Giovanbattista Tusa
Appointed Research Fellow

Giovanbattista Tusa is a philosopher and media researcher based in Lisbon, where is currently a Researcher in Philosophy and Ecology at the Nova Institute of Philosophy (IFILNOVA) at the Universidade Nova de Lisboa.

 

His latest work, De la Fin, co-authored with Alain Badiou, has been published in France in 2017 and then translated with new original essays in English (The End, Polity Press, Cambridge 2019), Portuguese (Do Fim, Cultura e Barbárie, Florianopolis 2020), and Spanish (Acerca del fin, Tinta Limon Ediciones, Buenos Aires 2019). He worked as an editor and translator from French and English for the Italian edition of L’equivalence des catastrophes and Exclu le juif en nous by Jean Luc-Nancy, Á la recherche du réel perdu, by Alain Badiou, Be my body for me. Domination and Servitude in Hegel by Catherine Malabou and Judith Butler, and Edward Said’s Freud and the Non-European. His current multidisciplinary research examines radical politics, cinema, ecocriticism, ontological realism and animal studies. He focuses on the impact of ontological realism and environmental thinking on philosophy and on the impact that posthuman theories, eco-philosophical models and new materialisms have on cinema, art, and media practices.

 

He is currently working on the manuscript of his book Minima Planetaria, and he is the director of the Futures. Of Philosophy Series at Planetary Conversations.

Publications
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books
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2021
CultureLab • books
A Glossary for the XXI Century
A Glossary for the XXI Century
Michael Marder and Giovanbattista Tusa (Eds.)
(forthcoming)
2021
CultureLab • books
Défaillance
Défaillance
Jean-Luc Nancy and Giovanbattista Tusa
Florianópolis: Cultura e Barbárie (bilingual edition French-Portuguese, forthcoming).
2021
CultureLab • books
Dispositif. A Cartography
Dispositif. A Cartography
Greg Bird and Giovanbattista Tusa (Eds.)
Cambridge, MA: MIT Press (forthcoming)
2018
CultureLab • books
Freud e il non-Europeo
Freud e il non-Europeo
Giovanbattista Tusa and Roberto Esposito (Eds.)
Roma: Meltemi Editore
book chapters
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2021
CultureLab • book chapters
Goodbye Athens. La Grecia de Jacques Derrida
Goodbye Athens. La Grecia de Jacques Derrida
Giovanbattista Tusa
Jacques Derrida: un tiempo sin vejez. Madrid: UAM Ediciones.
2021
CultureLab • book chapters
Nietzsche e a filosofia contemporânea
Nietzsche e a filosofia contemporânea
Giovanbattista Tusa
P. Gori (Ed.), Introdução a Nietzsche. Lisbon: Tinta-da-China (forthcoming).
2020
CultureLab • book chapters
“As an Object…”
“As an Object…”
Giovanbattista Tusa
S. Thompson & J. Bock (Eds.), Parting with the Bonus of Youth – Maumaus as Object. Lisbon: Maumaus / Lumiar Cité.
Articles in peer-reviewed journals
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2021
CultureLab • Articles in peer-reviewed journals
Heidegger’s Midnight
Heidegger’s Midnight
Michael Marder and Giovanbattista Tusa
Diacritics: a review of contemporary criticism (forthcoming)