Athena V. Colman

Associate Professor, Philosophy

B.A. Windsor
M.A. Brock
Ph.D. University of Memphis

Office:  GLN-B 345
905-688-5550 x3323

Area of specialization: 
Nineteenth and Twentieth Century Continental Philosophy, Social and Political Philosophy, Feminism

Area of competence:
Asian Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Ethical Theory, Critical Theory, Aesthetics

  • “Holbein and the Work of Art in Kristeva’s Political Thought” in The Southern Journal of Philosophy, Annual Supplement. September 2005.
  • “Various Aspects of Memory in Bergson,” translation of Jean Hyppolite’s “Aspects Divers de la Mémoire chez Bergson,” in Leonard Lawlor’s The Challenge of Bergsonism. London: Continuum, 2003.
  • “Abjection, Film, Politics: Race, Gender, Class and Nation in Neil Jordan’s The Crying Game”  with Tina Chanter in Glimpse 3 (2001) 51-62.
  •  “Difference Feminism and the Tao Te Ching” In: Varieties of Universalism, edited by Marko Zlomislic, David Goicoechea and Zdenko Zeman. Port Colborne/ Zagreb: Thought House Publishing Group, 1999.
  • Argumentation and Rhetoric (Compact Disc), coedited with Hans V. Hansen and Christopher W. Tindale. Brock University Press, first edition, 1998.