Nandita Biswas Mellamphy

Dr. Nandita Biswas Mellamphy is Assistant Professor of Political Theory, and Core Faculty member in the Centre for the Study of Theory and Criticism at The University of Western Ontario (London, Canada).  Her research interests are situated at the intersection of Political Theory, Post-Humanist Theories of Technology, and Continental Philosophy.  She is author of The Three Stigmata of Friedrich Nietzsche: Political Physiology in the Age of Nihilism (Palgrave Macmillan Press, 2011) and her work can be found in journals such as Foucault Studies, Janus Head, Symposium, Paideusis, PhaenEx and Collapse.  She is co-translator of Gilbert Simondon’s The Mode of Existence of Technical Objects (Semiotexte Series/MIT Press, forthcoming). Her current research focuses on ‘larval terror,’ the militarization of the contemporary political subject, and networkcentric theories of war.

Dr. Biswas Mellamphy is also a professional exponent of the classical Indian dance style of Bharatanatyam, and has also been training extensively in Spanish Classical Ballet and Flamenco.

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