Jeanne Etelain is a PhD student in the Department of French Literature, Thought, and Culture at New York University. Her research interests include contemporary philosophy, environmental humanities, and aesthetics. Her works focuses on the emergence (in the nineteenth century) and the circulation of the notion of zone as a new way of perceiving space. She recently published an article entitled “Qu’appelle-t-on zone? A la recherche d’un concept manqué” in Les Temps modernes. She is also editor for the international journal of philosophy La Deleuziana.