Mari Ruti

Mari Ruti holds degrees from Brown (BA), Harvard (MA, PhD), and the University of Paris (DEA). She is a Professor of English (graduate teaching at St. George; undergraduate teaching at UTM). Her research interests include critical theory, psychoanalysis, continental philosophy, phenomenology, poststructuralism, and feminist and queer theory. She teaches SDS 1000H, the SDS graduate seminar on queer theory.


Selected Publications

The Singularity of Being: Lacan and the Immortal Within (New York: Fordham University Press, forthcoming 2012)

The Summons of Love (New York: Columbia University Press, 2011)

A World of Fragile Things: Psychoanalysis and the Art of Living (Albany, NY: SUNY Press, 2009)

Reinventing the Soul: Posthumanist Theory and Psychic Life (New York: Other Press, 2006)

The Ethics of Opting Out: Queer Theory, Queer Negativity, Queer Affect  

The Age of Scientific Sexism: How Evolutionary Psychology Fans Gender  
Profiling and Promotes the Battle of the Sexes (New York: Bloomsbury
Press, 2015)

Between Levinas and Lacan: Self, Other, Ethics (New York: Bloomsbury
Press, 2015).

The Call of Character: Living a Life Worth Living (New York: Columbia
University Press, 2013).