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. 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, Elizabeth. Jacques Lacan: a feminist introduction. Routledge, 2002.

Grosz, Elizabeth, and Peter Eisenman. Architecture from the Outside. MIT Press, 2001.

Grosz, Elizabeth A. Becomings. Explorations in Time, Memory and Futures. Cornell University Press, 1999.

Grosz, Elizabeth A. Space, Time, and Perversion. Burns & Oates, 1995.


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. “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. “Identity and individuation: Some feminist reflections.” Gilbert Simondon: Being and Technology, 2012, pp. 37–56.

Grosz, E. “Identity and individuation: Some feminist reflections.” Gilbert Simondon: Being and Technology, 2012, pp. 133–96.

Grosz, E. “A Arte e o Animal.” Conexões. Deleuze e Arte e Ciêcia e Acontecimento E, Conexões. Deleuze e Arte e Ciêcia e Acontecimento eConexões. Deleuze e Arte e Ciêcia e Acontecimento e, 2012, pp. 117–26.

Grosz, E. “he Future of Feminist Theory. Dreams for New Knowledges.” Undutiful Daughters: New Directions in Feminist Thought and Practice, edited by F. Söderbäck et al., Palgrave-Macmillan, 2012.

Grosz, E. “The Inhuman in the Humanities. Darwin and the Ends of Man.” What Is the Human? Australian Voices from the Humanities, edited by L. E. Semler et al., Australian Scholarly Publishing, 2012, pp. 3–18.

Grosz, E. “Time Out of Joint.” Time and History in Deleuze and Serres, edited by B. Herzogenrath, Continuum Books, 2012.

Grosz, E. “Differences disturbing identity: Deleuze and feminism.” Working with Affect in Feminist Readings: Disturbing Differences, 2010, pp. 101–11. Scopus, doi:10.4324/9780203885925. Full Text

Grosz, E. “Living Art and the Art of Life: Women’s Painting from the Western Desert.” Before and After Science. 2010 Adelaide Biennal of Australian Art, Art Gallery of South Australia, 2010, pp. 15–24.


Grosz, E., et al. “An Interview with Elizabeth Grosz: Geopower, Inhumanism and the Biopolitical.” Theory, Culture and Society, vol. 34, no. 2–3, Jan. 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. “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 Heather Davis. “Of Worldliness and Being Otherwise: A Conversation with Elizabeth Grosz.” No More Potlucks, vol. 23, 2012.


Grosz, E. What is Real.

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