Kenneth J. Surin

Professor of Literature

External address: 
101F Science Building, Duke East Campus, Durham, NC 27708
Internal office address: 
Box 90670, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708-0670
Phone: 
(919) 684-4364

(Ph.D. Birmingham, England, 1977) is Professor of Literature and Professor of Religion and Critical Theory. He trained initially as an analytical philosopher. His teaching areas include anglophone literatures outside England, philosophy (both analytical and continental), critical theory, marxism, state theory, and international political economy.

Education

  • Ph.D., University of Birmingham 1977
  • B.A., University of Reading (England) 1972

Surin, KJ. "‘On Going ‘Beyond the Pale of the Human’ (ケネススリン人間の境界を越えてゴーイングオン長原豊、エディタ )." Restoration of political economy and political philosophy (政治経済学の政治哲学的復権 ). Ed. N Yutaka. Hosei University Press, 2011. 265-91.

Surin, KJ. "A Genealogy of Comparative Literature in the USA." Blackwell Companion to Comparative Literature. Ed. A Behdad and D Thomas. Wiley-Blackwell, 2011. 65-72.

Surin, KJ. "Bowlers and Bowling at the 2011 Cricket World Cup." The 2011 Cricket World Cup Analyzed. Ed. J Gemmill. Taylor and Francis, 2011.

Surin, KJ. "The Politics of the South East Asian Smog Crises: a Classic Case of Rentier Capitalism at Work?." New Directions in Sustainable Design. Ed. A Parr and M Zaretsky. Routledge, 2010. 137-151.

Surin, KJ. "C.L.R. James as writer on cricket." Cambridge Companion to Cricket. Ed. A Bateman and J Hill. Cambridge University Press, 2010.

Surin, KJ. "A Genealogy of Comparative Literature in the USA." Blackwell Companion to Comparative Literature. Ed. A Behdad and D Thomas. Wiley-Blackwell, 2010.

Surin, K. "Afterword: Religion and philosophy between the modern and postmodern." Postcolonial Philosophy of Religion. December 1, 2009. 329-336. Full Text

Surin, KJ. "What is ‘Post’ in ‘Postcolonial’?." Postcolonial Philosophy of Religion. Ed. A Irvine and P Billimoria. Ashgate, November 2009. 229-236.

Surin, KJ. "The South East Asian Smog Crises." New Directions in Sustainable Design. Ed. A Parr and M Zaretsky. Routledge, 2009.

Surin, KJ. "Afterword: Religion and Philosophy between the Modern and Postmodern." Postcolonial Philosophy of Religion. Ed. A Irvine and P Billimoria. London: Ashgate, 2009. 229-236.

Pages

Surin, KJ, and Jie, W. "Interview on Marxism and Aesthetics (conducted by Wang Jie, Dean of Humanities, Shanghai Jiaotong University)." Research on Marxist Aesthetics 14 (2012): 142-160.

Surin, KJ. "Reflections on Freedom not Yet: Liberation and the Next World Order." Research on Marxist Aesthetics 14 (2012): 170-182.

Surin, KJ. "Kenneth Surin Interviewed by Wang Jie on Marxism and Aesthetics." Ed. W Jie. Research on Marxist Aesthetics (2011). (Academic Article)

Surin, KJ. "Introduction: Theory Now?." South Atlantic Quarterly 110 (2011): 3-17.

Surin, KJ. "On Producing the Concept of Solidarity." Rethinking Marxism 23 (2010): 446-457.

Surin, KJ. "A Genealogy of Comparative Literature in the USA." Ed. A Behdad and D Thomas. (2010).

Surin, KJ. "Retrospect/Prospect: Notes on Modern Theology after 25 Years." Modern Theology 26 (2010): 4-11.

Surin, KJ. "1000 Political Subjects (Chinese translation)." Theoretical Studies in Literature and Art (Wenyi lilun yanjiu) 9.2 (2009).

Surin, K. "Conceptualizing Trauma, but What about Asia?." positions: east asia cultures critique 16.1 (March 1, 2008): 15-37. Full Text

Surin, KJ. "Review of Kevin Hart, The Dark Gaze." Modern Theology 23 (2007): 152-154. (Review)

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