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Eugene Holland

Eugene Holland

Eugene Holland

Emeritus Professor


468 Hagerty Hall
1775 S. College Road
Columbus, OH 

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Areas of Expertise

  • Critical Social and Cultural Theory
  • Cultural Studies
  • Comparative Literature
  • Citizenship


  • Ph.D. University of California, San Diego

Eugene W. Holland specializes in interdisciplinary social and critical theory. In addition publishing articles in journals such as Culture, Theory and Critique, Symposium, South Atlantic Quarterly, Cultural Logic, Strategies, Angelaki, and SubStance on topics in poststructuralist theory and particularly the work of Gilles Deleuze, he is the author of Readers Guide to A Thousand Plateaus [Bloomsbury/Continuum 2013], Nomad Citizenship: Free-Market Communism and the Slow-Motion General Strike [University of Minnesota Press 2011], Deleuze and Guattari’s Anti-Oedipus: Introduction to Schizoanalysis [Routledge 1999], and Baudelaire and Schizoanalysis: The Sociopoetics of Modernism [Cambridge UP 1993]. 

Publications Linked:

"A Schizoanalytic Reading of Baudelaire: The Modernist as Postmodernist," Postmodern Culture 4:1 (1993).

"Spinoza and Marx," in Cultural Logic 2:1 (Fall 1998).


Readers Guide to A Thousand Plateaus [Bloomsbury/Continuum 2013]

Nomad Citizenship: Free-Market Communism and the Slow-Motion General Strike [University of Minnesota Press 2011]
Deleuze and Guattari's Anti-Oedipus: Introduction to Schizoanalysis [Routledge, 1999]
Baudelaire and Schizoanalysis: The Sociopoetics of Modernism [Cambridge University Press, 1993]

Selected Articles:

"Deleuze and Guattari and Minor Marxism," in (Mis)Readings of Marx in Continental Philospohy, Jernej Habjan and Jessica Whyte, eds. (New York: Palgrave, 2014): 99-110.

“Deleuze and Psychoanalysis,” in the Cambridge Companion to Gilles Deleuze, Daniel W. Smith and Henry Somers-Hall, eds. (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2012): 307-36.

“Global Cosmopolitanism and Nomad Citizenship,” in Cosmopolitanism: An Interdisciplinary Exploration, R. Braidotti, P. Hanafin and B. Blaagaard, eds. (London: Routledge, 2012): 149-65.

Non-Linear Historical Materialism; Or, What is Revolutionary in Deleuze and Guattari’s Philosophy of History?” in Time and History in Deleuze and Serres, Bernd Herzogenrath, ed. (London: Continuum, 2012): 17-30.

“Schizoanalysis, Nomadology, Fascism, in Deleuze and Politics, Nick Thoburn & Ian Buchanan, eds. (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2008): 74-97.

“Nonlinear Historical Materialism and Postmodern Marxism,” Culture, Theory, Critique 47:2 (2006): 181–196.

“Nomadologie affirmative et machine de guerre,” Symposium 10:1 (2006): 353-62.

“Utopian Thought in Deleuze and Guattari,” in Milner, Ryan and Savage, eds., Imagining the Future: Utopia and Dystopia, North Carlton, AU: Arena Publications, 2006): 217-42.

“Nomad Citizenship and Global Democracy,” in Gilles Deleuze and the Social: Toward a New Social Analytic, eds. Martin Fuglsang and Bent Meier Sorensen (Edinburgh University Press, 2006): 191-206.

“Affective Citizenship and the Death-State,” in Deleuze and the Contemporary World, eds. Adrian Parr and Ian Buchanan (Edinburgh University Press, 2006): 161-74.

“Studies in Applied Nomadology: Jazz Improvisation and Postcapitalist Markets,” in Deleuze and Music, Ian Buchanan and Marcel Swiboda, Eds. (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2004): 20-35.

“Optimism of the Intellect…,” Strategies 16:2 (2003): 121-31.

"Representation and Misrepresentation in Postcolonial Literature and Theory," Research in African Literatures 34:1 (2003): 159-73.

"Infinite Subjective Representation and the Perversion of Death," Angelaki: Journal of the Theoretical Humanities 5:2 (2000): 85-91.