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Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies

Philosophy | Theatre, Dance and Performance Studies

Education

PhD Graduate Faculty Philosophy, New School for Social Research
BA Augustana College

April Flakne publishes widely on topics in Phenomenology, Political Philosophy, Classical Philosophy, Ethics, and Embodiment, Social Cognition, and Dance Theory. Learn more about her new book, The Affection In-Between: From Common Sense to Sensing in Common from The Ohio University Press. 

Recent Courses

Existentialist Themes
Language and Politics
Ethics of Otherness
Embodiment: Phenomenology and Performance
Hegel and Marx
Kant’s Critique of Pure Reason

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Selected Publications

Book

The Affection In-Between: From Common Sense to Sensing in Common (Athens, OH: The Ohio University Press, 2022);

Articles

“Can Facts Survive? Lies and the Complicity of Common Sense,” Journal of Speculative Philosophy 34:4(2020): 545-561.

“Contact Improvisation and Embodied Social Cognition” in Oxford Handbook of Improvisational Dance, ed. Vida Midgelow (Oxford University Press, 2019), 528-544.

“Is Direct Perception Arrogant Perception?: Toward a Critical, Playful Intercorporeity,” Feminist Phenomenology Futures (Indiana University Press, 2017)