Christopher I. Fynsk

Grados académicos: 

  • The Johns Hopkins University, Ph.D., Department of Romance Studies, 1981
  • University of Strasbourg, Diplôme d’Etudes Approfondies, Philosophy, 1980
  • The Johns Hopkins University, M.A., French, 1979
  • The University of California, Irvine, M.A., English, 1976
  • Cornell University, B.A., English, 1974

Posiciones académicas:

  • Professor of Comparative Literature and Modern Thought, University of Aberdeen, 2005-
  • Professor of Comparative Literature and Philosophy, Binghamton University, 1994-2004
  • Member of Core Faculty (Maurice Blanchot Chair), European       Graduate School, 2001-
  • Associate Professor of Comparative Literature and Philosophy, Binghamton University, 1989-1994
  • Assistant Professor of Comparative Literature, Binghamton University, 1984-1987
  • Maître de Conférences Associé, Philosophy Department University of Strasbourg, 1985-1987
  • Lecturer in Comparative Literature, Binghamton University, 1981-1984

Actividad profesional:

  • Director of the Centre for Modern Thought, University of Aberdeen, 2005-
  • Head of the School of Language and Literature, University of Aberdeen,  2005-2009
  • Senate Assessor to the University Court, University of Aberdeen, 2007-
  • Chair, Department of Comparative Literature, Binghamton University, 1992-2004
  • Director of the Task Force for the Humanities, Binghamton University, 2000-2004
  • Co-Director of the Program in Philosophy, Literature, and the Theory of Criticism, Binghamton University, 1983-2004
  • Undergraduate Director, Department of Comparative Literature, Binghamton University, 1997-2002
  • Chair of the Division of Philosophical Approaches to Literature, Modern Languages Association, 1995-1997

Publicaciones: 

  • The Claim of Language: A Case for the Humanities, University of Minnesota Press, 2004
  • Infant Figures: The Death of the Infans and Other Scenes of Origin, Stanford University Press, 2000
  • Language and Relation: …that there is language, Stanford University Press, 1996
  • Heidegger: Thought and Historicity, Cornell University Press, 1986 (Second Edition with added Postface, 1993) Editor: Philippe Lacoue-Labarthe, Typography: Mimesis.
  • Philosophy, Politics, Harvard University Press, 1989
  • In progress: Last Steps (on the late thought of Maurice Blanchot) and Rhythmic Figures

Artículos:

