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.


Grosz earned a Ph.D. from the Department of General Philosophy at the University of Sydney, where she was a lecturer and senior lecturer from 1978 to 1991. In 1992, she moved to Monash University, where she was an associate professor and a professor of comparative literature, critical theory and philosophy. From 1999 to 2001, she was a professor of comparative literature and English at the State University of New York at Buffalo. She taught in Women's and Gender Studies 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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