James Zubko

Education

BA, Philosophy - Smith College

Research

Areas of Specialization

Philosophy of Gender and Sexuality, 20th Century Continental Philosophy

Areas of Competence

Social and Political Philosophy, Ethics

Dissertation

Title: "Ways of Being, Seen and Unseen: Concepts, Practices and the Emergence of Trans Subjectivities"

Presentations

"(Cis)ociety Must be Defended: Passing, Survival and the Medicalization of Trans* Bodies." Trans* Experience in Philosophy Conference, Eugene, Oregon, May 13-15th, 2016 (reviewed presentation).

"Trans* Bodies at the Limits of Intelligibility." Smith College, Northampton, Mass. September 24, 2015 (invited presentation).

"Trans* Bodies at the Limits of Intelligibility." National Women's Studies Association Conference, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, November 2015.

"(Cis)ociety Must be Defended: Foucaultian Biopolitics and the Medicalization of Trans* Bodies." Southwest Seminar in Continental Philosophy, Flagstaff, AZ, May 29-31, 2015.

"Trans* Bodies at the Limits of Intelligibility." Intersections of Experience: Culture, Violence and Power. Emory Graduate Philosophy Society 2015 Graduate Student Conference, Emory University, March 2015.

Teaching

Courses taught: PHIL 1102 - Values in the Modern World

Contact information

Office: Clement 311
Office hours: MW 11-12
Email: kmzubko@memphis.edu