1. Communist desire / Jodi Dean 2. Uneven developments and the end to the history of modernity's social democratic orientation : Madison's pro-union demonstrations / Paul A. Passavant 3. Imperial ends / Peter Fitzpatrick 4. Of first and last men : contract and colonial historicality in Foucault / Robert Nichols 5. A presence of a constant end : contemporary art and popular culture in Japan / Yoke-sum Wong 6. Frank's motel : horizontal and vertical in the big other / Mark Kingwell 7. Hegel and plasticity / Catherine Kellogg 8. Hegel's last words : mourning and melancholia at the end of the phenomenology / Rebecca Comay 9. "If you could take just two books. " : Jacques Derrida at the ends of the world with Heidegger and Robinson Crusoe / Michael Naas 10. What happened? What is going to happen? : an essay on the experience of the event / Leonard Lawlor 11. History drift / Arthur Kroker.