Brad Evans

Brad Evans is a political philosopher, critical theorist, and writer, who specializes on the problem of violence. He is author of over 17 books and edited volumes, including most recently Ecce Humanitas: Beholding the Pain of Humanity (2021) and Conversations on Violence: An Anthology (with Adrian Parr, 2021). He leads the Los Angeles Review of Books “Histories of Violence” section.


CONTRIBUTOR ARTICLES

The Comedy Divine

Reimaging Dante’s great poem 700 years after the poet’s death....


When the Towers Fell

LARB presents a symposium reflecting on 9/11, curated and introduced by Brad Evans....


Histories of Violence: Slavery in America

Brad Evans speaks with Ana Lucia Araujo, author of “Reparations for Slavery and the Slave Trade.” A conversation in the “Histories of Violence” series....


The Violence of the Algorithm

Brad Evans speaks with Davide Panagia, author of “Ten Theses for an Aesthetics of Politics.” A conversation in Brad Evans’s Histories of Violence series....


The Death of Humanitarianism

Brad Evans speaks with Mark Duffield, author of “Post-Humanitarianism.” A conversation in the “Histories of Violence” series....


The Intimate Life of Violence

Brad Evans speaks with Elaine Scarry, Walter M. Cabot Professor of Aesthetics and the General Theory of Value at Harvard University....


Literary Violence

Brad Evans speaks with Tom McCarthy. A conversation in Brad Evans’s "Histories of Violence" series....


Facing the Intolerable

Jacques Rancière and how a new politics of aesthetics disrupts the way we reduce violence into mediated forms....


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