Dr. Gregory Jones-Katz

KWI International Fellow

Academic career

  • 2016-   Lecturer, School of Humanities and Social Science, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen
  • Ph.D. American History, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Graduation Date: August 2016

Research Interest

  • American intellectual and cultural history
  • history of higher education
  • global history of the humanities

Publications (selection):

Monograph

  • September 2021 Deconstruction: An American Institution, University of Chicago Press

Publications with peer review process

  • 2023    “Theory as a ‘Cognitive Good’ and the ‘New Spirit of (American) Capitalism’,” Amerikastudien / American Studies, Forthcoming
  • 2022    “Challenging Humanism: Jews, Theory, and Yale During the Last Three Decades of the Twentieth Century.” In: Jewish Social Studies: HistoryCultureSociety, Forthcoming
  • 2022    “Theorizing and Practicing History as the Metabolization of the World: A Conversation with Hans Ulrich Gumbrecht.” In: History and Theory 61:1, 124-139
  • 2020    “’The Brides of Deconstruction and Criticism’ and the Transformation of Feminism in the North American Academy.” In: Modern Intellectual History 17:2, 413-442

Publications without peer review process

Essays

  • 2022   “Well Protected in the Surveillance State/Wohlbehütet im Überwachungsstaat,” Schweizer Monat: Die Autorenzeitschrift für Politik, Wirtschaft und Kultur ( 1094) March, 10-13
  • 2021    “Schwindel der Gegenwart: Leben in Shenzhen,” trans. Christian Demand and Ekkehard Knörer, Merkur: Deutsche Zeitschrift für europäisches Denken, 75:5, 41-52
  • 2021    “American Theory,” trans. Christian Demand and Ekkehard Knörer, Merkur: Deutsche Zeitschrift für europäisches Denken, 75:3, 29-41