A Body, Undone: Living On After Great Pain

Thursday, 25 January 2018 - 5:00pm

Location TBA

A Body, Undone: Living On After Great Pain

Reading and Discussion

Christina Crosby

Professor of English and Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, Wesleyan University

Janet Jakobsen

Ann Whitney Olin Professor of Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Barnard College

Presented by Alice Paul Center for Research on Gender, Sexuality and Women.


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Christina Crosby is a Professor of English and Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Wesleyan University. She is the author of A Body, Undone: Living On After Great Pain and The Ends of History: Victorians and the 'Woman Question' (1991) and has published essays and reviews in Victorian Studies, PMLA, College English, and elsewhere.

Janet R. Jakobsen is Ann Whitney Olin Professor of Women's Gender and Sexuality Studies and Director of the Center for Research on Women at Barnard College, where she has also served as Dean for Faculty Diversity and Development. She studies ethics and public policy with a particular focus on social movements related to religion, gender and sexuality and teaches courses on social ethics, feminist theory, queer theory, activism, religion and violence. Jakobsen is the author of Working Alliances and the Politics of Difference: Diversity and Feminist Ethics. Before entering the academy, she was a policy analyst and organizer in Washington, D.C.

Cosponsored by Wolf Humanities Center

Event is free and open to the public.