Dan Mellamphy

University of Western Ontario, Canada

Dan Mellamphy, Inaugural Visiting Fellow of the Center for Transformative Media at Parsons: The New School for Design, is Adjunct Professor of Interdisciplinary Theory and Criticism in the Faculty of Arts, Humanities, Information and Media Studies at Western. He studied comparative culture and ethnographic techniques with Santa Cruz’s Roger Keesing at McGill University, comparative literature and oulipology with Ann Arbor’s Ross Chambers at the University of Toronto, comparative literature and interdisciplinary theory with the Rotating Faculty of Western’s comparative literature and interdisciplinary theory programs, as well as modernist theory and practice—poetry, prose, plays and philosophical ruminations from W.B Yeats to Eliot and Beckett—with Ian Balfour, Art Redding and Christopher Innes at York. His work has appeared in journals such as Modern Drama; Foucault Studies; Deleuze Studies; Dalhousie French StudiesContre-Attaques; Symposium: International Journal of Continental Philosophy; Paideusis: International Journal in the Philosophy of EducationCollapse: Journal of Philosophical Research and DevelopmentJanus Head: Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature, Continental Philosophy, Phenomenological Psychology and the Arts; Glossator: Practice and Theory of Commentary (forthcoming); Ozone: Journal of Object-Oriented Studies (forthcoming); and in anthologies such as Leper Creativity, (eds. Ed Keller, Nicola Masciandaro and Eugene Thacker), Imaginary Apps (eds. D.J. Spooky/Paul Miller and Svitlana Matviyenko), and the present one (ed. Aaron Cheak). He is also the co-founder of the annual Nietzsche Workshop @ Western (NWW), co-translator of Gilbert Simondon’s treatise On the Mode of Existence of Technical Objects (coming soon c/o Semiotexte/MIT Press), and editorial board-member at Punctum Books.