Elizabeth Grosz

        The leading figure in Australian feminism, feminist philosophy, and the philosophy of becoming, Elizabeth Grosz is currently professor of Women's and Gender Studies at Rutgers.

Born in Sydney, she earned a BA and PhD in Philosophy from the University of Sydney. She taught there as a lecturer and senior lecturer from 1978-1991. She then moved to Monash University in Melbourne to become the Director of the newly formed the Institute of Critical and Cultural Studies in 1992, where she was Associate Professor and Professor in Critical Theory and Philosophy.

        Before arriving at Rutgers, she had taught at several other American universities: SUNY Buffalo, the University of California, Santa Cruz, University of California, Davis, Johns Hopkins University, the University of Richmond, George Washington University, and the University of California, Irvine.

        Her most important books are Volatile Bodies: Toward a Corporeal Feminism (1994), Space, Time and Perversion: Essays on the Politics of Bodies (1995), and the recent Architecture from the Outside: Essays on Virtual and Real Space (2001). She is also the author of numerous articles, Jacques Lacan: A Feminist Introduction (1990), Sexual Subversions: Three French Feminists (1989), and editor of Sexy Bodies: The Strange Carnalities of Feminism (1995).

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        On Friday, March 5th at 8 p.m. in the Little Theatre of the K-State Student Union, Elizabeth Grosz will speak on "The Future of Female Sexuality."


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