Women, Gender & Sexuality is an interdisciplinary department in which students study gender and sexualities with an emphasis on transnational perspectives.

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Myers

She is the author of Ovid's Causes: Cosmogony and Aetiology in the Metamorphoses(Michigan, 1994) a commentary on Ovid's Metamorphoses 14 (Cambridge, 2009), and articles on Ovid, Roman Elegy, Roman gardens, and Statius. Her current research interests include ancient garden literature, gender, and the poetics of commencement.

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Press

Andrea Press is the William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of Media Studies and Sociology at the University of Virginia, where she also served as Executive Director of the Virginia Film Festival and serves as a College Fellow. She came to the University of Virginia in 2006 to shepherd the Media Studies Program to departmental status and to begin its graduate program. Her last appointment was at the University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign, where she directed the Media Studies Program for nine years, was one of the producers of the Roger Ebert Festival of Overlooked Films, received the Arnold O.

Martens

Selected Publications

The Promise of Memory: Childhood Recollection and its Objects in Literary Modernism (Cambridge, MA:  Harvard University Press, 2011).

The Promised Land? Feminist Writing in the German Democratic Republic (Albany: State University of New York Press, 2001), 273 pp.
 

Maus

Selected publications

The Oxford Handbook of Music and Queerness. Co-edited with Sheila Whiteley. February 4, 2022.

“LGBTQ+ Lives in Professional Music Theory,” Music Theory Online, 26/1, March 2020.

“Sexuality, Trauma, and Dissociated Expression.” The Oxford Handbook of Music and Disability Studies, ed. Joseph Straus et al. 2015.

“Classical Concert Music and Queer Listening.” In online journal Transposition. Musique et sciences sociales. Special issue: “Music and Queer Theory.” 2013.

McKinnon

Selected Publications
2013 - Vital Relations: Modernity and Persistent Life of Kinship. (With Fenella Cannell, eds). Santa Fe: SAR Press.

2008 - Afterward: Adoptive Relations in Theories of Kinship and Modernity.   In Relative Power: Changing Interpretations of Fosterage and Adoption in Pacific Island Societies. Special Issue of Pacific Studies 31(3/4). Jeanette Dickerson-Putman and Judith Schachter, eds.  Pp. 232-247.  

2005 - Complexities: Beyond Nature and Nurture. (With Sydel Silverman, eds). Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

McDowell

Selected Publications

Pauline Hopkins. Of One Blood, Or the Hidden Self, edited, And with an Introduction. Simon and Schuster, 2004.

Frederick Douglass.  Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, edited and with an introduction. Oxford University Press, 1999.           

Leaving Pipe Shop:  Memories of Kin. Scribner’s, 1997 Paperback edition, W. W. Norton, 1998.

Period Editor, "Realism, Naturalism, Modernism, 1940-1960."

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