ABOUT ME

I am a queer activist and academic based in Berlin, Germany. In my work, I seek to trouble disciplinary boundaries and generate connections across scientific, aesthetic, and activist practices. My research focuses on bodies & technologies in transnational US contexts, encompassing body theory, technoscience studies, political ecology, continental philosophy, and feminist & queer theories. I have published articles in the peer-reviewed journals European Journal of Women's Studies, Women's Studies Quarterly, and Feral Feminisms, and am currently co-editing a special issue of Somatechnics on Data Matters. I teach in the M.A. Gender Studies program at the Center for Transdisciplinary Gender Studies at Humboldt University in Berlin, and from 2016-18 I was a fellow at the Rhizome Project on Gender & Science at the Image Knowledge Gestaltung research cluster. In conjunction with my academic research and teaching, I work across poetry, performance, mixed media, and the digital humanities. Ongoing projects and collaborations include the Radical Encounter podcast co-hosted with Patricia Silva, the NYC Feminist Film Week at Anthology Film Archives, and the environmental performance collective Harmattan Theater. I hold a PhD in Comparative Literary & Cultural Studies with a Graduate Certificate in Art & Philosophy from Stony Brook State University of New York.


RECENT PUBLICATIONS

RESEARCH

"Incorporeal Conditions: Elizabeth Grosz's Ontoethics" review of The Incorporeal by Elizabeth Grosz. Freiburger Zeitschrift Nr. 24, 2018. 

"Liminal politics: Performing feminine difference with Hélène Cixous." European Journal of Women's Studies, "Femininity Revisited" Special Issue, 2018.

Vital Differences. Indeterminacy & the Biomedical Body. Stony Brook State University of New York. ProQuest, 2017.

"Aquapelagic Assemblages: Performing Urban Ecology with Harmattan Theater." (with May Joseph). WSQ: Women’s Studies Quarterly, "At Sea" Special Issue. Vol. 45, No. 1, 2017.

"The Brain’s Body: Neuroscience and Corporeal Politics by Victoria Pitts-Taylor.Zentrum für transdisziplinäre Geschlechterstudien Bulletin Info Nr. 53, 2016.

"Moving Dangers: Motion, Danger, and the Queer Body in Performance." Feral Feminisms. Issue 5: Untimely Bodies, 2016.

POETRY

“The Morning They Shot Anavere,” Ink, Sweat & Tears, 2018

Natural Language. Dancing Girl Press, 2017


TALKS & LECTURES

TALK "A Kind of Derangement: The Pathogenic Temporalities of Chemical Sensitivity" SLSA Society for Literature, Science & the Arts 32nd Annual Conference | Toronto, Canada. 15-18 November, 2018

TALK “Material (Dis)Unities: historicizing celiac disease as a disorder of malabsorption in Willem Dicke's Experimental Studies 1948-49” European Society for the History of Science Biennial Conference | London, U.K. 14-17 September, 2018 

INVITED LECTURE NOISE Graduate Summer School, Utrecht University, the Netherlands. 28 August, 2018

TALK "Aquatopia: Performing Ecology as Community in Urban Spaces" Interspecies Entanglements panel. "Urban Matters: Material Engagements with Communities and Borders in Times of Movement" 9th Annual Conference on the New Materialisms | Utrecht University, The Netherlands. 22 June, 2018 


MIXED MEDIA


PERFORMANCES