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, 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, Elizabeth A. Volatile Bodies. Toward a Corporeal Feminism. Indiana University Press, 1994.

Grosz, E. Crossing Boundaries: Feminisms and the Critique of Knowledges. Edited by B. Caine et al., Allen and Unwin, 1988.

Grosz, Elizabeth A. Irigaray and the Divine. 1986.

Grosz, E. Semiotics, Ideology, Language. Edited by T. Threadgold et al., 1986.

Grosz, Elizabeth A. Futur*Fall: Excursions into Postmodernity. 1986.


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. “The time of architecture.” Embodied Utopias: Gender, Social Change and the Modern Metropolis, 2003, pp. 265–78.

Grosz, E. “Histories of the present and future: Feminism, power, bodies.” Thinking the Limits of the Body, 2003, pp. 13–23.


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

Grosz, E. “The practice of feminist theory.” Differences, vol. 21, no. 1, Aug. 2010, pp. 94–108. Scopus, doi:10.1215/10407391-2009-019. Full Text

Grosz, E. “The untimeliness of feminist theory.” Nora  Nordic Journal of Feminist and Gender Research, vol. 18, no. 1, Mar. 2010, pp. 48–51. Scopus, doi:10.1080/08038741003627039. Full Text

Grosz, E. “Embodied Utopia - time of architecture.” Panoptikum: Audiovizualia, Film, Media, Sztuka, no. 9, Akademickie Centrum Kultury UG “ALTERNATOR,” 2010.

Grosz, E. “Deleuze, Bergson and the concept of life.” Revue Internationale De Philosophie, vol. 61, no. 241, Dec. 2007, pp. 287–99.

Grosz, E. “Derrida and feminism: A remembrance.” Differences, vol. 16, no. 3, Dec. 2005, pp. 88–94. Scopus, doi:10.1215/10407391-16-3-88. Full Text

Grosz, E. “Bergson, deleuze and the becoming of unbecoming.” Parallax, vol. 11, no. 2, Dec. 2005, pp. 4–13. Scopus, doi:10.1080/13534640500058434. Full Text

Grosz, E. “Chaos, territory, art: Deleuze and the framing of the earth.” Idea (Interior Design/ Interior Architecture Educator’S Association, 2005, pp. 15–29.

Grosz, E. “Feminist futures?Tulsa Studies in Womens Literature, vol. 21, no. 1, Dec. 2002, pp. 13–20. Scopus, doi:10.2307/4149212. Full Text

Grosz, E. “A politics of imperceptibility: A response to ‘Anti-racism, multiculturalism and the ethics of identification’.” Philosophy &Amp; Social Criticism, vol. 28, no. 4, Jan. 2002, pp. 463–72. Scopus, doi:10.1177/0191453702028004528. Full Text