Freie Univesität Berlin
Sami Sjöberg is a researcher, professional editor, and journalist holding a PhD in Comparative Literature. His thesis “Anterior Future. Essays on Messianism, Anti-Rationality, and Mystical Language in Lettrism” (2012) addresses the manifestations of messianic and kabbalistic themes, motifs, and techniques in the avant-garde movement "lettrism." He has written on French avant-garde literature and its relation to Judaism, on lettrism, contemporary European art and the poetics of the avant-garde. His academic articles, criticism, and essays on art have been published in international and in Finnish journals. In the autumn of 2012 a theme issue "Nothing" of Angelaki will be published with Sjöberg as a co-editor.
Essays in Partial Answers
Mysticism of Immanence : Lettrism, Sprachkritik, and the Immediate Message
Volume 11, Issue 1, January 2013
Episodes in the History of Ideas