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Stathis Gourgouris Website

Stathis Gourgouris is Professor of Classics, English, and Comparative Literature and Society and Director of the Institute of Comparative Literature and Society at Columbia University.  He is the author of Dream Nation (Stanford UP 1996) and Does Literature Think? (Stanford 2003), and editor of Freud and Fundamentalism (Fordham 2010). In May 2012, at the State Library of New South Wales, he gave the Sydney Lectures in Philosophy and Society, which were broadcast on Australian National Radio and are forthcoming as Lessons in Secular Criticism in the Lectures Thinking Out Loud publication series (Fordham UP, 2013). He is currently completing two additional works of secular criticism, The Perils of the One and Nothing Sacred.