  • “L’Image en cuisine,” forthcoming in a collection drawn from the colloquium devoted to the work of Jean-Luc Nancy, U. of Paris, January 2008; ed. Gisèle Berkman and Danielle Cohen-Levinas
  • Writing and Sovereignty,” forthcoming in Clandestine Encounters, ed. Kevin John Hart (Notre Dame: U. of Notre Dame Press, 2010), 178-195
  • “Un Simple Changement,” in Blanchot dans son siècle, (Paris: Parangon, 2009), 228-236
  • “Thinking (in) Europe: A Question for Rodolpe Gasché, The New Centennial Review, Vol. 8, No. 3, 2008, 161-174
  • “Blanchot in The International Review”, Blanchot’s Epoch, Paragraph, Vol. 30, No. 3, 2007, 104-120
  • “Sabbatical Acquiescence,” in Poiesis (Toronto: EGS Press, 2006), 18-39
  • “Vom Rhythmus erfasst,” in Rhythmus, ed. Barbara Naumann (Würzburg: Königshausen & Neumann: 2005), 109-122
  • “Blanchot’s ‘The Indestructible’”, in After Blanchot: Literature, Criticism, Philosophy, ed. Leslie Hill, Biran Belson, Dimitris Vardoulakis (Newark: U. of Delaware Press), 2005, 100-122
  • “A Nomos without Truth,” in World Orders: Confronting Carl Schmitt’s The Nomos of the Earth, ed. William Rasch, special issue of South Atlantic Quarterly, Vol. 104,  No. 2, Spring 2005, 313-317
  • “El uso de la tierra,” trans. Antonio Casado de Rocha, in Heidegger y el arte de verdad, ed., Félix Duque (Catedra Jorge Oteiza, 2005), 223-253
  • “Dialogue with Simon Morgan-Wortham on The Claim of Language,” Culture Machine (on-line journal), January 2005
  • “The Place of the Friend in Hölderlin’s Later Hymns,” in “Esbleibet aber eine Spur/ Doch eines Wortes”: Zur späten Hymnik und Tragödientheorie Friedrich Hölderlins, ed. Christophe
  • Jamme and Anja Lemke (Munich: Wilhelm Fink Verlag, 2004), 247-254
  • “Lascaux and the Question of Origins,” Poiesis, Vol. 5, 2003, 6-19
  • “L’Irréconciliable,” The New Centennial Review, Vol. 2, No. 3,Fall 2002, 23-36
  • “Derrida’s Engagements: Philosophy in the Performative,” Derrida and the Humanities, ed. Tom Cohen (Cambridge University Press, 2001), 165-182
  • “Jean-François’s Infancy,” Yale French Studies,  No. 99, 2001, 44-61
  • “There are no encounters in theory,” Traces, No. 1, 2000, 211-213
  • “Dwelling in the Ruins of the University (the point being to practice something beyond critique),” Crossings, No. 3, 1999, 57-77
  • “Iconographies of Silence” (with William Haver), Via dale imagine, ed. Salvatore Puglia (Salerno: Edizioni Menabo, 1999) 101-111
  • “What Remains at a Crucifixion,” The Eight Technologies of Otherness, ed. Sue Golding (London: Routledge, 1997), 79-104
  • “Foreword,” The Station Hill Blanchot Reader, ed. George Quasha (Barrytown: Station Hill Press, 1999), xv-xxv
  • “Between Ethics and Aesthetics,” Esprit Créateur, Vol. 25, No. 3, Fall 1995, 80-87
  • “Anonymous Figures,” Abstracts (of anamnesis), Onassis Foundation for Hellenic Studies, 1995
  • “Reading the Poetics after the Remarks, Research in Phenomenology, Vol. 24, 1994, 57-69; reprinted in The Firm Letter, ed. Aris Fioretos (Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1998), 237-246
  • “A Note on Language and the Body,” Paragraph, Vol. 16, No. 2,1994, 192-201
  • “The Claim of History,” Diacritics, June 1993, 115-126
  • “But Suppose We Were to Take ‘The Rectorial Address’ Seriously…–On Gérard Granel’s De l’université, Graduate Faculty Philosophy Journal, Vol. 14, No. 2, 1991, 335-362; Revised and translated for Granel, l’éclat, le combat, l’ouvert,      ed., Jean-Luc Nancy and Elisabeth Rigal, trans. Fabien Grandjean (Paris: Editions Belin, 2001), 213-238
  • “Literary Reading,” a review essay of Andrzej Warminski’s Readings in  Interpretation,  Bulletin of the Hegel Society of Great Britain, No. 18, 1988, 43-57
  • “Experiences of Finitude,” preface to The Inoperative Community by Jean-Luc Nancy (Minneapolis: U. of Minnesota Press, 1991), vii-xxxv
  • “Noise at the Threshold,” Research in Phenomenology, Vol. 19, 1989, 101-120
  • “Community and the Limits of Theory,” Community at Loose Ends (Minneapolis: U. of Minnesota Press, 1991), 19-29
  • “Poetic Relation: Celan’s ‘Bremen Address’,” The Poetry of Paul Celan, ed. Haskell M. Block (New York: Peter Lang, 1991, 22-30;  An expanded version is collected in Word Traces, ed. Aris Fioretos (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1996
  • “Apartheid, het word en het ding,” trans. Kris Humbeeck, Restant, Vol. 15, No. 4, 1989, 121-134.  A revised version, “Word and History,” appears in boundary 2, Vol. 16, No. 2/3, 1-12
  • “Freiheit der Interpretation im liberalen Amerika,” trans. Thomas Kleinbub, Tumult, (Munich: Klaus Boer Verlag, 1987) 125-132
  • “Finitude de la Dichtung,” Les Cahiers de l’Herne, ed. Jean-Francois Courtine (Paris: Editions de l’Herne, 1989), 444-456
  • “The Choice of Deconstruction,” Rivista di Estetica, Vol. 25, No. 17, 1984, 53-61; Reprinted in The Textual Sublime: Deconstruction and its Differences (Albany: SUNY Press, 1989)
  • “Activité philosophique et pratique politique; Ouverture du séminaire sur le politique,” appearing with a presentation of the seminar proceedings in Les fins de l’homme: A partir du travail de Jacques Derrida (Paris: Editions Galilée, 1982) 487-493
  • “Legacies of May: On the Work Le Doctrinal de Sapience, ”MLN, Vol 93, No. 5, 1978, 963-971
  • “A Decelebration of Philosophy,” Diacritics, 1977, 23-38

Traducciones:

  • “From Maurice Blanchot, The Infinite Conversation,” Enclitic, Vol. 3, No. 1, 1979, 48-81
  • “Talks,” translation of “Différend dans le judicieux, ”by Philippe Lacoue-Labarthe, Diacritics, Vol. 14, No. 3 1984, 24-37
  • “Desistance,” translation of Jacques Derrida’s “Désistance,” in Typography: Mimesis, Philosophy, Politics (Cambridge Harvard University Press, 1989), 1-42
  • “Preliminary Remarks,” translation of Gérard Granel’s “Liminaire,” from Traditionis traditio (Paris: Gallimard, 1973), Ellipsis, Vol. 1, No. 1, Spring 1991, 100-108
  • “Préscription,” translation of Jean-François Lyotard’s
  • “Prescription,” L’Esprit créateur, Vol. 31, No. 1, 1991, 15-32