Dominijanniis a philosopher, political theorist, essayist and journalist. Her most recent book isIl Trucco. Sessualità e biopolitica nella fine di Berlusconi [Make-Up/The Trick. Sexuality and Biopolitics in Berlusconi’s Fall] (Ediesse, 2014). She has been for decades an editor and columnist of the
newspaper il manifesto. Dominijanni is also a member of the Diotima community of women philosophers inVeronaand a member of the Centre for the Reform of the State (Crs) inRome. She has been teaching political theory atRomaTreUniversityinRome, the Universities of Siena andVerona, andCornellUniversity(as a fellow of the Society of the Humanities). Her writings on politics, populism,
feminism, and psychoanalysis have been published in national and international scholarly journals and volumes. Her essay “L’impronta indecidibile” [“The Undecidable Mark”] (published in
Diotima,L’ombra della madre[The Shadow of the Mother], Liguori, Napoli 2007) will be included in C. Casarino and A. Righi
(eds.),An Other Mother,(Minnesota Univ.