Michael Lynch Distinguished Lecturer Series

This visitor series invites a prominent scholar within the fields of queer, feminist, and sexuality studies to give a guest lecture that is free to the public.


Karen Tongson

Lost in Transposition, or Karaoke for White Men

Amber Musser

Brown Jouissance, Molecular Intimacies, and Kara Walker’s A Subtlety

Past Visitors


Elizabeth Freeman

Queer Temporality in Melville’s “Bartleby the Scrivener” and Gertrude Stein’s “Melanctha”

Jordy Rosenberg

Confessions of the Fox reading