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Davy Knittle

Davy Knittle



Curriculum Vitae

Fisher-Bennett Hall 235


Davy Knittle is a fifth-year doctoral candidate who works in the fields of feminist, queer, and trans theory, environmental humanities, and multiethnic U.S. writing. His dissertation, "Queer with the City: Deviance and the Politics of Urban Change," uses literary accounts of gender, sexuality, and kinship as lenses for reading the relationship between natural and built environments in the globalizing U.S. city. His critical work has appeared recently or is forthcoming in WSQ, GLQ, Planning Perspectives, and Modern Language Studies. He is a reviews editor for Jacket2, curates the City Planning Poetics talk and reading series at the Kelly Writers House, and organizes with Penn's Trans Literacy Project



Courses Taught

fall 2018

ENGL 200.305 JRS Queer Urbanisms