Christian Haines


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Christian Haines is Assistant Professor of English at Dartmouth College. He specializes in nineteenth-century and post-WWII U.S. literature, biopolitics, Marxist critical theory, continental philosophy, gender studies and queer theory, and utopian studies. His work has appeared in journals including Criticism, Genre, boundary 2, and Cultural Critique. He has essays forthcoming in Arizona Quarterly and in edited collections including Neoliberalism and American Literature and The Routledge Companion to Literature and Economics. He is currently completing a book entitled A Desire Called America: Biopolitics, Utopia, and the Literary Commons. In addition, he serves as a contributing editor for Angelaki: Journal of the Theoretical Humanities and is co-editor of a forthcoming special issue of Cultural Critique, “What Comes After the Subject?” He is also conducting research for a second book, tentatively entitled The Scored Life, which investigates how contemporary social subjects live and die by financial abstractions.

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