Interview with Arthur Kroker

  • Arthur Kroker University of Victoria
Keywords: interview, relationality, abjection, melancholia, drift, Heidegger, Hayles, Haraway, Kroker


PJRP sat down with Dr. Kroker to discuss his work, the thinkers with whom he is currently concerned, and the topic of relationality as such.

Author Biography

Arthur Kroker, University of Victoria
Arthur Kroker is Canada Research Chair in Technology, Culture and Theory, Professor of Political Science, and the Director of the Pacific Centre for Technology and Culture (PACTAC) at the University of Victoria. He is the editor with Marilouise Kroker of the internationally acclaimed scholarly, peer-reviewed journal CTheory andCritical Digital Studies: A Reader (University of Toronto Press). His recent publications include The Will to Technology and the Culture of Nihilism: Heidegger, Nietzsche, and Marx (University of Toronto Press) and Born Again Ideology: Religion, Technology and Terrorism. In addition to the recent Japanese translation of The Will to Technology, eleven of Dr. Kroker’s books have been published in translation including German, Italian, Japanese and Croatian. Dr. Kroker’s current research focuses on the new area of critical digital studies and the politics of the body in contemporary techno-culture.