Ascent in Free Fall

∞ “Ascent in Free Fall – Reflections on “Nostalgia for the Light”” (pdf) – Frédéric Neyrat, 2018

Translation: Lia Swope Mitchell

Frederic Neyrat is Associate Professor of Comparative Literature and Mellon-Morgridge Professor of Planetary Humanities at UW-Madison (USA). He is editor of Alienocene and a member of the editorial board of the journals Lignes and Multitudes. He recently published Echapper à l’Horreur: Court Traité des Interruptions Merveilleuses (Lignes, 2017), Atopias: Manifesto for a Radical Existentialism (Fordham, 2017) and  The Unconstructable Earth: An Ecology of Separation (Fordham, 2018).

See also in Alienocene‘s Stratum 2: Stars and Bones.

Lia Swope Mitchell is a writer and translator in Minneapolis. Her translation of Georges Didi-Huberman’s Survival of the Fireflies was recently released by Univocal/University of Minnesota Press, and her short fiction has appeared in Apex, Cosmos, and Shimmer, among other magazines. She is completing her PhD in French at the University of Minnesota. Her website is here.