Writers & Scholars Series Presents Debra Moddelmog, Sept. 22-23
Debra Moddelmog is Professor of English at Ohio State University, specializing in twentieth-century American fiction and sexuality/queer studies. She is founder and co-Director of the Sexuality Studies Program, and also co-organizes and serves as Director of the Diversity and Identity Studies Collective at OSU (DISCO). An internationally recognized authority on Ernest Hemingway, her book Reading Desire: In Pursuit of Ernest Hemingway (Cornell) has been translated into Japanese, and she is co-editor of a volume of essays, Hemingway in Context, forthcoming from Cambridge UP.
She recently served a three-year term as Associate Dean of the College of Humanities, and is the recipient of several teaching and service awards at Ohio State, including the College of Humanities Diversity Enhancement Award (2004), the Ohio State Distinguished Diversity Enhancement Award (2009), and the Marlene Longenecker English Faculty Leadership and Teaching Award (2011). Co-sponsored by English and Women's Studies.
- Queer Conditions and Sexological Histories, open class session - Thursday, Sept. 22, 12-1:45 p.m. in Towers 122
- Panic on the Hollywood Screen: Gays and Lesbians in Romantic Comedy, lecture - Thursday, Sept. 22, 3-4 p.m. in Towers 112
- Thinking Heteronormativity, open class session - Friday, Sept. 23, 1:40-3 p.m. in Towers 116