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Donna Haraway Website

Prof. Donna Haraway is a Distinguished Professor Emerita of the History of Consciousness program at the University of California, Santa Cruz, United States. Prof. Haraway moreover lectures widely and is an internationally recognized feminist theorist and philosopher of science and technology. Her book Simians, Cyborgs, and Women: The Reinvention of Nature (1991) has become the authoritative text in theorizing the politics of the post-human, the cyborg, the techno-mythological ideal and its promised utopia’s. In her latest work When species meet (2008), Prof Haraway focuses on historically situated human-animal relationships in science, agriculture, sport, and kinship. Prof. Haraway’s influence is felt widely in science studies, cultural studies, women’s studies, political theory, primatology, literature and philosophy.

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