Gayle Salamon is Associate Professor of English and the Program in Gender and Sexuality Studies at Princeton University. Her research interests include phenomenology, feminist philosophy, queer and transgender theory, psychoanalysis, visual culture, and disability studies. She is the author of “Assuming a Body: Transgender and Rhetorics of Materiality” (Columbia University Press, 2010) winner of the 2010 Lambda Literary Award in LGBT Studies. Her second book, “The Life and Death of Latisha King: A Critical Phenomenology”, is forthcoming from NYU Press in 2017. She is currently at work on a manuscript exploring narrations of pain and bodily disability entitled Painography: Metaphor and the Phenomenology of Chronic Pain.
Supported by The Edward J. and Dorothy Clarke Kempf Fund at Yale University