Emilia Angelova, PhD
Associate Professor, Philosophy
On sabbatical until Jun. 30, 2021
Emilia Angelova holds a BA and MA in Philosophy from Sofia University (Bulgaria), and MA and PhD in Philosophy from the University of Toronto. Her research is in 20th Century Continental Philosophy, focusing especially on Heidegger, Derrida, Nancy, and French Feminist theory, in relation to 19th Century philosophy, particularly Hegel and Kant. Her interests involve themes such as selfhood, temporality, freedom, affect, gender and sexuality, and the imagination. Her publications include articles in Idealistic Studies, Symposium, and Journal of Contemporary Thought, and recent work includes: "Hegel and Deleuze on Life, Sense and Limit," in Hegel and Deleuze, eds. Houle and Vernon (Northwestern University Press, 2013); and "Time's Disquiet and Unrest: Affinity Between Heidegger and Levinas," in Between Levinas and Heidegger, eds. Drabinski and Nelson (State University of New York Press, forthcoming), and "Nancy and Derrida: Freedom, Democracy and the Loss of the Power to Signify," in The Praxis of Sense: On Jean-Luc Nancy and the Political, ed. Dejanic (Edinburgh University Press). She is the editor of a forthcoming anthology Hegel, Freedom, and History, and is completing a book on the experience of freedom in Heidegger, Kant and Nancy. She joins Concordia from Trent University, where she taught in the Philosophy Department, and was recipient of the Symons Award for Excellence in Teaching. She was also affiliated with Trent's Theory, Culture, and Politics MA, and Cultural Studies PhD Programs.