theory@buffalo is an interdisciplinary academic journal housed in the Department of Comparative Literature at the University at Buffalo. Since 1995 it has grown from an annual graduate student publication to an established journal featuring invited articles from prominent thinkers throughout the fields of comparative literature and continental philosophy. Past volumes of theory@buffalo have explored and addressed academic issues at the forefront of critical theory and literary studies, including topics such as “Difference: Sexual, Cultural and Universal,” “Derrida: Matters,” “Democracy and Violence,” “Aesthetics and Finitude,” “Revisions of Excess,” “Territories of Thought,” and “animal.machine.sovereign.”

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Recent Submissions

  • theory@buffalo 20 

    Anker, Elisabeth; Bozarslan, Hamit; Bragadottir, Gudrun Elsa; Chow, Rey; Emerson, Cheryl; Gasché, Rodolphe; Grosz, Elizabeth; Hirner, Megan; Menon, Madhavi; Pamula, Natalia; Sjöholm, Cecilia; Tatar, Doruk (University at Buffalo, College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Comparative Literature, 2018-08-31)
  • theory@buffalo 19 

    Bachner, Andrea; Krips, Henry; Friedlander, Jennifer; Shane, Robert R.; Emerson, Cheryl A.; Goswami, Namita; Bowen, Jeremiah; Wright, Melissa; Zhai, Yitian (University at Buffalo, College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Comparative Literature, 2017-01-30)