Christopher Nealon "Afterlives of Anticommunism"

CSC Guest Christopher Nealon, photo by Ryan Collerd
Christopher Nealon is John Dewey Professor of English at Johns Hopkins University. His research focuses on the relation between literary and economic understandings of value, and their implications for academic antihumanism. He is the author of The Matter of Capital: Poetry and Crisis in The American Century (Harvard, 2011), and Foundlings: Lesbian and Gay Historical Emotion before Stonewall (Duke, 2001), as well as four books of poems, The Joyous Age (Black Square Editions, 2004), Plummet (Edge Books, 2009), Heteronomy (Edge Books, 2014), and The Shore (Wave Books, 2020). He currently serves as Senior Editor of ELH.