Stephanie DeGooyer is Assistant Professor of English at Willamette University and Visiting Assistant Professor of English at Harvard University. Werner Hamacher is Emmanuel Levinas Chair of Philosophy at the European Graduate School. His books include Pleroma: Reading in Hegel, and Minima Philologica. Alastair Hunt is Associate Professor of English at Portland State University. Lida Maxwell is Associate Professor of Politics at Boston University. Samuel Moyn is Henry R. Luce Professor of Jurisprudence and Professor of History at Yale University. Astra Taylor is a writer, documentary filmmaker, and activist.
Verso has published an elegant little book of essays by four academics who endeavored not only to unpack the phrase but also to find interpretations that can inform and inspire resistance to the current worldwide assault on human rights. - Masha Gessen, The New Yorker