Academic/Scholarly Articles

Accepted/Forthcoming. “From Posthumanist Anaesthetics to Promethean Dialectics: Further Considerations on the Category of the Hysterical Sublime.” Rethinking Marxism.

Accepted/Forthcoming. “There is No Metalanguage; Or, Truth Has the Structure of a Fiction: The Žižekian System, Between Post-Ideology and Post-Truth.” Enrahonar: An International Journal of Theoretical and Practical Reason.

Accepted/Forthcoming. “Whither Symbolic Efficiency? Social Media, New Structuralism, and Algorithmic Desire.” Symposium on Algorithmic DesireRethinking Marxism 34.3.

2022. “Is it Possible to Represent the Sexual Relation in Cinema?” Translation of “Est-il possible de représenter le rapport sexuelle au cinema?” Translated by Anthony Ballas. Language and Psychoanalysis 11.1: 4-15.

2021. “Renewing Humanism Against the Anthropocene: Towards a Theory of the Hysterical Sublime.” Postmodern Culture (PMC). 32.1.

2020. “Renewing Universality: COVID-19 and Social Distancing Against the Biopolitical Critique.” Contours: E-Journal of the SFU Humanities Institute 10.

2020. “Defending Representation; or, Thinking the Paradox to the Limit.” Crisis & Critique 7.2: 68-89.

2020. “Introduction: Reading Capitalist Realism, Ten Years On.” Mediations 33.1-2: 139-148.

2019. “The Apostle of Reason: Hegel and the Desire for Emancipation in the Twenty-First Century.” CT&T: Continental Thought and Theory 2.4: 193-228.

2019. “Postmodern Marxism Today: Jameson, Žižek, and the Demise of Symbolic Efficiency.” International Journal of Žižek Studies 13.1: 22-56.

2019. “‘Make America Great Again’ and the Constitutive Loss of Nothingness: An American Nightmare.” Third Text 32.5-6: 647-655. .

2018. “The Ideological Algorithmic Apparatus: Subjection Before Enslavement.” Theory & Event 21.2: 457-484.

2018. “‘Trump’ – What Does the Name Signify?; or, Protofascism and the Alt-Right: Three Contradictions of the Present Conjuncture.” Cultural Politics 14.1: 1-19.

2017. “Between Heaven and Hell, This World is All We’ve Got: Blade Runner 2049 in Perspective.” Red Wedge Magazine October 25th.

2017. Co-authored with Clint Burnham, “Love and Sex in the Age of Capitalist Realism: On Spike Jonze’s Her.” Cinema Journal 57.1: 25-45.

2017. “Morality or Enjoyment? On Althusser’s Ideological Supplement of the Law.” Mediations 30.2: 37-44.

2016. “Ideology Critique and Film Criticism in the New Media Ecology.” Film Criticism 40.1.

2015. “Est-il possible de représenter le rapport sexuelle au cinema?CiNéMAS 26.1: 49-67.

2015. “The Entrepreneurial Subject and the Objectivization of the Self in Social Media.” South Atlantic Quarterly 114.3: 553-570.

2013/2014. “Debt:  The Sublimated Object of Capital.”  TOPIA:  Canadian Journal of Cultural Studies 30/31: 47-63.

2013. “Communism and the End of the World.PUBLIC:  Art, Culture, Ideas 48:  105-115.

2012. “Dialectical Materialism and the ‘Feminine Sublime’.”  Subjectivity 5.4:  376-395.

2011. “Between Theory and Post-Theory, or; Slavoj Žižek in Film Studies and Out.”  Canadian Journal of Film Studies 20.2:  75-94.

2010. “What’s So Funny About Class Struggle?: Ideology in The Trotsky.”  cineACTION 82/83:  64-68.

2009. “Class Struggle and Displacement: Slavoj Žižek and Film Theory”  Cultural Politics 5.3:  299-324.

2008. “Reading Emancipation Backwards: Laclau, Žižek, and the Critique of Ideology in Emancipatory Politics”  International Journal of Žižek Studies 2.1.

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