Steven Connor is Director of Research of the Digital Futures Institute, King’s College, London. He is Grace 2 Professor of English Emeritus in the University of Cambridge, and an Emeritus Fellow of Peterhouse, Cambridge.

His most recent books are The Madness of Knowledge: On Wisdom, Ignorance and Fantasies of Knowing (London: Reaktion/Chicago: Chicago University Press, 2019), Giving Way: Thoughts on Unappreciated Dispositions (Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2019), A History of Asking (London: Open Humanities Press, 2023), and Dreamwork: Why All Work is Imaginary (London: Reaktion/Chicago University Press, 2023). Styles of Seriousness will appear from Stanford University Press in October 2023.

He is currently writing Exorbitance, a study of the infirmities of scale, and a critical life of Gaston Bachelard.