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The Wealth of Asteroids: Berfrois Interviews Martin Elvis

The Wealth of Asteroids: Berfrois Interviews Martin Elvis

The penalty in rocket fuel for mining on Mars is pretty big. Asteroids are better...

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For the Articles: Berfrois Interviews Carrie Pitzulo

For the Articles: Berfrois Interviews Carrie Pitzulo

by Russell Bennetts Carrie Pitzulo is Assistant Professor in the Department of History at the University of West Georgia. Her current book, Bachelors and Bunnies: The Sexual Politics of Playboy provides a social history of the magazine.            Berfrois How radical was Playboy for postwar America?             Pitzulo I’m...

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Always Already Derrida: Berfrois Interviews David Mikics

Always Already Derrida: Berfrois Interviews David Mikics

by Russell Bennetts David Mikics is a professor at the University of Houston and writes on Renaissance literature,  twentieth century poetry and fiction, continental philosophy, and literary theory. His published works are on ideas which range from pathos and subjectivity in Spenser and Milton to individualism in Emerson and Nietzsche. His current book,...

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Playing the News: Berfrois Interviews Simon Ferrari

Playing the News: Berfrois Interviews Simon Ferrari

by Russell Bennetts Simon Ferrari is a doctoral student in digital media at the Georgia Institute of Technology. He recently co-authored Newsgames: Journalism at Play with Ian Bogost and Bobby Schweizer. Simon blogs about gaming at Chungking Expresso. Berfrois            What are Newsgames? Are they closer in nature to...

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Uncloseting Drama and Fag Hags: Berfrois Interviews Nick Salvato

Uncloseting Drama and Fag Hags: Berfrois Interviews Nick Salvato

by Russell Bennetts Nick Salvato is Assistant Professor of Theatre at Cornell University. His first book, Uncloseting Drama: American Modernism and Queer Performance will be published by Yale University Press at the end of November.  Currently Nick is working on a second book, tentatively entitled Performing Waste Management: A...

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