Sean Meighoo is Associate Professor of Comparative Literature at Emory University and founding member of the Animal Studies Society (ASS). He is author of The End of the West and Other Cautionary Tales (Columbia UP, 2016), in which he traces the turn from the discourse of teleology to what he calls “negative teleology” in twentieth-century continental philosophy and postcolonial theory. Meighoo’s work has also appeared in the journals Small Axe, Cultural Critique, Journal for Critical Animal Studies, and Humanimalia as well as in the volumes Nation Dance: Religion, Identity, and Cultural Difference in the Caribbean (Indiana UP, 2001) and Beastly Morality: Animals as Ethical Agents (Columbia UP, 2015). He is currently working on the manuscript for his next book, Postcolonial Derrida.
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