Lecture: "Retroactive Crossing-Out: Transgender Comportment in Public Schools" | Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies
University of Pittsburgh

Lecture: "Retroactive Crossing-Out: Transgender Comportment in Public Schools"

February 23, 2018 - 12:15pm - 1:30pm
Gayle Salamon, Princeton University

Cosponsored by the Children's Literature Program and the Humanities Center.

Please join us at 12:15 on February 23 in 501 Cathedral of Learning to welcome Gayle Salamon, who will present a lecture on "Retroactive Crossing-Out: Transgender Comportment in Public Schools."

Gayle Salamon is Associate Professor of English and Gender and Sexuality Studies at Princeton University.  She works in phenomenology, queer and trans theory, feminist philosophy, 20th Century Continental philosophy, psychoanalysis, and disability studies.  Her book Assuming a Body: Transgender and Rhetorics of Materiality (Columbia University Press, 2010) was the winner of the 2011 Lambda Literary Award in LGBT Studies.

A discussion-based colloquium for graduate students will be held from 2:30-3:30. The suggested reading is:

Gayle Salamon (2016) "The Meontology of Masculinity: Notes on Castration Elation," Parallax, 22:3, 312-22.

Graduate students in the GSWS certificate program and affiliated faculty attending both events can register for a box lunch [lunch from 1:30-2:30] by emailing Todd Reeser, reeser@pitt.edu by 2/20. 


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