Dr Rick Dolphijn (Media and Culture Studies) is appointed Honorary Associate Professor at the University of Hong Kong in the School of the Humanities (Comparative Literature) for the period of 1 September 2016 to 31 August 2019. Each year he will spend the month of April in Hong Kong, lecturing on Deleuze’s Logic of Sense and working in the Philosophy and Art Lecture Series set up with the Common Core Programme and the University of Hong Kong Museum.
Dr Rick Dolphijn teaches and does research on cultural theory at large. He published two books: New Materialism: Interviews and Cartographies (with Iris van der Tuin; Open Humanities Press 2012) and Foodscapes, Towards a Deleuzian Ethics of Consumption (Eburon/University of Chicago Press 2004). He has written on new materialism, ecology/ecosophy and art and is interested in the developments in continental philosophy and speculative thought. His academic work has appeared in journals like Angelaki, Rhizomes, Collapse and Deleuze Studies. He edited (with Rosi Braidotti) This Deleuzian Century: Art, Activism, Life (Brill/Rodopi 2014/5) which is currently being translated into Turkish. Two edited books (with Rosi Braidotti) are coming out soon: Philosophy after Nature and Michel Serres' Procedural Philosophy. He is currently finishing a new monograph entitled Surfaces and Undercurrents: Geophilosophy, Art and the Contemporary.