AmeriQuests: A Decade of Quests and Border Crossings

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Robert F. Barsky


This new issue is monumental in a host of ways, most notably since it marks our tenth year of publishing on-line, open access and peer-reviewed work for a growing audience of readers in more than 120 countries. We continue to explore new ways of providing valuable work to our readers, who now number in the tens of thousands, and for this issue we’re trying out yet another new pathway in this regard: the publishing of a first draft of a full-length book, by Julius Grey.

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Barsky, R. F. (2013). AmeriQuests: A Decade of Quests and Border Crossings. AmeriQuests, 10(1).
Author Biography

Robert F. Barsky, Vanderbilt University

Robert Barsky is the author or editor of numerous books on narrative and refugee law (Constructing a Productive Other: Discourse Theory and the Convention Refugee Hearing and Arguing and Justifying: Assessing the Convention Refugees' Choice of Moment, Motive and Host Country), on radical theory and practice (Noam Chomsky: A Life of Dissent and an edition of Anton Pannekoek's Workers Councils) on discourse and literary theory (Introduction à la théorie littéraire, an edited volume with Michael Holquist entitled Bakhtin and Otherness, an edited collection with Eric Méchoulan entitled The Production of French Criticism, and, most recently, an edited collection entitled Marc Angenot and the Scandal of History) and on translation -- in both theory and practice (including the translation of Michel Meyer's Philosophy and the Passions). He has been involved with a range of journals, including SubStance, for which he served as an editor, and he is the founder of 415 South Street, a literary magazine, and Discours social/Social Discourse. He is Professor of Comparative Literature, French and Italian, Vanderbilt University.