Professor of Philosophy

Monique Roelofs

Hampshire College Professor Monique Roelofs
Monique Roelofs
Professor of Philosophy
Humanities, Arts, and Cultural Studies
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Monique Roelofs
Adele Simmons Hall 105
Monique Roelofs, professor of philosophy, received her M.A. from the Radboud University Nijmegen, The Netherlands, her Ph.D. from the University of Maryland; and was a postdoctoral fellow in the Pembroke Center at Brown University.

She teaches and writes on aesthetics, the philosophy of art and culture, feminist philosophy, and critical race theory.

Roelofs is author of The Cultural Promise of the Aesthetic (Bloomsbury, 2014) and editor of Aesthetics and Race, a special issue of the open access journal Contemporary Aesthetics (2009).

She is a recipient of a 2015 Curriculum Diversification Award granted by the American Society for Aesthetics, for her project Theories of the Aesthetic: Rethinking Curricula in Philosophies of the Arts and Culture.

Roelofs is currently co-authoring a book titled “Streetwalkers, Waifs, and Malefactors: Aesthetics and Temporality in Latin America” and completing a new monograph, “Arts of Address: How We Relate to Language, People, Things, and Places.”

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