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Tania Rispoli (she/her/hers) is a sixth-year graduate student in Romance Studies. She has received grants from the Program in Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies at Duke University, such as the Dissertation Fellowship. Using the methodology of feminist (Italian and transnational) theory, literary and film studies, she is completing a dissertation on the politics of care across post-humanism and Marxist-feminism (but also decolonial and Black feminist theories). The politics of care, in her argument, is the result of processes of embodiment and disembodiment, regeneration and conflict, love and labor. Her work has been published in "Feminist Studies," "Philosophy and Public Issue," "Studi sulla Questione Criminale," and "Annali di Italianistica." She has also translated works from English into Italian, such as Hardt & Negri's, Assembly, and Mezzadra & Nielsen's, The Politics of Operations: Excavating Contemporary Capitalism.

She has taught in both the Department of Romance Studies and the Gender, Sexuality & Feminist Studies Program at Duke University. She has designed self-tailored courses, which are available upon request, on "Revolutions in Italy," "Women at Work," and "Introduction to Digital Feminism." She personally cross-listed the latter with multiple departments, including Computer Science, Sociology, Art, Art History & Visual Studies, and three highly popular certificates at Duke University focused on technology and innovation. This system has allowed undergraduate students majoring in STEM fields to explore digital environments through a feminist lens.

Alongside Jocelyn Olcott, she serves as the co-director of the interdisciplinary and international "Revaluing Care in the Global Economy" network, which has recently been awarded a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities. This project aims to reconsider how societies ascribe value to care, particularly looking at underrepresented perspectives. During more than four years of engagement, she developed communication and research tools for students and general audiences, and worked as a public scholar, setting up several events, including international hybrid and in-person conferences, like the 15th and 16th Annual Feminist Theory Workshop at Duke University and the international conference Visualizing Care: Imaginaries & Infrastructures.