Medieval Colloquium: Gabrielle Bychowski

Event time: 
Friday, October 27, 2023 - 5:00pm
HQ 276 See map
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Please join the Medieval Colloquium in welcoming Gabrielle BychowskiDr. Bychowski is full-time English faculty at Case Western Reserve University. As the Anisfield-Wolf Fellow, she teaches courses on anti-racism and social justice movements, including seminars on Transgender Literature, Women of the Civil Rights Movement, Trans Narratives of Color, Queer Christianity, Disability History, and Intersectional Feminisms. Her scholarship appears in TSQ (“Trans*Historicities” and “On Genesis”), postmedieval (“Trans Textuality” and “The Isle of Hermaphrodites”), Accessus (“Unconfessing Transgender” and “The Unfinished Hope of Gower’s Transgender Children”), as well as contributing to collections on disability studies and critical race studies. Together with Dorothy Kim, she edited Medieval Trans Feminism special issue collection for The Medieval Feminist Forum, for which she contributed a piece on transgender suicide (“The Necropolitics of Narcissus”) and co-wrote its award-winning introduction. As a public scholar, she maintains Trans Literature Online ( and Transgender University ( As part of this work, she serves as a consultant for various institutions, businesses, and political campaigns, including the Cleveland Foundation and the (Obama Era) White House.