Duke the Program In Literature

    Kenneth J Surin
  • Kenneth J Surin

  • Professor of Literature
  • Literature
  • 106 Friedl Building
  • Campus Box 90670
  • Phone: (919) 684-4364
  • Fax: (919) 684-3598
  • Specialties

    • Critical Theory
    • Comparative Philosophy
  • Research Description

    (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

      • PhD.,
      • Theology and Philosophy,
      • University of Birmingham, England,
      • 1977
      • BA (Hons),
      • Philosophy,
      • University of Reading, UK,
      • 1972
  • Recent Publications

      • K.J. Surin.
      • "'Marxism and Religion'."
      • Critical Research in Religion
      • .
      • Sage Publications,
      • (2013)
      • .
      • K.J. Surin, eds.
      • “Can There Be a Delinking Strategy for the Nations of the Caribbean?”.
      • The Global South
      • 6
      • .1
      • (2012)
      • 55-65.
      • K.J. Surin.
      • "‘Lacoue-Labarthe dans un texte où il analysait le rapport de la littérature à la philosophie’. Que vous inspire cette proposition?’."
      • Contemporary French & Francophone Studies
      • 16
      • .262-263
      • (2012)
      • .
      • K.J. Surin, Wang Jie.
      • "‘Interview on Marxism and Aesthetics’, (conducted by Wang Jie, Dean of Humanities, Shanghai Jiaotong University),."
      • Research on Marxist Aesthetics
      • 14
      • (2012)
      • :
      • 142-160.
      • K.J. Surin, eds.
      • "Can there be a Marxist Conception of Value that is not ‘Productivist’?”."
      • Proceedings of the Sino-British Conference on Marxism, Culture, and Aesthetics.
      • Ed. Robert Spencer.
      • Shanghai:
      • Central Compilation and Translation Press,
      • 2012.
      • 103-112.
      • “Can there be a Marxist Conception of Value that is not ‘Productivist’?”, Research on Marxist Aesthetics 14(2012), 161-69.
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