Elizabeth Grosz

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Elizabeth Grosz is a professor of women's studies at Duke University and has written on French philosophers, including Jacques Lacan, Jacques Derrida, Michel Foucault, Luce Irigaray and Gilles Deleuze.


After Grosz earned a Ph.D. in philosophy at the University of Sydney, she was a lecturer and senior lecturer at the same school from 1978 to 1991. In 1992, she moved to Monash University. At Monash, she served as an associate professor and a professor of comparative literature, critical theory and philosophy. She also directed the Institute of Critical and Cultural Studies. From 1999 to 2001, she was a professor of comparative literature and English at the State University of New York at Buffalo. She taught at Rutgers University from 2002 until joining Duke University in 2012.[1]


  • Sexual Subversions: Three French Feminists (1989)
  • Jacques Lacan: A Feminist Introduction (1990)
  • Volatile Bodies: Toward a Corporeal Feminism (1994)
  • Space, Time and Perversion: Essays on the Politics of Bodies (1995)
  • Architecture from the Outside: Essays on Virtual and Real Space (2001)
  • The Nick of Time: Politics, Evolution and the Untimely (2004)
  • Time Travels: Feminism, Nature, Power (2005)
  • Chaos, Territory, Art: Deleuze and the Framing of the Earth (2008)
  • Becoming Undone. Darwinian Reflections on Life, Politics and Art (2011)


  1. ^ "Elizabeth Grosz Bio". Duke University Womens Studies. Retrieved March 8, 2015. 

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