Eduardo Cadava

Professor of English & Master, Wilson College

Princeton University

Eduardo Cadava is Professor of English at Princeton University, where he also is affiliated with the Program in Media and Modernity, the School of Architecture, the Center for African American Studies, the Program in Latin American Studies, and the Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies. He has taught at the Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture at Cooper Union and the San Francisco Art Institute and he is a Professor at the European Graduate School in Saas-Fee, Switzerland. He is the author of Words of Light: Theses on the Photography of History, Emerson and the Climates of History, and, with Fazal Sheikh, Fazal Sheikh: Portraits. He has co-edited Who Comes After the Subject?, Cities Without Citizens, and The Itinerant Languages of Photography. He also has co-edited a special issue of the South Atlantic Quarterly entitled And Justice for All?: The Claims of Human Rights. He is currently completing a translation of Nadar’s memoirs, Quand j’étais photographe, for MIT Press and  a collection of essays on the ethics and politics of mourning entitled Of Mourning and Politics. His book Paper Graveyards: Essays on Art and Photography is forthcoming from Princeton University Press.