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Race, Sexuality, and Social Justice



Shannon Winnubst Associate Professor of Women's Studies

Shannon Winnubst

Shannon Winnubst is an Associate Professor in Women’s Studies at Ohio State. Trained in the history of western philosophy, particularly 20th century French philosophy, she specializes in queer theory, race theory, feminist theory, and psychoanalysis. She is the author of Queering Freedom (2006), and editor of Reading BatailleNow (2006), and has published essays in journals such as Hypatia: A Journal of Feminist Philosophy and Philosophy and Social Criticism, as well as in numerous anthologies. In addition to ongoing work in French philosophy (especially on Foucault, Lacan and batalle), her current book project focuses on the questions of ethics and difference in neoliberalism, developing a queer critique that highlights the intertwining incommensurabilities of race and sexuality in our contemporary milieu.