Kate Eichhorn is an assistant professor of Culture and Media Studies at The New School. Her research focuses on material culture, the theory and practice of the archive, and the poetics of everyday life. Recent articles have appeared or are forthcoming in Public Culture, Invisible Culture, Cultural Studies = Critical Methodologies and Women’s Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal. She is also the author of two books of poetry, including Fond (2008), and co-editor of Prismatic Publics (2009). She serves as review editor for Topia: Canadian Journal of Cultural Studies and is currently completing a booklength study entitled Reading the Refuse: Archiving and the Poetics of Everyday Life.