Probyn, Elspeth

Elspeth Probyn is Professor of Gender and Cultural Studies at the University of Sydney. She has taught media, cultural studies and sociology at several international universities, and has held several prestigious visiting appointments around the world. Her work has helped to establish several new areas of scholarship. Professor Probyn is the author of several groundbreaking monographs on subjectivity and gender in cultural studies (Sexing the Self: Gendered Positions in Cultural Studies), on queer desire and belonging (Outside Belonging), on eating and identity (FoodSexIdentity), on affect and emotion (Blush: Faces on Shame). She has also published well over 150 articles and chapters across the fields of gender, media, and cultural studies, sociology, philosophy, cultural geography, anthropology and critical psychology. Her current research, Sustainable Fish: A Material Analysis of Cultures of Consumption and Production, funded by an Australian Research Council Discovery Project, analyses the sustainability of the production and consumption of fish, or “more-than-human” sustainable fish communities, the results of which are published in a new book, Eating the Ocean.

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On her book Eating the Ocean
(Our Cover Feature of December 20, 2016)