College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences > Academics > International Studies > Faculty > Heidi J. Nast
TEACHING AND RESEARCH INTERESTS
Theories of geopolitical economy in relation to fertility and reproduction; critical social theory in relation to sex, race, post-humanism, the post-Anthropocene, animal-human relations, and pet studies.
COURSES TAUGHT - UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMINT 204 - Cultural AnalysisINT 206 - Boundaries & IdentitiesINT 364 - Race, Sex and DifferenceINT 364 - Political Economy of Sex
COURSES TAUGHT - GRADUATE PROGRAMINT 407 - Race, Sex and DifferenceINT 502 - Political Economy of Sex
EDUCATIONPhD, McGill University, Cultural Geography, High HonorsMSc, McGill University, Geological SciencesBSc, University of Texas, Geological Sciences, Special Honors
Pet-i-filia. Athens, GA: University of Georgia Press.
Concubines and Power: Five Hundred Years in a Northern Nigerian Palace. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press. Winner of the African Studies Association’s annual Aidoo-Snyder Book Prize, 2005.
Articles and book chapters2015. The machine-phallus and the geopolitical economy of masculinity and race. Special issue on Category/Gender,
Psychoanalytic Inquiry 35(8). Susan McNamara (ed).
2015. Pit Bulls, slavery, and whiteness in the mid- to late- nineteenth century US: Geographical trajectories; primary sources. In Katy Gillespie and Rosemary-Claire Collard (eds), In
Critical animal geographies, 127-146. New York: Routledge.
2014. “Race,” the imperializing geography of the machine, and psychoanalysis. In
Psychoanalytic Geographies, 281-301. Edited by Paul Kingsbury and Steve Pile. London: Ashbury.
2011. ‘Race’ and the Bio(necro)polis.
Antipode: a Radical Journal of Geography 43(5):1457-1464.
2011 (with Michael McIntyre). Bio(necro)polis: Marx, surplus populations, and the spatial dialectics of ‘race.’
Antipode: A Radical Journal of Geography. 43(5): 1465-1488.
2011. Liminality, physicality, difference.
Environment and Planning D: Society and Space 29: 565-566.
2008. III. Secrets, reflexivity, and geographies of refusal.
Feminism & Psychology 18(3): 395-400.
2008. Women, royalty, and indigo-dyeing in northern Nigeria, circa 1500 to 1807. In
Court Women around the World, 232-261. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press.
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