Research & Scholarship
Multiplicity and Ontology in Deleuze and Badiou (monograph). Palgrave Macmillan, 2018. http://www.springer.com/us/book/9783319768366
"Negation, structure, transformation: Alain Badiou and the new metaphysics." Open Philosophy Topical Issue, "The New Metaphysics: Analytic/Continental Crossovers" (forthcoming).
“Allowances, Affordances, and the Collaborative Constitution of Identity.” Perspectives International Postgraduate Journal in Philosophy, vol. 5 (2014), 58-74.
“Should We Condemn Michael?” in Ultimate LOST and Philosophy: Think Together, Die Alone, ed. Sharon Kaye (Wiley, 2010), 233-241. Also appeared as “Should We Condemn Michael for Saving Walt?” in LOST and Philosophy: The Island Has Its Reasons, ed. Sharon Kaye (Blackwell, 2007), 18-25.
Special Effects, Special Status: Lie, Visual Effects, and Stephen Prince’s Perceptual Realism,” Cinemascope 10 (Jan.-June 2008), special issue: Falsehood and Cinema, ed. Mariangela Fornaro.
Review of Alain Badiou and Gilles Haèri, In Praise of Mathematics (Polity, 2016), Badiou Studies, vol. 6 (forthcoming).
Review of James Dreier, ed., Contemporary Debates in Moral Theory (Blackwell, 2006), Teaching Philosophy 30:1 (March 2007), 132-134.
Interview with Nathan Eckstrand, "Early Career Research Spotlight," Blog of the American Philosophical Association, 15 November 2017. https://blog.apaonline.org/2017/11/15/early-career-research-spotlight-rebecca-vartebedian/
"Writing for Social Justice," with Alexis Thieme. Colorado Language Arts Society (CLAS) Conference, Denver, CO. October 2017.
"Jane Bennett's Vital Materialism and its Prospects for Hospitality." Society for Philosophy in the Contemporary World, Estes Park, CO. August 2017.
"Alain Badiou: World, Event, and Structure." Iliff School of Theology/University of Denver Graduate Colloquium. March 2016.
"Excresence, Excess, and the Possibility of Resistance." Pittsburgh Summer Symposium in Contemporary Philosophy Participants Conference. August 2014.
"October 2, 8:52-8:57am Eastern Daylight Time." Denver Writing Project's Summer Institute Anthology 2017, pp. 47-49. Denver, CO: Denver Writing Project, 2017.
"Writing on an Island." Letters from Grad School (http://lettersfromgradschool.org), July 2016.