Buffy Scholar/Critic| Member, Slayage Editorial Board

James B. South is Associate Professor of Philosophy at Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. His numerous articles on Late Medieval and Renaissance Philosophy have appeared in such journals as The Review of Metaphysics, Rivista distoria delta filosofia, Vivarium, and Medieval Philosophy and Theology. Since he never wanted to be a florist, James still has hopes that one day he's gonna be on the cover of Sanity Fair.

South, James B. "'All that James Bond stuff': The Appropriation of James Bond in Buffy the Vampire Slayer," Paper read at the conference The Cultural Politics of Ian Fleming and 007, University of Indiana, Bloomington, IN, May 31, 2003.

___. "'All Torment, Trouble, Wonder, and Amazement Inhabits Here': The Vicissitudes of Technology in Buffy the Vampire Slayer." Journal of American and Comparative Cultures 24.1/2 (2001): 93-102.

___. "And Was There a Lesson in All This: Introduction."  Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Philosophy. Ed. James B. South. Chicago: Open Court Press, 2003. 1-3.

___. "Buffy, Faith, and the Meaning of Life," paper to be read at the Marquette University Library Colloquium Series, March 23, 2004.

___. "'Death is My Gift'": Philosophical Themes in Buffy the Vampire Slayer," paper read at the Midwest Popular Culture Society Conference, Milwaukee, WI, October 5, 2002.

___. My God, its like a Greek tragedy: Willow Rosenberg and Human Irrationality. Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Philosophy. Ed. James B. South. Chicago: Open Court Press, 2003. 131-45.

___. On the Philosophical Consistency of Season Seven (paper presented at the Slayage Conference on Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Nashville, TN, May 2004) 

___. "'They show up, they scare us, I beat them up, and they leave'": the Dialectic of Self-Knowledge in Buffy the Vampire Slayer," Paper read at the conference Blood, Text and Fears: Reading around Buffy the Vampire Slayer, University of East Anglia, Norwich UK, October 20, 2002.

___, ed. Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Philosophy. Chicago: Open Court Press, 2003.