Northwestern University

Apr
19
Thu 5:00 PM

[SPAN Workshop] "Sexual Truths and Post-Truths: Knowing and Documenting Sexual Worlds" -- Keynote by Heather Love

When: Thursday, April 19, 2018
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM  

Where: McCormick Foundation Center, Forum (1st Floor), 1870 Campus Drive, Evanston, IL 60208 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Cost: Free

Contact: Eliot Colin  

Group: The Sexualities Project at Northwestern (SPAN)

Category: Academic

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Heather Love (University of Pennsylvania)

“A Sociological Periplum: Samuel Delany’s Documentation of Marginal Worlds”

Heather Love is Associate Professor of English at the University of Pennsylvania. She is the author of Feeling Backward: Loss and the Politics of Queer History (Harvard), the editor of a special issue of GLQ on Gayle Rubin (“Rethinking Sex”), and the co-editor of a special issue of Representations (“Description across Disciplines”). She is currently completing a book on practices of description in the humanities and social sciences after World War II.

Reception will follow.

This is the keynote address for SPAN's 2018 Annual Workshop. Sessions will follow the next day.

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