Henry A. and Louise Loeb Professor of Political and Social Science and Department ChairProfile:
Concentrations: Social and political theory; feminist theory; contemporary French and German thought.Recent Publications:
- "Feminism, Capitalism and the Cunning of History," New Left Review 56 (March-April 2009).
- Scales of Justice: Reimagining Political Space in a Globalizing World (2008). Also in Spanish and Chinese translations.
- Adding Insult to Injury: Nancy Fraser Debates Her Critics (2008), edited by Kevin Olson. Also in Chinese, Korean and Italian translations.
- Redistribution or Recognition? A Political-Philosophical Exchange (2003), co-authored with Axel Honneth. Also published in German, Spanish, Polish, Italian, Chinese, Japanese, Turkish and Czech translations.
- Mapping the Radical Imagination: Between Redistribution and Recognition (2003), in Swedish, Czech and Danish translations.
- Justice Interruptus: Critical Reflections on the "Postsocialist" Condition (1997). Also published in German, Spanish, Chinese, Italian and Japanese translations.
- Feminist Contentions: A Philosophical Exchange (1994), co-authored with Seyla Benhabib, Judith Butler, and Drucilla Cornell. Also published in German and Turkish translations.
- Unruly Practices: Power, Discourse and Gender in Contemporary Social Theory (1989). Also published in German translation.
- Qu'est-ce que la justice sociale? Reconnaissance et redistribution. Édition établie et introduction par Estelle Ferrarese (Paris: La Découverte, 2005).
- Pragmatism, Critique, Judgment: Essays for Richard J. Bernstein, co-edited with Seyla Benhabib (2004).
- Revaluing French Feminism: Critical Essays on Difference, Agency, and Culture, co-edited with Sandra Bartky (1992).
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Book-in-progress: Abnormal Justice
An overview of the project of Abnormal Justice can be found in a recently published article: Nancy Fraser, "Abnormal Justice," Critical Inquiry, vol. 34, no.3 (2008): 393-422.
Awards and Honors:
Einstein Visiting Fellow, Einstein Foundation, Berlin, 2011-2012. Fall 2012 semester - Institute for American Studies, Free University BerlinBlaise Pascal International Research Chair, l'Ecole des hautes etudes en science sociales, Paris, 2008-2010.Spinoza Professor of Philosophy, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Spring 2004Jantina Tammes Professor of Gender Studies, University of Groningen, The Netherlands, Spring 2003Research Fellowship, Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin, 2004-2005Vice-President and Member, Conseil scientifique, College international de philosophie, Paris, 2003-present.
Endowed Lectures 2008-2011:
Donald Gordon Fellow, Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Studies, Stellenbosch, South Africa, April and May, 2011 Humanitas Visiting Professor of Women's Rights, Kings College, Cambridge, UK, March 2011 Leibniz Lecture, Austrian Academy of Sciences, Vienna, 2011 Patten Lectures at Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, January 2011Messenger Lectures, Cornell University, November 2010 Frankfurt Lectures, Goethe-Universität Frankfurt, April 2010. Lindner Lecture in Ethics, College of Wooster, November 2009 Nycole Turmel Honorary Lecture, Université du Québec à Montréal, November 2009.Giambattista Vico Lecture, York University, November 2009.Messenger Lectures, Cornell University, October 2009, March 2010.Storrs Lectures, Yale Law School, October 2009.Ernst Fraenkel Lecture, John F. Kennedy-Institut, Freie Universität Berlin, May 2009.Jin Yuelin Lectures, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, Beijing, March 2009.Mary Wollstonecraft Lecture, University of Hull, UK, March 2009.Blaise Pascal Lectures, EHESS, Paris, January 2009.
Conference sessions on Nancy Fraser's recent work:
- “Scales of Justice,” book session, with papers by Gary Minda, Jason Hill, and Ina Kerner, at Critical Theory conference, Prague, May 2009.
- “Response to Nash, Couldry, and Cammaerts” at session on “Nancy Fraser’s Transnationalizing the Public Sphere,” Goldsmiths College, London, May 2008.
- “Dilemmas of Justice in the 21st Century: Gender and Globalization,” three-day seminar on Nancy Fraser’s work, University of the Balearic Islands, Palma de Mallorca, Spain, December 2007.
Recent books about Nancy Fraser’s work:
- Transnationalizing the Public Sphere: Nancy Fraser Debates Her Critics, ed. Kate Nash (Polity Press, forthcoming).
- Teoría Social y Género: Nancy Fraser y los dilemas teóricos contemporáneos, ed. Adriana Boria and Patricia Morey (forthcoming).
- Nancy Fraser and the Politics of Recognition: Explorations of Difference and Justice, ed. Judith Vega and Baukje Prins (Dutch University Press, forthcoming).
- (Mis)recognition, Social Inequality and Social Justice: Nancy Fraser and Pierre Bourdieu, ed. Terry Lovell (Routledge, 2007).
Journal issues about Nancy Fraser's recent work:
- European Journal of Political Theory, vol. 6, no.4 (2007). Contains essays by Linda Martin Alcoff, James Bohman, Nikolas Kompridis, Rainer Forst and a reply by Nancy Fraser.
- Theory, Culture & Society, vol. 24, no. 4 (2007). Contains Nancy Fraser's essay "Transnationalizing the Public Sphere," and replies by 7 commentators. Includes an interview with Nancy Fraser, "The Politics of Framing," by Kate Nash and Vikki Bell.
CV (pdf):Nancy Fraser's Curriculum Vitae
- Einstein Visiting Fellow, Einstein Foundation, Berlin, 2011-2012. Fall 2012 semester - Institute for American Studies, Free University Berlin
- Alfred Schutz Lecture Prize, American Philosophical Association, 2010.
- Donald Gordon Fellowship, Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Studies, South Africa, April-June 2011.
- Humanitas Visiting Professor in Women's Rights, University of Cambridge, UK, March 2011
- Awarded the Doctor Honoris Causa, by the National University of Cordoba (Argentina), 2006.
- Delivered the Gilbert Ryle Lectures, at Trent University, Canada in November 2007.