Erik Vogt
Gwendolyn Miles Smith Professor of Philosophy
Phone: (860) 297-4095 Office Location: McCook 316
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Trinity College faculty member since 2002
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Univ.-Doz., Univ. of Vienna, Austria
Ph.D., Univ. of Vienna, Austria
M.A., Univ. of Vienna, Austria

Author/editor of 25 books; author of 80+ articles and book chapters; translator of 11 books and of 90+ articles; some of his work has been translated into 7 languages.

His editorial and translation work constitutes a significant part of his commitment to Trinity College's imperative regarding equ(al)ity, diversity and inclusion. His (co-)edited volumes as well as his translations of 50+ authors from 5 continents have attempted to offer opportunities for the presentation of heterogeneous philosophical voices.  

He is currently finishing a book on the issue of Romanticism and its relation to the idea "Yugoslavia" in some writings by Peter Handke (publication date fall 2024); he is also preparing an edited volume titled "Alain Badiou and the Arts" that focuses on literature, theater, music, and painting in Badiou's work, as well as an edited volume with the title "Biopolitics, Aesthetics, Art" that examines this specific constellation by gathering and examining theoretical and artistic voices from and/or on China, Japan, Turkey, Australia, Brazil, Russia, Italy, France, Austria, and Germany. Both volumes will be published in 2025.