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Ann Cvetkovich | The Body/Bodies Series: "The Sovereignty of the Senses"
Lecture: Ann Cvetkovich
"The Sovereignty of the Senses"
Date: March 6, 2014
Time: 4:00 p.m.
Location: Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum
Series presented by IPRH and the Department of Gender and Women’s Studies, with co-sponsorship by the Spurlock Museum.
A reception will follow the lecture.
This event is free and open to the public.
Ann Cvetkovich is Ellen Clayton Garwood Centennial Professor of English and Professor of Women’s and Gender Studies at the University of Texas at Austin. She is the author of Mixed Feelings: Feminism, Mass Culture, and Victorian Sensationalism (Rutgers, 1992); An Archive of Feelings: Trauma, Sexuality, and Lesbian Public Cultures (Duke, 2003); andDepression: A Public Feeling (Duke, 2012). She co-edited (with Ann Pellegrini) “Public Sentiments,” a special issue of The Scholar and Feminist Online, and (with Janet Staiger and Ann Reynolds) Political Emotions (Routledge, 2010). She has been coeditor, with Annamarie Jagose, of GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies. Her current writing projects focus on the current state of LGBTQ archives and the creative use of them by artists to create counterarchives and interventions in public history.
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