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Faculty: Nima Bassiri  

Title: Assistant Professor
Office Location: 101 Friedl, 1316 Campus Drive, Campus Box 90670, Durham, NC 27708
Office Phone: (919) 684-9319
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  • Ph.D., University of California at Berkeley, 2010
  • MA, University of California Berkeley,
  • BA, University of Chicago,

Recent Publications   (More Publications)


  • Bates, D; Bassiri, N. Plasticity and Pathology: On the Formation of the Neural Subject.  edited by Bassiri, N; Bates, D Fordham University Press, 2016 (368 pages pp.).  [abs]
Articles in a Collection
  • Bassiri, NR. "Epileptic Insanity and Personal Identity: John Hughlings Jackson and the Formations of the Neuropathic Self." Plasticity and Pathology On the Formation of the Neural Subject Oxford University Press, 2016.  [abs]
  • Bassiri, NR. "Who Are We, Then, If We Are Indeed Our Brains? Reconsidering a Critical Approach to Neuroscience." Neuroscience and Critique Exploring the Limits of the Neurological Turn Routledge, November, 2015.  [abs]
Papers Published
  • Bassiri, N. "Freud and the Matter of the Brain: On the Rearrangements of Neuropsychoanalysis." Critical Inquiry 40.1 (Fall, 2013): 83-108. [doi]
Articles Online
  • Bassiri, NR. "Brain."   (March, 2014).

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