David I. Delano

Social Science Research Council International Dissertation Fellow at the ZfL with the project The Animal Between Crisis and Catastrophe. Extremities of German Thought (1918–1949)

CV

  • since 2017 research fellow (Social Science Research Council - International Dissertation Research Fellowship) at the ZfL with the project »The Animal Between Crisis and Catastrophe. Extremities of German Thought (1918–1949)«
  • since 2014 PhD candidate at the University of California, Berkeley
  • 2015 M.A. in History at the University of California, Berkeley
  • 2013 B.A. in History at the New York University

Research Interests

  • modern European (especially French and German) intellectual and cultural history
  • animality and the category of the animal in modern thought
  • humanism and anti-humanism
  • critical theory
  • conceptual history

Lectures

  • »Of ‘Real’ Abstraction: Social Theory and the Objects of Intellectual History«, Futures of Intellectual History Graduate Student Conference, UC Berkeley, 28–29 Oct 2016
  • »The Animal Between the Wars: the Frankfurt School, the College of Sociology, and the Spirit of Reconciliation«, Conference Honoring Martin Jay, UC Berkeley, 07–08 Oct 2016
  • »Returns of Nature: Animality, Violence, Alterity«, Conference: The Animal, Uppsala University, 11–14 Jul 2016
  • »Animality, Digestion, and the Subject: Twentieth-Century Ruminations«, Conference: Digesting Discourses: Taste, Appetite, and Consumption, Indiana University-Bloomington, 04–05 Mar 2016
  • »Intellectual History and the Question of the Animal«, Conference: Department of History 285 Circus, UC Berkeley, 10 Dec 2015