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Gender Without Borders MA: Who teaches this course

About the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

FASS FacultyThis course is delivered by the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences.

As a student on this course, you will benefit from a lively study environment, thanks to the wide range of postgraduate courses on offer. The Faculty's combination of academics and practitioners makes it a unique environment in which to further your studies and your career.

The Faculty provides a vibrant and forward-thinking environment for study with:

  • courses designed in collaboration with industry professionals – keeping you up to date with the latest developments;
  • established connections with the London arts and media scene – with a range of guest speakers, professors and lecturers visiting the University; and
  • committed and enthusiastic staff – many of whom are expert practitioners as well as leading academics and researchers.

The Faculty's combination of academics and practitioners makes it a unique environment in which to further your studies and your career.

Where is the Faculty based? Most students are based at the University's Penrhyn Road campus, with our music courses taught at the Kingston Hill campus.

Staff teaching on this course

Dr Éadaoin Agnew

Title: Senior lecturer in English

Research interests

  • 19th-century literature and culture
  • Anglo-Indian literature
  • Postcolonial literature and theory

Key publications

  • Imperial Women Writers in Victorian India: Representing Colonial Life, 1850-1910 (Palgrave Macmillan, 2016)
  • Science and Technology in Nineteenth-Century Ireland (ed. with Juliana Adelman; Four Courts, 2011)

Dr Colette Balmain

Title: Senior lecturer in film, TV and media

Research interests

  • East Asian cinema and cultures, with particular emphasis on sexuality, gender and race in relation to national identity
  • Whiteness studies
  • Disability studies

Key publications

  • East Asian Gothic Cinema
  • South Korean Horror cinema
  • Introduction to Japanese Horror Film

Professor Tina Chanter

Title: Professor of philosophy and gender

Research interests

  • Politics and aesthetics
  • The reception of Antigone
  • Recent and contemporary French Philosophy, especially Ranciere, Irigaray, Kofman and Kristeva

Key publications

  • The Picture of Abjection
  • Whose Antigone? The Tragic Marginalization of Slavery
  • Ethics of Eros: Irigaray's Reading of the Philosophers

Dr Martin Dines

Title: Senior lecturer in English

Research interests

  • 20-century British and American literature
  • Suburbia, fiction and culture
  • Gay and lesbian studies

Recent publications

  • New Suburban Stories, ed. with Timotheus Vermeulen (Bloomsbury, 2013)
  • Gay Suburban Narratives in American Literature and Culture: Homecoming Queens (Palgrave Macmillan, 2010)

Dr Jane Jordan

Title: Senior lecturer in English

Research interests

  • Victorian popular fiction and culture
  • Literary censorship of British fiction
  • Child prostitution

Key publications

  • Ouida and Victorian Popular Culture (ed. with Andrew King; Ashgate, 2014)
  • Life Writing: Spirit of the Age and State of the Art (ed. with Meg Jensen; Cambridge Scholars, 2010)

Professor Catherine Malabou

Title: Professor of philosophy

Research interests

  • French and German Contemporary Philosophy
  • Social and Political Philosophy
  • Gender Theory

Key publications

  • Changing Difference: The Feminine and the Question of Philosophy
  • The New Wounded: From Neurosis to Brain Damage
  • What Should We Do With Our Brain? The Future of Hegel: Plasticity, Temporality, Dialectic

Dr Helen Palmer

Title: Lecturer in English

Specialist subjects

  • Gilles Deleuze
  • Queer theory and new materialist feminisms
  • Modernism and the avant-garde

Recent publications

  • Deleuze and Futurism: A Manifesto for Nonsense (Bloomsbury, 2013).

Professor Stella Sandford

Title: Professor of philosophy

Research interests

  • Philosophies of sex and gender
  • Philosophy and psychoanalytical theory
  • Simone de Beauvoir

Key publications

  • Plato and Sex
  • How to Read Beauvoir
  • The Metaphysics of Love

Vron Ware

Title: Professor in criminology and sociology

Research interests

  • Racism, whiteness and intersectionality
  • National identity, war and militarization
  • Englishness
  • Gender relations and feminism in the Muslim-majority world

Key publications

  • Beyond The Pale: White Women, Racism & History,
  • Military Migrants: Fighting for YOUR Country,
  • Who Cares About Britishness? A global view of the national identity debate

Elena Catalano

Elena completed her PhD in Ethnochoreology at Durham University. Her research includes embodied experience, transcultural training, practitioners' international mobility and its relation to processes of identifications and artistic production. Elena is an active performer and dance teacher.


Dr Sara Upstone

Title: Associate professor

Specialist subjects:

  • Postcolonial literature
  • Contemporary British fiction
  • Black British and British Asian writing
  • Literary theory
  • Spatial politics

Recent publications:

  • British Asian Fiction: Twenty-First-Century Voices (Manchester University Press, 2010)
  • Spatial Politics in the Postcolonial Novel (Palgrave, 2009)

Stella Sandford

Stella Sandford is one of the leading feminist philosophers in Britain. She works on philosophy of sex and gender, 20th- century French philosophy and psychoanalysis. Her most recent book is Plato and Sex (2010). She has also published How to Read Beauvoir (2006) and The Metaphysics of Love: Gender and Transcendence in Levinas (2000). She is currently working on an English edition of Balibar's book on John Locke, Identité et difference. She is a member of the Radical Philosophy editorial collective, and her next projects are on metaphors of conception, birth and legitimacy in Kant, and the transdisciplinary functioning of the concept of sex.

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