Ramona Naddaff

Ramona Naddaff is associate professor of Rhetoric.  She is currently working on a book provisionally entitled A Writers' Trials: On the Writing, Editing and Censorship of Madame Bovary. This research project continues her thinking on the topic of literary censorship begun in Exiling the Poets: The Production of Censorship in Plato's Republic (University of Chicago, 2003). She is the author of articles on, among other topics, Greek philosophy and literature, Plato, Flaubert's Madame Bovary, literary censorship,  the theory and practice of translation, and the use of music torture during the Iraq war.  A co-director and editor of Zone Books, Naddaff is responsible for publishing titles in philosophy, history, anthropology, political theory and history of science. She is also the series editor of the multi-volume anthology Postwar French Though (The New Press, 1996, 1999, 2001, 2011). From 2008-2011, Naddaff was Director of the Project on Interdisciplinary Innovation at the Doreen B. Townsend Center for the Humanities (University of California, Berkeley).