|MGSS - Heather Love (University of Pennsylvania)|
Heather K. Love
CLOSE READING AND THIN DESCRIPTION
Lunch and seminar discussion
Precirculated reading to be made available electronically
Heather Love is the author of Feeling Backward: Loss and the Politics of Queer History (Harvard, 2007), the editor of a special issue of GLQ on the scholarship and legacy of Gayle Rubin ("Rethinking Sex"), and the co-editor of a special issue of New Literary History ("Is There Life after Identity Politics?"). She has recent and forthcoming essays on description as method in literary studies and the social sciences, transgender fiction, spinster aesthetics, and comparative social stigma. She is working on a book on the source materials for Erving Goffman's 1963 book, Stigma: On the Management of Spoiled Identity ("The Stigma Archive").
The NYNJ Modernism Seminar is co-sponsored by the Rutgers Modernism and Globalization Seminar Series—supported by the English Department and the Center for Cultural Analysis—and the Columbia University Department of English and Comparative Literature.
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