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Professor Philosophy of Education
Faculty of Education
Language, Sustainability and Transnationalism
Claudia Ruitenberg's interests in language sciences include speech act theory, translation studies, and the role of discursive frames in political education. Selected publications are shown below; click here for a fuller profile.
Speech act theory
Ruitenberg, C. W. (2018). “Don’t feed the trolls”: Violence and discursive performativity. In H. Shapiro (Ed.), The handbook of violence in education: Forms, factors, and preventions. Wiley-Blackwell.
Ruitenberg, C. W. (2017). Location, location, locution: Why it matters where we say what we say. Philosophical Inquiry in Education, 24(3), 211-222. https://doi.org/10.7202/1070607ar
Ruitenberg, C. W. (2015). Performativity and affect in education. Philosophical Inquiry in Education, 23(1), 38-52. https://doi.org/10.7202/1070364ar
Ruitenberg, C. W. (2008). Discourse, theatrical performance, agency: The analytic force of “performativity” in education. In B. Stengel (Ed.), Philosophy of education 2007 (pp. 260-268). Philosophy of Education Society. https://educationjournal.web.illinois.edu/archive/index.php/pes/article/view/1470.pdf
Ruitenberg, C. W. (2017). The strange in the familiar: Education’s encounter with untranslatables. In N. Saito & P. Standish (Eds.), Stanley Cavell and philosophy as translation: “The truth is translated” (pp. 141-157). Rowman & Littlefield.
Ruitenberg, C. W., Knowlton, A., & Li, G. (2016). The productive difficulty of untranslatables in qualitative research. Language and Intercultural Communication, 16(4), 610-626. https://doi.org/10.1080/14708477.2016.1189559
Ruitenberg, C. W. (2009). Distance and defamiliarisation: Translation as philosophical method. Journal of Philosophy of Education, 43(3), 315-323. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-9752.2009.00697.x
Ruitenberg, C. W. (2018). Learning to be difficult: Civic education and intransigent indignation. On Education: Journal for Research and Debate, 1(1). https://www.oneducation.net/no-01-march-2018/learning-difficult/
Ruitenberg, C. W. (2009). Educating political adversaries: Chantal Mouffe and radical democratic citizenship education. Studies in Philosophy and Education, 28(3), 269-281. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11217-008-9122-2