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    Professor Cressida J Heyes

Cressida J Heyes is Professor of Philosophy and Political Science at the University of Alberta, Canada. She is the author or editor of a number of books, including: Self-Transformations: Foucault, Ethics, and Normalized Bodies (Oxford University Press, 2007); Line Drawings: Defining Women through Feminist Practice (Cornell University Press, 2000); Cosmetic Surgery: A Feminist Primer (Ashgate 2009); and Philosophy and Gender: Critical Concepts (Routledge 2011). She is currently writing a book about liminal experiences and starting another that is a pop cultural, feminist account of the politics of sleep. A first essay that crosses both projects appeared in January 2016 in the journal Signs: “Dead to the World: Rape, Unconsciousness, and Social Media” offers a phenomenology of the harms of sexual assault while unconscious in the context of the circulation of images of victims.


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