Avital Ronell

Professor of German, Comparative Literature, English
Ph.D. 1979 (Germanic languages and literature), Princeton

Office Address: 19 University Place, Room 319 (German), Room 303 (Comparative Literature)
Phone: 212-998-8651
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Areas of Research/Interest: Literary and other discourses; feminist and queer letters; philosophy; technology and media; psychoanalysis; deconstruction; performance art.

External Affiliations: Chair, Division of Philosophy and Literature and Division of Comparative Literature; Modern Language Association, 1993-1996.

Fellowships/Honors: University of California President's Fellowship, 1995-1996; Research Fellow Award, 1993; American Cultures Fellowship, 1991; Alexander von Humboldt-Stiftung Fellowship, 1981-1983.

Select Publications:
Loser Sons: Politics and Authority. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2012.

With Catherine Porter. Fighting theory: Avital Ronell in conversation with Anne Dufourmantelle. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2010.

Ed. Diane Davis. The ƜberReader: Selected Works of Avital Ronell. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2007.

The Test Drive. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2007. (French translation by Galilee Press, France.)

Stupidity. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2003.

Finitude's Score: Essays for the End of the Millenium. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1994.

Dictations: On Haunted Writing. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1986/1993.

Crack Wars: Literature, Addiction, Mania. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1992.

The Telephone Book: Technology, Schizophrenia, Electric Speech. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1989.





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