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Kyla Schuller: A Counterhistory of Feminism

Join us for a lecture by Rutgers University's Kyla Schuller as part of our series titled "Inside the Center," which highlights the writing and research of current and recent fellows. 

Kyla Schuller is Associate Professor of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies and Faculty Director of the Women’s Global Health Leadership Certificate Program at Rutgers University—New Brunswick. She is the author of The Trouble with White Women: A Counterhistory of Feminism (Bold Type Books, 2021) and The Biopolitics of Feeling: Race, Sex, and Science in the Nineteenth Century (Duke UP, 2018).

Schuller is the co-editor of the special issues “Origins of Biopolitics in the Americas” (American Quarterly, 2019), winner of the CELJ Best Special Issue 2020 Award, and “The Biopolitics of Plasticity” (Social Text, 2020). Her research has appeared in GLQ, American Quarterly, Configurations, Discourse and other journals and has been supported by the Stanford Humanities Center (2017–18 fellow), American Council of Learned Societies, and UC Humanities Research Institute. Her public writing includes essays in The Rumpus, Los Angeles Review of Books, and Post Road. She received her PhD in Literature from UC San Diego in 2009 and lives in Philadelphia.

All registrants will automatically be entered into a drawing to win one of three copies of Professor Schuller's book The Trouble with White Women: A Counterhistory of Feminism. Register for Zoom link >>





Thursday, January 13, 2022. 11:00AM


Zoom Webinar


Stanford Humanities Center