851Monsters of Sex: Foucault and the Problem of LifeFoucault Studies 24 (2): 102-124. 2018.This article argues, contra-Derrida, that Foucault does not essentialize or precomprehend the meaning of life or bio- in his writings on biopolitics. Instead, Foucault problematizes life and provokes genealogical questions about the meaning of modernity more broadly. In The Order of Things, the 1974-75 lecture course at the Collège de France, and Herculine Barbin, the monster is an important figure of the uncertain shape of modernity and its entangled problems (life, sex, madness, criminality, e…Read more
4New Forms of Revolt: Kristeva’s Intimate Politics (edited book)SUNY Press. 2017.
27Ellen Feder. Family Bonds: Genealogies of Race and Gender (review)philoSOPHIA: A Journal of Continental Feminism 1 (1): 127-131. 2011.
12Lynne Huffer, Are the Lips a Grave? A Queer Feminist on the Ethics of Sex , ISBN: 978-0-231-16417-7 (review)Foucault Studies 21 248-252. 2016.
155Julia Kristeva and the Politics of LifeJournal of French and Francophone Philosophy 21 (1): 27-42. 2013.In her recent writings on the powers and limits of psychoanalysis, Julia Kristeva develops a theory of power and subjectivity that engages implicitly, if not explicitly, with biopolitical themes. Exploring these engagements, this paper draws on Kristeva to discuss the mute symptoms of homo sacer and the regulatory power of the spectacle. Staging an uncommon (and sometimes antagonistic) conversation between Kristeva, Agamben, and Foucault, I construct a field of inquiry that I term the “psychic l…Read more
32Agamben, Kristeva, and the Language of the SacredPhilosophy Today 56 (2): 164-174. 2012.
10Julia Kristeva. The Severed Head: Capital Visions (review)philoSOPHIA: A Journal of Continental Feminism 5 (1): 145-148. 2015.
California State University, NorthridgeDepartment of PhilosophyAssistant Professor
Department of Philosophy
Areas of Specialization
|Philosophy of Gender, Race, and Sexuality|
Areas of Interest
|Social and Political Philosophy|