Mark S. Bonham Centre for
Sexual Diversity Studies

Shannon Bell

Shannon Bell is a performance philosopher who lives and writes philosophy-in-action.  Her books include Fast Feminism(Autonomedia, 2010); Reading, Writing and Rewriting the Prostitute Body (Indiana University Press, 1994); Whore Carnival (Autonomedia, 1995); Bad Attitude/s on Trial, with Brenda Cossman, Lise Gotell, and Becki Ross (University of Toronto Press, 1997); New Socialisms, co-edited with Robert Albritton, John R. Bell, and Richard Westra (Routledge, 2004).  Bell is Associate Professor and Graduate Program Director in York’s Political Science Department in Toronto.  She teaches modern and postcontemporary theory, cyberpolitics, postidentity politics, aesthetics and politics, violent philosophy, and fast feminism.