Adrian Daub is Professor of German Studies and Comparative Literature at Stanford, where he also directs the Michelle R. Clayman Institute for Gender Research, the Program in Feminist, Gender and Sexuality Studies and the Andrew W. Mellon Program for Postdoctoral Studies in the Humanities. He is the author of several books about German intellectual and cultural history, including Uncivil Unions (2012), Tristan’s Shadow (2013), and Four-Handed Monsters (2014). He has also written on popular culture and contemporary culture, including The James Bond Songs (with Charles Kronengold, 2015) and Pop Up Nation (2016). His books The Dynastic Imagination and What Tech Calls Thinking will be published in 2020. He is a frequent contributor to many national and international magazines and newspapers, including The New Republic, n+1, Longreads (United States), The Guardian (UK), Neue Zürcher Zeitung (Switzerland) and Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung and Die Zeit (Germany).