The Institute of Philosophy in conjunction with the Faculty of Arts at KU Leuven, Belgium is advertising a 100% 4-year (2 + 2) Ph.
D. position in Feminist Philosophy / Gender Studies / Literary Theory (starting date : February 1, 2021). Application deadline, December 1, 2020.
Gendered Mimesis is an interdisciplinary project at the crossroads between feminist philosophy and literary theory led by Prof.
Nidesh Lawtoo and hosted by the Institute of Philosophy and the Faculty of Arts (English; Cultural Studies) at KU Leuven.
The goal of the project is to investigate the role mimesis (imitation) plays in contemporary rethinking of the gendered subject in terms of performativity, relationality, and affect, with special focus on Adriana Cavarero’s philosophical / literary investigation of gendered inclinations.