The Life and Death of Latisha King

Date: 
10/04/2018 -
4:30pm to 6:00pm
Location: 
McCormick 106
Speakers: 
Gayle Salamon, Professor of English and Gender and Sexuality Studies at Princeton University

Gayle Salamon was a Fund for Reunion-Cotsen Fellow in LGBT Studies and member of the 2005-2008 Society of Fellows cohort. Her research interests include phenomenology, queer and trans theory, feminist philosophy, 20th-century continental philosophy, psychoanalysis, and disability studies. Her first book Assuming a Body: Transgender and Rhetorics of Materiality (2010) was winner of the 2011 Lambda Literary Award in LGBT Studies. Salamon's second monograph The Life and Death of Latisha King:  A Critical Phenomenology was published in spring 2018.  She received her Ph.D. in Rhetoric from the University of California, Berkeley.

Affiliated Institution: 
Society of Fellows
Gender and Sexuality Studies