Ruben Borg

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Ruben Borg (MA Advisor) is an Alon Fellow (2008-2011) and Associate Professor in English at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. His work has appeared in Modernism/modernityJournal of Modern LiteratureModern Fiction StudiesPoetics Today, and in numerous other journals devoted to twentieth-century literature and film. He has also contributed chapters to collaborative volumes on Deleuze, Beckett, and Posthumanism. Ruben is the author of The Measureless Time of Joyce, Deleuze and Derrida (2007), and of Fantasies of Self-Mourning: Modernism, the Posthuman and the Finite (2019). He has co-edited three books on Flann O'Brien: Flann O’Brien: Contesting Legacies (listed in The Irish Times top 10 non-fiction books of 2014), Flann O'Brien: Problems with Authority (2017) and the award winning Flann O'Brien: Gallows Humour (2020: awarded the IFOBS prize for best book-length publication on Brian O'Nolan in 2021). His research interests include Irish Modernism, twentieth-century philosophy (especially the work of Gilles Deleuze), and the influence of Dante on modernist writers, while his current project is a book on James Joyce and emotions.