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Kir Kuiken


Kir Kuiken is an Associate Professor of English at the University of Albany. His areas of research include Romantic Literature and Culture, Romantic moral and political philosophy, and contemporary political and aesthetic theory. He is currently working on a manuscript entitled Adrift on the Earth: The Caribbean, Romanticism and Geo-Poetics which examines shifting conceptions of the Earth and ecology in the nineteenth century through the lens of contemporary Caribbean writing, locating a "geo-poetics" that extends from the nineteenth century to the present - the era of the Anthropocene.