Rachel Greenspan is a PhD candidate in Literature at Duke University, with a Certificate in Feminist Studies. Her dissertation, “Dreaming Woman: Argentine Modernity and the Psychoanalytic Diaspora,” investigates the transnational circulation of psychoanalytic theory and practice, particularly as it comes to inform shifting conceptions of sexual difference. Her research interests include critical theory, transnational modernism, women’s studies, film and visual culture, intellectual history, and cultural studies. She is currently co-editing a special issue of Polygraph, an international journal of culture and politics, on the theme “Pleasure and Suspicion.” Her writing has appeared in The International Journal of Psychoanalysis, The Comparatist, and Polygraph.
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