Shannon Bell

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Shannon Bell (born 5 July 1955) is a performance philosopher who lives and writes philosophy-in-action, experimental philosophy.

Her six books include Reading, Writing and Rewriting the Prostitute Body, Whore Carnival, Bad Attitude/s on Trial (co-author), New Socialisms (co-editor), and Fast Feminism.

Bell is currently researching extreme science and art for her book entitled Fast Bodies; this research is funded by Social Science and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC).

Bell is a Professor and Graduate Programme Director in the York University Political Science Department, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. She teaches postmodern theory, fast feminism, sexual politics, cyber politics, identity politics and violent philosophy.

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Main works[edit]

  • Bell, Shannon (1994). Reading, writing, and rewriting the prostitute body. Bloomington: Indiana University Press. ISBN 0253208599. 
  • Bell, Shannon (1995). Whore carnival. Brooklyn, NY: Autonomedia. ISBN 1570270228. 
  • Bell, Shannon; Cossman, Brenda; Gotell, Lise Eds (1997). Bad attitude/s on trial : pornography, feminism, and the Butler decision. Toronto Buffalo: University of Toronto Press. ISBN 0802076432. 
  • Albritton, Robert; Bell, Shannon; Bell, John R.; Westra, Richard Eds (2004). New socialisms futures beyond globalization. London New York: Routledge. pp. 139–156. ISBN 020339089X. 
  • Bell, Shannon; Kulchyski, Peter K Eds (2013). Subversive itinerary: the thought of Gad Horowitz. Toronto: University of Toronto Press. ISBN 9781442645325. 

Chapters in books[edit]

  • Liquid Fire in Johnson, Merri L. Ed (2002). Jane sexes it up : true confessions of feminist desire. New York: Four Walls Eight Windows. pp. 327–345. ISBN 9781568581804. 
  • Post-porn\post-anti-porn: Queer socialist pornography in Albritton, Robert; Shannon, Bell; John R., Bell; Westra, Richard Eds (2004). New socialisms futures beyond globalization. London New York: Routledge. pp. 139–156. ISBN 020339089X. 
  • Levinas and Alterity Politics in Horowitz, Asher; Horowitz, Gad Eds (2006). Difficult justice commentaries on Levinas and politics. Toronto Ont: University of Toronto Press. pp. 111–126. ISBN 9780802080097. 
  • Istvan Kantor: Machinery Execution in Elavia, Firoza Ed (2008). Cinematic folds : the furling and unfurling of images. Toronto: Pleasure Dome. pp. 109–115. ISBN 9780968211540. 
  • Victimless Leather - A Prototype of Stitch-less Jacket grown in a Technoscientific "Body" in Scapp, Ron; Seitz, Brian Eds (2010). Fashion statements : on style, appearance, and reality. New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan. pp. 57–67. ISBN 9780230105423. 
  • The Fungi Dress - A Living Garment, Interview with Donna Franklin in Scapp, Ron; Seitz, Brian Eds (2010). Fashion statements : on style, appearance, and reality. New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan. pp. 49–55. ISBN 9780230105423. 
See also "The fungus gown that grows" Melbourne Leader lifestyle section. 18 November 2009. Retrieved 17 June 2013.
  • Nina Arsenault: Fast Feminist "Object a" in Rudakoff, Judith (2012). Trans(per)forming Nina Arsenault : an unreasonable body of work. Bristol: Intellect. ISBN 9781841505718. 

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