C.V.

FRANCEY RUSSELL C.V.
Department of Philosophy, Barnard College at Columbia University
326b Miliband, 3009 Broadway.  New York, NY. 10027
frussell@barnard.edu | http://www.franceyrussell.com

APPOINTMENTS
Assistant Professor, Department of Philosophy
Barnard College, Columbia University                                                                                              2019-present

Postdoctoral Associate in Philosophy and the Humanities
Yale University                                                                                                                   
2017-2019

AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION:
Moral Psychology
Moral Philosophy and its History
Kant’s Moral Philosophy
Freud

AREAS OF COMPETENCE:
19th and 20th Century European Philosophy
Aesthetics, especially Philosophy of Film
Feminist Philosophy

EDUCATION
Ph.D.   Philosophy. University of Chicago, 2011-2017
M.A.    Philosophy. New School for Social Research, 2006-2008
B.A.     Philosophy, Cinema Studies. University of Toronto, 2002-2005

PUBLICATIONS
I. Journal Articles

  1. “How shall we put ourselves in touch with reality? James Baldwin, Film, and Acknowledgment.” Social Research. Vol. 81, No. 4. Spring 2021.
  2. “Kantian Self-Conceit and the Two Guises of Authority.” Canadian Journal of
    Philosophy
    (2019. Vol. 50, No. 2, 268-283. DOI:10.1017/can.2019.15
  3. “Unity and Synthesis in the Ego Ideal: Reading Freud’s Concept Through Kant’s Philosophy.” American Imago (2012). Vol. 69, No. 3, 351-381. DOI: 10.1353/aim.2012.0020

II. Articles in Edited Collections

  1. “The Opacity of Human Action” in Kant’s Fundamental Assumptions: Psychological, Methodological, and Normative. Eds. Colin McLear and Colin Marshall. Oxford University Press (forthcoming)
  2. “I Want to Know More About You: Knowing and Acknowledging in Cavell and Chinatown.
    Cavell and Aesthetic Understanding. Ed. Garry Hagberg (Palgrave Macmillan, 2018).
  3. “The Space of Pathos: Meaning, Anxiety, and Ethics in Heidegger’s Being and Time.” Existenzphilosophie und Ethik. Eds. Hans Feger and Manuela Hackel. (De Gruyter, 2013) pp. 329-340.
  4. “Strange New Beauty: On Sublimation.” Cincinnati Romance Review (2013) 35:135-150.

III. Book Reviews

  1. Review: Laura Papish’s Kant on Evil, Self-Deception, and Moral Reform. Oxford University Press, 2018. Journal of the History of Philosophy. April 2020.
  2. Review: Melissa Merritt’s Kant on Reflection and Virtue. Cambridge University Press, 2018. Society for German Idealism and Romanticism. Vol.1, No.1. 2019.

Work in Progress:
Opaque Animals: Self-Opacity, Human Agency, and Ethics (book manuscript).
“Towards a Critical Theory of Self-Knowledge.”
“The Paradox of Apology.”
“The Opacity of Aesthetic Judgment.”

SELECT PUBLICATIONS IN ART CRITICISM
“Film Comes to Mind.” Philosophical Salon, March 2020
“Last Man: On Claire Denis’ High Life. Los Angeles Review of Books, Nov 2018               “Exercises in Self-Destruction: On First Reformed.” LARB, July 2018
“Haneke and the Technology of Intimacy.” Boston Review, April 2018.
“The Spirit of Things: On Personal Shopper.LARB, April 2017.
 “Roh, nicht medium.” Translation of “Unspeakable Appetites” for Der Freitag, March
“Unspeakable Appetites.” Lenny, March 2016
“An Education: On Barry Jenkin’s Moonlight.” Los Angeles Review of Books.
“The Politics of Self-Knowledge in Jason Bourne.” LARB, August.
“On the Movement for Lynching Memorials.” Lenny, June.
“Images to Work With, in Son of Saul.LARB, February.
“How to Be Together: Andrew Haigh’s 45 Years.” LARB, December.
“The Quietly Revolutionary Carol.” Lenny, November.
“Repetition and Difference in Two Days One Night.” LARB, December 2014.
“Kara Walker’s A Subtlety.” Los Angeles Review of Books, June 2014.