Elizabeth Grosz

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Elizabeth Grosz teaches in the Program in Women's Studies at Duke University. She has written on French philosophers, including Maurice Merleau-Ponty, Jacques Lacan, Jacques Derrida, Michel Foucault and Gilles Deleuze, as well as Luce Irigaray, Julia Kristeva and Michèle Le Dœuff.


Grosz taught at the University of Sydney from 1978 until 1991. In 1992, she became the director of the Institute of Critical and Cultural Studies at Monash University. From 1999 to 2001 she worked at the State University of New York at Buffalo, and she taught at Rutgers University from 2002 until joining Duke University in 2012. She has held visiting positions at University of Bergen, Norway; the University of Technology Sydney; University of California, Santa Cruz; University of California, Davis; and Johns Hopkins University.[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)

Edited books[edit]

  • Feminist Challenges. Social and Political Theory (1986), co-edited with Carole Pateman
  • Language, Semiotics, Ideology (1986), co-edited with Terry Threadgold, Gunter Kress and MAK Halliday
  • Futur*Fall. Excursions into Postmodernity (1987), co-edited with Terry Threadgold, David Kelly and Alan Cholodenko
  • Sexy Bodies: The Strange Carnalities of Feminism (1995), co-edited with Elspeth Probyn
  • Becomings: Explorations in Time, Memory and Futures (1999)


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