Jane Bennett

Jane Bennett is Andrew W. Mellon Professor of the Humanities, in the Department of Political Science, at Johns Hopkins University. Her recent essays have appeared in Grain/Vapor/Ray (on Kafka's Odradek), Evental Aesthetics (special issue on Vital Materialism), and MLN (on mimesis). She is the author of Vibrant Matter: A Political Ecology of Things (2010); The Enchantment of Modern Life (2001); Thoreau's Nature (1994), and Unthinking Faith and Enlightenment (1987). Her latest book will appear in the spring of 2020 and is called Influx & Efflux: Writing up with Walt Whitman.


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