Zachary Tavlin is Assistant Professor, Adj. in the Liberal Arts Department at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. His current book project is titled Glancing Visions: American Literature Beyond the Gaze. He is also working on co-editing a collection titled “Conjecturing a Climate”: Reading Emily Dickinson at the End of the World. You can find his articles in Diacritics, ESQ, Continental Philosophy Review, English, Wallace Stevens Journal, Edgar Allan Poe Review, as well as in many other journals and collections. He has recently started a new project on techne, criticism, and conceptual art and poetry.