Ecologies of Deviance: Autism, Impersonal Sex, and the Observational Social Sciences

MAR 07, 2014 | 4:00 PM

Details

WHERE:

The Graduate Center
365 Fifth Avenue

ROOM:

4406: English Student Lounge

WHEN:

March 07, 2014: 4:00 PM

ADMISSION:

Free

Description

Heather Love (University of Pennsylvania) “Ecologies of Deviance: Autism, Impersonal Sex, and the Observational Social Sciences”

Heather K. Love is the R. Jean Brownlee Term Associate Professor and the Associate Chair in the Department of English at the University of Pennsylvania. She 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 current projects on new reading methods in literary studies, the sociologist Erving Goffman, and pedagogy, mentorship, and generations in queer studies.