Women & Gender Studies Institute

Kathryn Morgan, Emeritus

B.A. (magna cum laude), Alverno College (Wisconsin) (philosophy); M.Ed., University of Alberta, (educational foundations); M.A. Johns Hopkins University (philosophy); Ph.D., (with distinction) Johns Hopkins University (philosophy)

phone : 416-946-5473

office : 2043

email : riverdale17@yahoo.ca

Morgan, Kathryn. “All of Me…  Why Don’t You Nip/Tuck/Suck/Inject/Laser ALL of Me? in Cosmetic Surgery: A Feminist Primer. Eds. Cressida Heyes, Meredith Jones.  (Williston, VA: Ashgate Publishing).

Morgan, Kathryn. “Foucault, Ugly ducklings and Techno-Swans: Analysing Fat Hatred, Weight Loss Surgery And Compulsory Biomedicalized Aesthetics in America“, International Journal of FeministEthics. Special Issue: Feminist Perspectives on Ethics in Psychiatry. Vol. 4, no. 1: 188-220.

Morgan, Kathryn. “Gender Police,” in Foucault and the Government of Disability. ed. Shelley Tremain. University of Michigan Press: 298-328

Morgan, Kathryn. Women and the Knife: Cosmetic Surgery and the Colonization of Women’s Bodies”, in Feminist Perspectives on Cosmetic Surgery, eds. Cressida Heyes, Meredith Jones (forthcoming).

Undergraduate Courses Taught:

  • WGS 261Y1 Scientific Constructions of Sex and Gender: Biology Section
  • WGS 366H1 Gender and Disability
  • Theorizing Deviant Bodies and Embodiment
  • Advanced Topics in Feminist Theory
  • Advanced Topics in Bioethics

Graduate Courses Taught:

  • Gender, Foucault, and the Rise of Biomedicalization Theory and Politics” [Elizabeth Urbanowski]
  • Seminar in Bioethics:  Foucault
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