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James Kopf

James Kopf

PhD student in German Literature & Culture


Biography:

James Kopf's research interests are primarily the occult, ontotheology, religious mysticism, and the philosophies of Nietzsche, Heidegger, Derrida, and Avital Ronell. He also maintains an interest in the fiction of Thomas Pynchon, the operas of Wagner, and experimental music, in particular minimalism and black metal.

Before beginning his graduate studies, James worked at La Monte Young’s Dream House. To this day, he remains an amateur poet and was once quite active in the Bushwick literary scene centered around Molasses Books.