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Joan Copjec is Professor of Modern Media and Culture at Brown University. Until recently she was the Director of the Center for the Study of Psychoanalysis and Culture at the University of Buffalo and executive editor of its Lacanian journal, Umbr(a). She is the author of Read My Desire: Lacan against the Historicists (1994); Imagine There's No Woman: Ethics and Sublimation (2002); and of the forthcoming Cloud: Between Paris and Tehran. She has also edited a number of books, including Jacques Lacan's Television (1990); Shades of Noir (1993); Supposing the Subject, (1994); Radical Evil (1996); and Giving Ground: The Politics of Propinquity (1999).


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