Marita Rainsborough

Academic Degree:
PhD
Professional Category:
assistant professor, post-doctoral researcher

Marita Rainsborough is Assistant Professor at the Institute of Philosophy and Sciences of Art, Leuphana University, Lüneburg and at the Institute of Romance Studies, University of Kiel, Germany. She received her PhD from the University of Hamburg, Germany with a thesis on the constitution of the subject in literature. Her post-doctoral research focuses mainly on the interfaces between contemporary French philosophy, such as Foucault, the heir of classical German philosophy of Kant and Hegel in today’s thinking and cultural theory, philosophy and literature of Africa and South America. She takes part in the International Project „Subjectivity, aesthetic experience, meaning” (UFBA, Brasil) and is, among others, member of the German Society of Aesthetics and the Society of Intercultural Philosophy, Vienna.

marita@rainsborough.com

Selected Publications

Books:

RAINSBOROUGH, Marita: Foucault heute. Neue Perspektiven in Philosophie und Kulturwissenschaft. Bielefeld: transcript, December 2018 (to be published).

 

RAINSBOROUGH, Marita (together with Martin Neumann): Rethinking Postcolonialism. Rutura, transgressão e transformação nas literaturas lusófonas de África. Lisboa: Edições Colibri, 2017.

 

RAINSBOROUGH, Marita: Die Konstitution des Subjekts in den Romanen von Rachel de Queiroz: Eine diskursanalytische Untersuchung, Frankfurt am Main, Bern, Bruxelles, New York, Oxford, Warszawa, Wien: Peter Lang Edition, 2014.

 

 

Book Chapters:

 

RAINSBOROUGH, Marita: „Thinking resistance. Critique and resistance in the philosophical concepts of Foucault and in the postcolonial and decolonial theories of Bhabha and Mignolo“. In: Beuhausen, Wiebke; Brandel, Miriam; Farquharson, Joseph; Littschwager, Marius; McPherson, Annika; Roth, Julia (eds.): Practices of Resistance in the Carribean: Narratives, Aesthetics and Politics. London: Routledge, 2018, pp. 264-279.

 

RAINSBOROUGH, Marita: „Theme and Variation. Foucault’s historical apriority as criticism of Kant’s concept of a priori“. In: Santos, Leonel Ribeiro dos; Louden, Robert B.; Marques, Ubirajara R. de Azevedo (eds.): Kant e o  A Priori. Marília, São Paulo: Oficina Universitária; Cultura Acadêmica, 2018, pp. 313-324.

 

RAINSBOROUGH, Marita: „Von der Utopie zur Heterotopie. Foucaults philosophische Konzeption von Geschichte als Antwort auf Kant und Hegel“. In: Arndt, Andreas; Bowman Brady; Gerhard, Myriam; Zovko, Jure (eds.): Hegel-Jahrbuch, Band 2017, Heft 1, Berlin: De Gruyter, 2017, pp. 430-434.

 

RAINSBOROUGH, Marita: „Rethinking Kant’s shorter Writings. Kant’s Philosophy of History and the actual Cosmopolitanism“. In: Orden Jimenéz, Rafael V.; Rivera de Rosales, Jacinto; Sánchez Madrid, Nuria; Hanna, Robert; Louden, Robert (eds.): Kant’s Shorter Writing: Critical Paths outside the Critiques. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2016, pp. 473-490.

 

RAINSBOROUGH, Marita: „Macht und Grenzen der Macht. Widerstand und Autonomie bei Michel Foucault“. In: Roth, Phillip H. (ed.): Macht: Aktuelle Perspektiven aus Philosophie und Sozialwissenschaften. Frankfurt am Main, New York: Campus, 2016, pp. 109-129.

 

RAINSBOROUGH, Marita: „Cosmopolitanism. Universality. World citizenship. Kwame Anthony Appiah’s rethinking of Kant’s philosophy of history“. In: Órdenes, Paula; Alegría, Daniela (eds.): Kant y el Criticismo: pasado, presente, ¿futuro?, Porto Alegre: Editora FI, 2015, pp. 255-268.

 

RAINSBOROUGH, Marita: „Grenze und Überschreitung. Michel Foucaults Kantrezeption im Spiegel der philosophischen Metaphern“. In: Cecchinato, Georgia; Figueiredo, Virginia de Araujo; Kauark-Leite, Patrícia; Ruffing, Margit (eds.): Kant and the Metaphors of Reason. Hildesheim, Zürich, New York: Olms Verlag, 2015, pp. 531-545.

 

Articles:

 

RAINSBOROUGH, Marita: „Freiheit, Natur und Geschichte. Zum Verhältnis von Natur und Geschichte bei Kant und Foucault“. In: Marques, Ubirajara Rancan de Azevedo (ed.): Estudos Kantianos. Edição Especial em homenagem a Leonel Ribeiro dos Santos, Marília, 2017, pp. 339-350. Online: http://www2.marilia.unesp.br/revistas/index.php/ek/article/view/7095

 

RAINSBOROUGH, Marita: „Crossing borders. A filosofia da identidade e a transculturalidade na arte contemporânea africana”. In: Rodrigues, Paulo César (ed.): TRANS/FORM/AÇÃO – Revista de Filosofia da UNESP, v. 39, Edição Especial, Marília 2016, pp. 133-154. Online: http://www.bjis.unesp.br/revistas/index.php/transformacao/article/view/6598/4335

RAINSBOROUGH, Marita: „Another Cosmopolitanism. Seyla Benhabibs Antwort auf Kants philosophisches Konzept des Kosmopolitismus“. In: Marques, Ubirajara Rancan de Azevedo (ed.): Estudos Kantianos. Marília, v. 2, n. 1, Jan./Jun., 2014, pp. 125-142; online: http://www2.marilia.unesp.br/revistas/index.php/ek/article/view/3813

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