Wednesday, April 6, 2016
5:30 pm reception; 6:00 pm reading
Pembroke Hall 305
172 Meeting Street, Providence
A Body, Undone: Living on after Great Pain, published in March 2016 by NYU Press, explores living with a spinal cord injury, drawing on feminist theories of embodiment, queer phenomenology, and critical disability studies. Read an excerpt published in the Chronicle of Higher Education.
Christina Crosby received her PhD in English from Brown University in 1982, and has worked at Wesleyan University since 1982, where she is Professor of English and Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies. Her subfields are Victorian studies and Feminist Studies. She has published The Ends of History: Victorians and the 'Woman Question' and essays and reviews in Victorian Studies, PMLA, College English, and elsewhere.
This is the inaugural event of the Pembroke Center's Out of the Archive series featuring scholars who have contributed materials to the Feminist Theory Archive. Download the event poster.
(Distributed February 18, 2016)