Cary Wolfe

Portrait von Cary Wolfe

Cary Wolfe is Dunlevie Professor of English at Rice University, where he is Founding Director of 3CT: Center for Critical and Cultural Theory. His books and edited collections include »Animal Rites: American Culture, the Discourse of Species, and Posthumanist Theory« (Chicago, 2003), »Zoontologies: The Question of the Animal« (Minnesota, 2003), »What Is Posthumanism?« (Minnesota, 2010), »Before the Law: Humans and Other Animals in a Biopolitical Frame« (Chicago, 2012) and »Ecological Poetics, or, Wallace Stevens’s Birds« (Chicago, 2020). He has also participated in two multi-authored philosophical collections: »Philosophy and Animal Life« (Columbia, 2008) with Cora Diamond, Ian Hacking, Stanley Cavell, and John McDowell, and »The Death of the Animal: A Dialogue« (Columbia, 2009), with philosophers Paola Cavalieri, Peter Singer, Harlan Miller, Matthew Calarco, and Nobel Prize winning novelist J. M. Coetzee. In 2007 he founded the series »Posthumanities« at the University of Minnesota Press, which has published nearly sixty volumes to date.