and co-edited a collection of essays, Future Crossings: Literature Between Philosophy and Cultural Studies. A volume of his poems in Polish, Zaimejlowane z Polski, was published in 2000. He has won NEH and ACLS fellowships.

His latest book, Language after Heidegger, is forthcoming in the Studies in Continental Thought series from Indiana University Press.

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KZ Inflected Lang