Peter Fenves

Peter Fenves, the Joan and Sarepta Harrison Chair of Literature at Northwestern University, is a professor of German, comparative literary studies, and Jewish studies. He is the author of several books, including Arresting Language: From Leibniz to Benjamin (2001), Late Kant: Towards Another Law of the Earth (2003), and The Messianic Reduction: Walter Benjamin and the Shape of Time (2011).