Eduardo Cadava teaches in the Department of English at Princeton University, where he also is an Associate Member of the Department of Comparative Literature, the School of Architecture, the Program in Latin American Studies, and the Center for African American Studies. He is the author of Words of Light: Theses on the Photography of History and Emerson and the Climates of History, and co-editor of Who Comes After the Subject?, Cities Without Citizens, and a special issue of the South Atlantic Quarterly entitled And Justice for All?: The Claims of Human Rights. He has published articles on, among others, Emerson, Benjamin, Kafka, and Celan, and on topics ranging from photography, architecture, democracy, and war, to memory, slavery, and the ethics of decision. He also has translated several essays by Derrida, Lacoue-Labarthe, Blanchot, and others. He currently is finishing a collection of essays on the ethics and politics of mourning entitled Of Mourning and Politics, a collection of essays entitled Paper Graveyards: Essays on Art and Photography, and a small book on the relation between music and techniques of reproduction, memorization, and writing entitled Music on Bones. He also is co-directing a three-year collaborative project entitled The Itinerant Languages of Photography that includes photographers, artists, and scholars from the United States, Latin America, and Spain, and completing a translation of Nadar’s memoirs, Quand je etais photographe, for MIT Press.