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Heather K. Love

R. Jean Brownlee Term Associate Professor

Curriculum Vitae
Fisher-Bennett Hall 338
215-898-0128

Office Hours

on leave 2014-2015

Heather Love received her A.B. from Harvard and her Ph.D. from the University of Virginia. Her research interests include gender studies and queer theory, the literature and culture of modernity, affect studies, film and visual culture, psychoanalysis, race and ethnicity, sociology and literature, disability studies, and critical theory. She is the author of Feeling Backward: Loss and the Politics of Queer History (Harvard 2007), the editor of a special issue of GLQ on the scholarship and legacy of Gayle Rubin ("Rethinking Sex"), and the co-editor of a special issue of New Literary History ("Is There Life after Identity Politics?"). She is spending 2014-2015 as the Stanley Kelley, Jr., Visiting Professor for Distinguished Teaching in Gender and Sexuality Studies at Princeton. 

 

Publications

Courses Taught

fall 2015

ENGL 790.401 Queer Method

spring 2014

fall 2013

fall 2012

ENGL 790.401 Queer Methods

spring 2012

ENGL 390.401 Friendship

fall 2011

ENGL 105.401 Disability Narratives
ENGL 800.301 Pedagogy

spring 2010

ENGL 105.401 Disability Narratives

fall 2009

ENGL 016.401 Scenes of Teaching

spring 2009

ENGL 790.401 The Stigma Archive

fall 2008

spring 2008

fall 2007

summer 2007

ENGL 261.950 Bloomsbury Experiments

spring 2006

spring 2005

ENGL 801.302 Pedagogy

fall 2004

spring 2004

ENGL 773.401 Affects of Modernity

fall 2003

ENGL 260.301 Theories of Sexuality