Episode 6: Jane Gallop

LCLC Oral History

29-11-2021 • 43 mins

In this episode conference director Matthew Biberman talks with noted feminist scholar Jane Gallop. Currently a Distinguished Professor of English and Comparative Literature at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Gallop burst onto the literary scene with the publication of her 1982 book, The Daughter's Seduction: Feminism and Psychoanalysis. Biberman and Gallop discuss her 1990 LCLC Keynote which was later incorporated into her book Around 1981: Academic Feminist Literary Theory (1991). Their conversation extends to her most recent book Sexuality, Disability and Aging: Queer Temporalities of the Phallus (2018). Other notable topics include queer and crip theory, asexuality studies, scandals and Eve Sedgwick.

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