CFP: Edited Book: On Badiou and Sexual Difference

Submission deadline: August 1, 2020

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The goal for this edited collection is to bring together the voices of various scholars of Badiou and sexual difference, in an attempt to ascertain the various implications of Badiou’s account of sexual difference. Furthermore, we aim to address the implications of Badiou’s writing on sexual difference from a variety of international positions, addressing for instance: gender, sexual orientation, queer theory, critical race theory, and decolonial theory.

For consideration in the collection, please submit abstracts (500 words) along with author bios (100-150 words) by August 1st 2020. Abstracts for consideration should be sent to Elisabeth Paquette at Please include “Abstract for Badiou Edited Collection” in the subject line. Abstracts will be reviewed, and tentative acceptance emails will be sent by September 2020. Full length essays should be approximately 7000-10000 words in length, inclusive of endnotes. Full essays will be expected by September 1st, 2021.

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