Roland Végső

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Susan J. Rosowski Associate Professor of English and Interim Graduate Studies Chair rvegso2@unl.edu (402) 472-1845 221 Andrews Hall
Education

University of Debrecen (Hungary), University Diploma (1999)

SUNY at Buffalo, PhD (2007)

Areas of Specialty

Critical and Literary Theory

Psychoanalysis

Contemporary Political Theory

Twentieth Century Literatures

Modernism

Cold War Studies

Translation and Translation Studies

Selected Publications

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Book

The Naked Communist: Cold War Modernism and the Politics of Popular Culture. New York: Fordham UP, 2012. (More)

Selected Articles

“Stalin’s Boots and the March of History (Post-Communist Memories).” Forthcoming in Cultural Critique 83 (Winter 2013).

“Modern and Postmodern Developments.” In Oxford History of Literary Translation in English. Volume 5: The Twentieth Century (1900-2000). Ed. Lawrence Venuti. Forthcoming from Oxford University Press, 2013.

“The Parapraxis of Translation.” CR: The New Centennial Review 12.1 (Spring 2012): 47-68.

“Affirmative Judgments: The Sabbath of Deconstruction.” parallax 56.3 (2010): 74-84.

“The Mother Tongues of Modernity: Modernism, Transnationalism, Translation.” Journal of Modern Literature 33.2 (Winter 2010): 24-46.

“Deconstruction and Experience: The Politics of the Undeconstructible.” In A Leftist Ontology: Beyond Relativism and Identity Politics. Ed. Carsten Strathausen. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2009. 125-146.

“Faulkner in the Fifties: The Making of the Faulkner Canon.” Arizona Quarterly 63.2 (Summer 2007): 81-107.

“Freud and the Prophetic.” Psychoanalysis, Culture and Society 11.3 (December 2006): 265-81.

Edited Journal Issues

“The Event of Translation.” CR: The New Centennial Review 12.1 (Forthcoming in Spring 2012). (Articles by Bruce Fink, Barbara Cassin, Kevin Attell, and Nathan Henne.)

Co-editor (with Alexei Di Orio), “War and Psychoanalysis.” Umbr(a): A Journal of the Unconscious (2004). (Articles by Slavoj Žižek, Ernesto Laclau, Gil Anidjar, Ariella Azoulay, Diane Rubenstein, Sam Gillespie, Sigi Jöttkandt, Petar Ramadanovic.) (More)

Selected Translations

Book

Rodolphe Gasché. Georges Bataille: Phenomenology and Phantasmatology. Stanford: Stanford UP, 2012 (From German to English). (More)

Selected Articles

Barbara Cassin. “The Relativity of Translation and Relativism.” CR: The New Centennial Review 12.1 (Spring 2012): 23-45. (From French to English)

Eva Geulen. “The Function of Ambivalence in Agamben’s Re-Ontologization of Politics.” A Leftist Ontology: Beyond Relativism and Identity Politics. Ed. Carsten Strathausen. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2009. 19-32. (From German to English)

Werner Hamacher. “The Relation.” CR: The New Centennial Review 8.3 (2008): 29-69. (From German to English)

Rodolphe Gasché. “Dé-lire: Bataille and the Delirium of Reading.” theory@buffalo 12 (2008): 8-33. (From German to English)

Henry Corbin, “Of Apophatic Theology as Antidote to Nihilism.” Umbr(a) 2007: 59-83. (From French to English)

Monique David-Ménard, “‘Stationary Process and Infinite Speed’: Psychoanalysis with Psychosis.” Umbr(a) 2006: 41-51. (From French to English)

Christian Jambet, “The Stranger and Theophany.” Umbr(a) 2005: 27-41. (From French to English)