Renowned literary scholar and feminist Jane Gallop will deliver a lecture titled “Anecdotal Theory and Autotheory: Experiments in Academic Writing” on Tuesday, April 18, 2023, at 4:30 p.m. in the University of South Alabama’s Marx Library Auditorium. Gallop is Distinguished Professor Emerita of English and Comparative Literature at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Prior to joining the faculty at Milwaukee, she was Herbert S. Autrey Professor of Humanities at Rice University, where she founded the Women’s Studies program. Having written on a wide range of topics such as psychoanalysis, French feminism, the Marquis de Sade, pedagogy, sexual harassment, photography, queer theory, and close reading, Gallop is the author of over a hundred articles and ten books including Thinking Through the Body (1987), Feminist Accused of Sexual Harassment (1997), Anecdotal Theory (2002), Living with His Camera (2003), and Sexuality, Disability, and Aging: Queer Temporalities of the Phallus (2019).
Please note: this free event, co-sponsored by the English Department and Gender Studies Program, will be followed by a book-signing and reception.