Bruce Robbins

Bruce Robbins is the author of Feeling Global: Internationalism in Distress (NYU, 1999), The Servant’s Hand: English Fiction from Below (Columbia, 1986; Duke pb 1993) and Secular Vocations: Intellectuals, Professionalism, Culture (Verso, 1993). He has edited Intellectuals: Aesthetics, Politics, Academics (Minnesota, 1990) and The Phantom Public Sphere (Minnesota, 1993) and co-edited Cosmopolitics: Thinking and Feeling Beyond the Nation (Minnesota, 1998). He was co-editor of the journal Social Text from 1991 to 2000. His most recent book is Upward Mobility and the Common Good: Toward a Literary History of the Welfare State (Princeton, 2009).

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“Light, Paper, Process: Reinventing Photography” at the Getty Museum
“Light, Paper, Process: Reinventing Photography” at the Getty Museum
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An Artist’s Intervention in the Ebola Crisis
An Artist’s Intervention in the Ebola Crisis
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Photographer Spotlight: Jerry Uelsmann
Photographer Spotlight: Jerry Uelsmann

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Radio Hour: “The Look of Silence,” Diana Wagman, and D. W. Griffith
Radio Hour: “The Look of Silence,” Diana Wagman, and D. W. Griffith
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Radio Hour: "Go Set a Watchman" and Film Critic John Powers
Radio Hour: "Go Set a Watchman" and Film Critic John Powers
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Radio Hour: “Naked at Lunch,” Female Comedy Writers, and Vicious Disequilibrium
Radio Hour: “Naked at Lunch,” Female Comedy Writers, and Vicious Disequilibrium