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Linda Garber

Associate Professor, Department Chair

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Linda Garber's research focuses on lesbian fiction, poetry, and history.  She has also published on the fields of lesbian and queer studies as they have developed in academia since the 1990s. Currently, she is completing a book about lesbian historical fiction titled Claiming Lesbian History: The Romance Between Fact and Fiction.  She is the author of Identity Poetics: Race, Class, and the Lesbian-Feminist Roots of Queer Theory (Columbia UP, 2001) and Lesbian Sources: A Bibliography of Periodical Articles, 1970-1990 (Garland, 1993), and the editor of Tilting the Tower: Lesbians / Teaching / Queer Subjects (Routledge, 1994).

Courses
  • WGST 51 Introduction to LGBTQ Studies
  • WGST 34/ENGL 67 Gay and Lesbian Literature
  • WGST 134/ENGL 122 Film, Gender, and Sexuality
  • WGST 122/ENGL 153 Studies in Gay and Lesbian Cultures: Asia
  • WGST 190 Senior Semimar - topics including LGBTQ Studies, film, history, and literature
Email
lgarber@scu.edu
Phone
408-551-1913
Location
St. Joseph's Hall 101