Timothy C. Campbell
Professor of Italian Studies
Timothy Campbell is Professor of Italian in the Department of Romance Studies at Cornell University. His translations include Roberto Esposito’s Bios: Biopolitics and Philosophy (Minnesota, 2008) and Communitas: The Origin and Destiny of Community (Stanford, 2010), and he is the co-translator (with Lia Turtas) of Carlo Diano's Form and Event (Fordham, 2018). He is also the author of Techne of Giving: Cinema and the Generous Form of Life (Fordham, 2017) and more recently The Comic Self: Toward Dispossession (Minnesota, 2023), co-authored with Grant Farred.
He is also PI of the 2023 New Frontier Grant project, The Biopolitics of Global Health After Covid.
- Contemporary Italian Thought
- Global Health and its Institutions
- The Biopolitics of Covid
- Techne of Giving: Cinema and the Generous Form of Life, Fordham University Press, 2017.
- Improper Life: Technology and Biopolitics from Heidegger to Agamben, University of Minnesota Press, 2011.
- Wireless Writing in the Age of Marconi, University of Minnesota Press, 2006.
- "Infinite Remoteness: Marinetti, Bontempelli, and the Birth of Modern Italian Visual Culture," MLN (January 2005).
- "Bios: The Thought of Roberto Esposito," Special Issue of Diacritics, forthcoming 2006
- "Contemporary Italian Thought," Special Issue of Diacritics, co-edited with Alberto Toscano and Lorenzo Chiesa, forthcoming 2006
- "Negotiations in Italian Culture," Special Issue of Forum Italicum, co-edited with Suzanne Stewart-Steinberg, forthcoming 2006
- "Violent Cities: Virility and B-Movie Fascism in the Cop Films of Umberto Lenzi," Paradoxa: Studies in World Literary Genres 19 (2006).
- An earlier version is available through Cornell University Library's digital initiative DSpace
- "Re-membering D'Annunzio and Il Duce: Modern Prophecy in Italy," Quaderni d'Italianistica, 2006.
- "Scenarios of Poiesis: Italian New Media (1994-2004)," Modern Italy, 2006.
- "Modern Immunities: The Thought of Roberto Esposito," Special Issue of Diacritics, 2006.
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