Dr. Derek Stanovsky

Interim Director of Interdisciplinary Studies
Department of Cultural, Gender, and Global Studies

Appalachian State University

Boone, NC 28608-2080

Office: LLA 125
Phone: 828-262-2441

Office Hours: M 9:30-11:00 am at Espresso News; TW 9:30-11:00 am in LLA 125; and by appointment.

Dr. Derek Stanovsky


Spring 2015: Freudian Dreams | Histories of Knowledges

Recently Taught: Freudian Dreams | Histories of Knowledges | Interdisciplinary PraxisInternet StudiesMarx's CapitalSenior Seminar


"The Labor Theory of Blogging," work in progress.
Reading Capital Digitally: A Marxist Critique of Our Online Economy. Under contract with Zero Books.
"Organizing Marx's Multitude: A Composition on Decomposition." Rethinking Marxism, vol. 21, no. 2: 216-227, April 2009.
"Postcolonial Masculinities." International Encyclopedia of Men and Masculinities. Eds. Michael Flood, Judith Kegan Gardiner, Bob Pease, and Keith Pringle. London: Routledge, 2007.
"Stealing Guilt: Freud, Twain, Augustine and the Question of Moral Luck." American Imago, vol. 63, no. 4: 445-461, Winter 2006.
"Virtual Reality." The Blackwell Guide to the Philosophy of Computing and Information. Ed. Luciano Floridi. London: Blackwell, 2004. 167-177.

"A Post-Marxist Look at Pre-Marxism." Review of Warren Breckman, Marx, the Young Hegelians, and the Origins of Radical Social Theory: Dethroning the Self (Cambridge University Press, 1999). Other Voices: The (e)Journal of Cultural Criticism, vol. 2, no. 2, March 2002.

with Thomas Van Gilder. "Writing the Web: Linking Computer Technology and Writing Courses." Teaching and Learning at Appalachian, vol. 6: 32-34, 2001-2002.

"Princess Diana, Mother Teresa, and the Value of Women's Work." National Women's Studies Association Journal, vol. 11, no. 2: 146-151, Summer 1999.

"Fela and His Wives: The Import of a Postcolonial Masculinity." Jouvert: A Journal of Postcolonial Studies, vol. 2, no. 1, July 1998.

Republished in Montreal Serai, vol. 14, no. 1, Winter 2001.

"Speaking As, Speaking For and Speaking With: The Pitfalls and Possibilities of Men Teaching Feminism." Feminist Teacher, vol. 11, no. 1: 10-19, Spring/Summer 1997.