Felicity Nussbaum

January 22, 2011

Thursday, January 27 at 4:00, LC 319.  The 18th-19th-Century Colloquium presents:
Felicity Nussbaum, Professor of English at UCLA.

Professor Nussbaum is the author most recently of Rival Queens: Actresses, Performance, and the Eighteenth-Century British Theater, and editor of The Global Eighteenth Century. In addition, she has published The Limits of the Human: Fictions of Anomaly, Race, and Gender in the Long Eighteenth Century, Torrid Zones: Maternity, Sexuality, and Empire in Eighteenth-Century Narratives; The Autobiographical Subject: Gender and Ideology in Eighteenth-Century England, co-recipient of the Gottschalk Prize for the best book in its field for 1989; and The Brink of all We Hate: Satires on Women, 1660-1750. As co-editor of The New Eighteenth Century: Theory/Politics/English Literature with Laura Brown, she was instrumental in integrating theoretical work into eighteenth-century studies. She has been awarded numerous academic honors, including a Guggenheim Fellowship, an Andrew Mellon Fellowship at the Huntington Library, and an NEH Fellowship.

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