About the Author

Jerry Zaslove


Jerry Zaslove was a teacher and writer in the fields of comparative literature and the social history of art. His most recent work includes the installation The Insurance Man: Kafka in the Penal Colony and essays on the place of the university in society, exile and memory, and the city in history. He has taught at Simon Fraser University since its opening year in the Departments of English and Humanities and is the founding director of the Institute for the Humanities.