Joshua Kates

Joshua Kates

Professor, English


  • Ph.D., State University of New York at Buffalo, 1991
  • M.A., State University of New York at Buffalo, 1989
  • B.A., St. John’s College, Md., 1980


Journal Articles and Other Publications

“Deconstruction,” Oxford University Press Online Bibliographies (2017 forthcoming)

“Radical Empiricism Revisited,” Yearbook of Comparative Literature (Winter 2017 forthcoming)

“Neither a God nor ANT Can Save Us: Latour, Heidegger, Historicity, and Holism,” Paragraph (July 2017, forthcoming)

“Revisiting A Linguistic Turn: ‘Signature Event Context’… in, well, context,” Journal of the Philosophy of History (Brill Advance; online)

“Semantics and Pragmatics and Husserl and Derrida,” Philosophy Compass10.12 (December 2015): 828–840.

“Derrida, Foucault, le document et l'histoire : la période de la psychanalyse,” Le Tour Critique No 3 (2014): 59-71

“Remarks on Poutanien: An Alternative (to a) Response,” parrhesia 19 (2014): 148-161

“Document and Time,” History and Theory, 53.2 (May 2014): 155–174

“Historicity and Holism: The Example of Deleuze,” diacritics 41.1(2013):50-77

“Against the Period,” differences: A Journal of Feminist Cultural Studies, 23.2 (Summer 2012): 136-64

“Phenomenology’s Intersection with Literary Criticism,” in The Routledge Companion to Phenomenology, eds. S. Overgaard and S. Luft (New York: Routledge, 2011): 644-54

“Maurice Blanchot,” in The Blackwell Encyclopedia of Literary and Cultural Theory, vol. I, ed. Gregory Castle; general ed. Michael Ryan (Oxford: Blackwell, 2011): 89-94

“A Transcendental Sense of Death?: Derrida and the Philosophy of Language,” Modern Language Notes 120.5 (December 2005): 1009-1043