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Leo Bersani is an internationally renowned scholar who has worked in a variety of fields including gender/sexuality studies, literary studies, psychoanalytical theory, and film and media studies. He has taught at University of California, Berkeley; Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Paris; Princeton University; the University of Chicago; and the University of Pennsylvania. His books include: Homos, The Freudian Body: Psychoanalysis and Art, The Culture of Redemption, Arts of Impoverishment: Beckett, Rothko, Resnais, Derek Jarman’s Caravaggio, and Forms of Being: Cinema, Aesthetics, Subjectivity.