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Iris van der Tuin Website

Iris van der Tuin is Associate Professor of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Utrecht University, the Netherlands (Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies). She chairs the COST Action New Materialism: Networking European Scholarship on ‘How Matter Comes to Matter’ (2014-18). Until March 1, 2015 she was Associate Professor of Gender Studies and Philosophy of Science at Utrecht University (Department of Media and Culture Studies). In 2011-12 she was visiting scholar in the Department of the History of Science, Harvard University, the USA. Iris worked on the project ‘The Material Turn in the Humanities’ with an NWO Veni grant. She has edited Doing Gender in Media, Art and Culture (Routledge, 2009) with Rosemarie Buikema and wrote New Materialism: Interviews & Cartographies (Open Humanities Press, 2012) with Rick Dolphijn. Her work on feminist new materialism has appeared in among others Hypatia: A Journal of Feminist PhilosophyAustralian Feminist StudiesEuropean Journal of Women’s Studies, and Women’s Studies International Forum. Articles based on her Veni-research have appeared in History of the Human SciencesPhilosophy & Technology and Bergson and the Art of Immanence: Painting, Photography, Film (Eds. John Mullarkey en Charlotte de Mille, Edinburgh University Press, 2013). She has edited a special issue of Women: A Cultural Review on ‘Feminist Matters: The Politics of New Materialism’ with Peta Hinton and is editor of the book series New Materialisms of Edinburgh University Press with Rosi Braidotti and associate editor in chief of the Macmillan Interdisciplinary Handbooks: Gender. In 2015 her monograph Generational Feminist: New Materialist Introduction to a Generative Approach appeared with Lexington Books.