No Touching in the Archive

Lauren Heintz

Pomona College

Lauren Heintz is a Visiting Assistant Professor of English at Pomona College. Lauren earned her MA from the University of Pennsylvania and her PhD from UC San Diego; from 2015-2017 Lauren was a Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow at Tulane University. She specializes in nineteenth-century American and African American literature with a focus in gender and queer studies. Lauren’s research looks to the sexual history of slavery in order to attend to a new genealogy of the emergence of queerly sexual and gendered identities in the nineteenth-century. Her work can be found in GLQ and Studies in American Fiction.


At C19 in 2016, Carla Peterson stated that nineteenth-century scholars should stop engaging the visual archive of the satirist EW Clay because Clay’s satires present a common scenario, that of a white man representing... [ view full abstract ]


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S8 » Seminar 8: In/Civility (08:00 - Saturday, 24th March, Boardroom East)

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