Ian Balfour is Professor of English at York University. He is the author of several books, including The Rhetoric of Romantic Prophecy. He edited with the filmmaker Atom Egoyan Subtitles: On the Foreignness of Film, with Eduardo Cadava a double-issue of South Atlantic Quarterly on human rights, and was sole editor of Late Derrida for SAQ. He has taught at Cornell as the M. H. Abrams Distinguished Visiting Professor of English and held visiting professorships at Williams College, Rice University, and Johann Wolfgang Goethe University in Frankfurt, among others. He’s currently finishing up a book on the sublime and has a side project on cover songs and one on titles.