Lionel Ruffel

Lionel Ruffel (born 1985) is a literary scholar, publisher, and author. Chair and Professor of Comparative Literature at University of Paris 8, he is the founding director of the creative writing program there. His projects include organizing (together with artist Kader Attia) "Theory Now" at La Colonie (Paris), "The Publishing Sphere" at the Haus der Kulturen der Welt (Berlin), and "Radio Brouhaha" at Centre Pompidou (Paris). He is the author of the monographs Le Dénouement, Volodine post-exotique, Brouhaha: Worlds of the Contemporary, and Trompe-la-mort.
Lionel Ruffel - The Contemporary Condition - I Can’t Sleep
English edition
Sternberg Press - The Contemporary Condition
An attempt to feel and investigate the quality of time, with references to Jonathan Crary, Paul B. Preciado, Charles Baudelaire, and Walter Benjamin.

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