Joseph Albernaz

400 Wheeler
M 10-12


Selected Publications and Papers Delivered


"Community" in Understanding Blanchot, Understanding Modernism. Bloomsbury Press (forthcoming 2017)

"John Clare's World." European Romantic Review 27.2 (Spring 2016). 189-205. Link

"'A Fellowship with Essence': Experience, Contingency, and Retroactivity in Keats and Hegel." in Stefanie Fricke, et.al. (eds.), Romanticism and Knowledge. Trier: Wissenschaftlicher Verlag Trier, 2015. 263-273.

"'Looking for the God in Brooklyn': The Romantic Affinities of Thomas Wolfe and Hart Crane.'" Thomas Wolfe Review 36.1-2 (2012). 45-53.

Reviews and Other Writings:

"Schema and Shadow: Reflections on Photography and Poetry." Mantis: A Journal of Poetry, Criticism, and Translation 14 (2016). 276-282. Link

Review: Literary Criticism in the 21st Century: Theory Renaissance by Vincent Leitch. symploke 23.1-2 (2015). 513-514. Link

"Absolved of the Absolute": Atopies: Manifeste pour la philosophie by Frédéric Neyrat. Los Angeles Review of Books, November 2015. Link

Selected Presentations: 

"Scandals of Singularity: Incommensurability and Return in Derrida." Touch and Community Workshop. UC-Berkeley. September 22-23, 2016.

"Blanchot, Hölderlin, and the Communism of Divine Absence." ACLA. Cambridge, MA. March 2016.

"Thinking Relationality in the Anthropocene: Resources, Challenges, Frenemies." Modalities: Poetics and Politics Symposium. Houston, Texas. Sept 18-19, 2015.

“The Ethics of Proximity: Neighbor and Nearness from Kierkegaard to Žižek.” Close Encounters: Berkeley-Stanford Graduate English Conference. Palo Alto, California. April 27, 2013.

“William Blake’s Apocalyptic Ontology: An Encounter Between Blake and Object-Oriented Philosophy.” Subject to Change: Nature, Text, and the Limits of the Human: The University of Virginia Department of English Graduate Conference. Charlottesville, Virginia. March 22-24, 2013.

“‘Deity’s Glittering Pledge’: Hart Crane and the Logos of The Bridge.” South Atlantic Modern Language Association Conference (SAMLA), Atlanta, Georgia, November 2011.

Recent English Courses Taught