Patricia Ticineto Clough is professor of Sociology and Women’s Studies at the City University of New York-Queens College and the Graduate Center. She is the author of Autoaffection: Unconscious Thought in the Age of Teletechnology (2000), Feminist Thought: Desire, Power and Academic Discourse (1994), and The End(s) of Ethnography: From Realism to Social Criticism (1998). She is editor of The Affective Turn: Theorizing the Social (2007) and, with Craig Willse, editor of Beyond Biopolitics: Essays on the Governance of Life and Death (forthcoming). Clough’s work has drawn on theoretical traditions concerned with technology, affect, unconscious processes, timespace, and political economy. She is currently working on Ecstatic Corona an ethnographic historical research and experimental writing project about where she grew up in Queens, New York.