Professor of critical theory and cultural history Ben Kafka.

Ben Kafka

Ben Kafka is an intellectual and cultural historian at NYU. His book The Demon of Writing: Powers and Failures of Paperwork was published by Zone Books in 2012.

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Pushing Paper

Ben Kafka

Paperwork has never fit comfortably into our idea of what work means—it has no heroes and few sympathies. More

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