Elizabeth Grosz

Elizabeth Grosz

Professor Emerita of Program in Gender, Sexuality and Feminist Studies

External address: 
210 East Duke Bldg, Durham, NC 27708
Internal office address: 
Box 90760, Durham, NC 27708-0760
(919) 684-4052

Elizabeth Grosz is Professor of Women's Studies and Literature at Duke University.  She moved to the USA from Australia to take up a position in the Departments of Comparative Literature and English at SUNY Buffalo. She moved to the Women's and Gender Studies Department at Rutgers University in 2002 and took up her position at Duke in 2012


  • Ph.D., University of Technology Sydney (Australia) 1981

Grosz, E. Sexual subversions. 2020, pp. 1–259. Scopus, doi:10.4324/9781003134350. Full Text

Grosz, E. Volatile bodies. 2020, pp. 1–272. Scopus, doi:10.4324/9781003118381. Full Text

Grosz, E. The nick of time: Politics, evolution and the untimely. 2020, pp. 1–328. Scopus, doi:10.4324/9781003118121. Full Text

Grosz, E. Space, time and perversion: Essays on the politics of bodies. 2018, pp. 1–273. Scopus, doi:10.4324/9781315656564. Full Text

Grosz, E. The Incorporeal: Ontology, Ethics, and the Limits of Materialism. Columbia University Press, 2017.

Grosz, Elizabeth A. Chaos, Territory, Art. Columbia University Press, 2013.

Grosz, Elizabeth, and Elspeth Probyn. Sexy Bodies: The Strange Carnalities of Feminism. Routledge, 2013.

Grosz, Elizabeth. Becoming Undone. Duke University Press, 2011.

Grosz, Elizabeth. Time Travels. Duke University Press, 2005.

Grosz, Elizabeth. The Nick of Time. Duke University Press, 2004.


Grosz, E. “Inscriptions and body-maps: Representations and the corporeal.” Feminine/Masculine and Representation, 2020, pp. 62–74.

Grosz, E. “Bodies-Cities.” Feminist Theory and the Body: A Reader, 2017, pp. 381–87.

Grosz, E. “Psychoanalysis and the body.” Feminist Theory and the Body: A Reader, 2017, pp. 267–72.

Grosz, E. “Criticism, feminism, and the institution.” The Post-Colonial Critic: Interviews, Strategies, Dialogues, 2014, pp. 1–16. Scopus, doi:10.4324/9780203760048. Full Text

Grosz, E. “Conclusion a note on essentialism and difference.” Feminist Knowledge: Critique and Construct, 2013, pp. 332–44.

Grosz, E. “Philosophy.” Feminist Knowledge: Critique and Construct, 2013, pp. 147–74.

Rowley, H., and E. Grosz. “Psychoanalysis and feminism.” Feminist Knowledge: Critique and Construct, 2013, pp. 175–204.

Grosz, E. “Contemporary theories of power and subjectivity.” Feminist Knowledge: Critique and Construct, 2013, pp. 59–120.

Grosz, E. “Future, cities, architecture.” Architectural Theories of the Environment: Posthuman Territory, 2013, pp. 151–53.

Grosz, E. “Sexual difference as sexual selection: Irigarayan reflections on Darwin.” Relational Architectural Ecologies: Architecture, Nature and Subjectivity, 2013, pp. 175–91. Scopus, doi:10.4324/9780203770283. Full Text


Grosz, E., et al. “An Interview with Elizabeth Grosz: Geopower, Inhumanism and the Biopolitical.” Theory, Culture and Society, vol. 34, no. 2–3, May 2017, pp. 129–46. Scopus, doi:10.1177/0263276417689899. Full Text

Grosz, E. “Habit Today: Ravaisson, Bergson, Deleuze and Us.” Body and Society, vol. 19, no. 2–3, June 2013, pp. 217–39. Scopus, doi:10.1177/1357034X12472544. Full Text

Yusoff, K., et al. “Geopower: A panel on Elizabeth Grosz's Chaos, Territory, Art: Deleuze and the Framing of the Earth.” Environment and Planning D: Society and Space, vol. 30, no. 6, Dec. 2012, pp. 971–88. Scopus, doi:10.1068/d3006pan. Full Text

Grosz, E. “The nature of sexual difference.” Angelaki  Journal of the Theoretical Humanities, vol. 17, no. 2, June 2012, pp. 69–93. Scopus, doi:10.1080/0969725X.2012.701049. Full Text

Grosz, E. “Matter, Life and Other Variations.” Philosophy Today, vol. 55, 2012, pp. 17–27.

Grosz, E. “Irigaray og Kjønnsforskjellens Ontologi.” Agora. Journal for Metafysisk Spekulasjon, vol. 3, 2012, pp. 9–20.

Grosz, E. “Feminism, Art, Deleuze and Darwin: An Interview with Elizabeth Grosz.” Ariadne Lõng, vol. 7, 2012, pp. 247–58.

Grosz, E. “Utopie Wcielone – Czas Architektury.” Panoptikum. Audiovizualia, Film, Media, Sztuka, (Special Issue), Dys/ Utopie, vol. 16, 2012, pp. 249–62.

Grosz, E. “Deleuze, Ruyer, and Becoming-Brain: The Music of Life's Temporality.” Parrhesia, no. 15, 2012, pp. 1–13.

Grosz, E. “Darwin i gatunek ludzki.” Przeglad Filozoficzno Literacki [The Philosophical Literary Review], vol. 32, 2012.


Grosz, E., and H. Davis. “Of Worldliness and Being Otherwise: A Conversation with Elizabeth Grosz.” No More Potlucks, vol. 23, no. Dirt.