Fanny Söderbäck is Assistant Professor of Philosophy at DePaul University. She holds a PhD in Philosophy from the New School for Social Research, and taught philosophy for several years at Siena College. Fanny has edited Feminist Readings of Antigone (SUNY Press, 2010) and is a co-editor of the volume Undutiful Daughters: New Directions in Feminist Thought and Practice (Palgrave Macmillan, 2012). She is also the editor of a special issue of philoSOPHIA: A Journal of Continental Feminism on the topic of birth. Her work has appeared in scholarly journals such as Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society, Journal of Speculative Philosophy, and Journal of French and Francophone Philosophy. She is working on a book manuscript titled Revolutionary Time, which treats the role of time as it appears in the work of Julia Kristeva and Luce Irigaray. With a background in Comparative Literature and Journalism, Fanny worked as a freelancing art and literary critic for many years, and her research often lies at the intersection between philosophy and other disciplines. As a graduate student, she was Julia Kristeva’s research as

 

Sarah Hansen is Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Cal State Northridge. They earned a Ph.D. in Philosophy from Vanderbilt University in 2010 and specialize in Feminist Theory, Ethics, and Continental Philosophy. In broad terms, Sarah's research focuses on bodies and their connection to questions of power, knowledge and identity. They are especially interested in Kristeva's theory of the sacred and Kristeva's writings on the powers and limits of psychoanalysis.


 

Kelly Oliver is W. Alton Jones Professor of Philosophy at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee. She holds a Ph.D. in Philosophy from Northwestern University and specializes in Continental Philosophy, particularly Nietzsche, and Contemporary French Philosophy, particularly Derrida and Kristeva. She has authored nine books including Reading Kristeva, Witnessing: Beyond Recognition and, most recently, Animal Lessons: How They Teach Us to be Human. She has also edited 6 books including The Portable Kristeva, The French Feminism Reader and Recent French Feminism.