Adam Stern

Position title: Assistant Professor of Jewish Studies and German, Nordic, & Slavic+


Harvard University, Ph.D. Study of Religion
The University of Chicago, A.M. Religious Studies
Columbia University, B.A. Comparative Literature

Research Areas: Continental philosophy, Jewish thought, race and religion, secularism, political theology, translation theory, media studies

Other Affiliations: Religious Studies, Middle East Studies

Pronouns: he/him/his

About: Adam Stern arrived at the University of Wisconsin–Madison in 2019. He previously held a position as a postdoctoral associate in the Whitney Humanities Center and Program for the Study of Antisemitism at Yale University. His first book, Survival: A Theological-Political Genealogy, was published with the University of Pennsylvania Press in 2021. Recent articles have appeared in journals such as CR: The New Centennial Review, Modern Intellectual History, and Critical Times. He is currently working on two book-length projects: Settlers, Natives, Jews and No Hands: An Archaeology of Emancipation.

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