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Faculty: Kenneth J. Surin  

Kenneth J. Surin
Title: Professor Emeritus
Office Location: 101F Science Building, Duke East Campus, Durham, NC 27708
Office Phone: (919) 684-4364
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  • Ph.D., University of Birmingham (United Kingdom), 1977
  • B.A., University of Reading (United Kingdom), 1972

Research Interests:  

(Ph.D. Birmingham, England, 1977) is Professor of Literature and Professor of Religion and Critical Theory. He trained initially as an analytical philosopher. His teaching areas include anglophone literatures outside England, philosophy (both analytical and continental), critical theory, marxism, state theory, and international political economy.

Recent Publications   (More Publications)

Articles in a Journal

  • Surin, K. "Mao's "on contradiction," mao-hegel/mao-deleuze." Clcweb: Comparative Literature and Culture 20.3 (September, 2018). [doi]  [abs]
  • Surin, K. "The abyss looks back." American Book Review 39.2-3 (January, 2018): 6-7. [doi]
  • Surin, K. "Surroundings: Deleuze and Guattari." Canadian Journal of Communication 41.3 (January, 2016): 403-410. [doi]  [abs]
  • Surin, K; Salaita, S. ""Marxism, without guarantees": What I learned from stuart hall." Cultural Critique 89 (December, 2015): 136-149.
  • Surin, KJ. "Empire Ten Years After: Much Gratitude, Some Reservations." Theory and Event: an Online Journal of Political Theory  (2015).

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