Gender Studies Now: "How to Change Sex: Against the Romance of Intractability

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Speaker(s): Grace Lavery
This Gender Studies Now Series event brings Grace Lavery, Associate Professor at the University of California, Berkeley. Her first scholarly monograph, Quaint, Exquisite: Victorian Aesthetics and the Idea of Japan, won the North American Victorian Studies' "Book of the Year" award in 2019; her second, Pleasure and Efficacy: Techniques of the Sex Change from George Eliot to Buffalo Bill, is forthcoming in 2022. She has also published creative work in queer and trans studies for broader readerships, including a memoir entitled Please Miss: A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Penis, and she is currently writing a novel provisionally entitled The Constitution. She is a former general editor of Transgender Studies Quarterly, and she lives in Brooklyn, NY with her husband Daniel and two Japanese Chins, Bon Bon and Gogo.
Sponsor

Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies

Gender Studies Now: "How to Change Sex: Against the Romance of Intractability

Contact

Wynmor, Julie
919-684-3655