Eduardo Cadava teaches in the English Department at Princeton University, where he is also an associate member of the Department of Comparative Literature and the School of Architecture. He is the author of Words of Light: Theses on the Photography of History and of Emerson and the Climates of History. He also has co-edited Who Comes After the Subject? and translated several essays by Derrida, Lacoue-Labarthe, Blanchot, and others. He is currently writing a collection of essays on mourning and nationalism, entitled Mourning America, and a small book on the relation between music and techniques of reproduction, memorization, and writing, entitled Music on Bones.