Discourse explores a variety of topics in contemporary cultural studies, theories of media and literature, and the politics of sexuality, including questions of language and psychoanalysis. The journal publishes valuable and innovative essays on a wide range of cultural phenomena, promoting theoretical approaches to literature, film, the visual arts, and related media.
Current Issue: Volume 37, Issue 1 (2015) Derrida and Cinema (Double Issue)
"It is in this spirit of... double exposures and their mutual hauntings that we introduce this special [double] issue of Discourse dedicated to Derrida and cinema. We have assembled reflections on the generative encounters between Jacques Derrida and Derridean-inspired thinking and the variable configurations of technologies, techniques, texts, cultural practices, infrastructures, and institutions called cinema..."
From the editorial introduction by James Leo Cahill and Timothy Holland
Double Exposures: Derrida and Cinema, an Introductory Séance
James Leo Cahill and Timothy Holland
Cinema and Its Ghosts: An Interview with Jacques Derrida
Antoine de Baecque, Thierry Jousse, Jacques Derrida, and Peggy Kamuf
Plus Surplus Love: Jacques Derrida’s Echopoiesis and Narcissism Adrift
Akira Mizuta Lippit