is Maxine Elliot Professor in the Department of Compara-
tive Literature and the Program of Critical Theory at the University of California,
Berkeley. She is the author of numerous books, including The Psychic Life of Power,
Precarious Life, Frames of War, and, most recently, Notes toward a Performative The-
ory of Assembly. Some of her political essays have lately been brought together under
the title Senses of the Subject.
is associate professor of English at Dartmouth College.
He is the author of The Neighboring Text: Chaucer, Boccaccio, Henryson.
is professor of philosophy at the Italian Institute for Hu-
man Sciences, Naples. He is the author of numerous books, including Communitas,
Immunitas, Bios: Biopolitics and Philosophy, Living Thought, Third Person, Categories
of the Impolitical, and Terms of the Political.
is professor of history, culture, and civilization at the University
of Bologna. He is the author of numerous books and essays, including Political
Spaces and Global War and Janus’s Gaze: Essays on Carl Schmitt, and serves as the
editor in chief of the journal Filosﬁa Politica. He has been a member of the Italian
Parliament since 2013.
is associate professor of German studies and comparative liter-
ature at Dartmouth College. He is the editor of Police Forces: A Cultural History of
an Institution and the author of Stages of Justice (forthcoming).
is professor of Hispanic studies at Texas a&m University.
He is the author of numerous books and articles, including The Exhaustion of Dif-
ference, Línea de Sombra: El no sujeto de lo político, and Tercer espacio: Duelo y literature
en América Latina, the English translations of which are both forthcoming from
Duke University Press. In addition, he serves as coeditor of Journal of Spanish Cul-
tural Studies and Res publica.