Gayle Salamon
Gayle Salamon
Gayle Salamon
Associate Professor, English and Gender and Sexuality Studies
Gayle Salamon

Gayle Salamon earned her Ph.D. in Rhetoric from UC Berkeley. She works in phenomenology, queer and trans theory, feminist philosophy, 20th Century Continental philosophy,  psychoanalysis, and disability studies. Her book Assuming a Body: Transgender and Rhetorics of Materiality (Columbia University Press, 2010) was winner of the 2011 Lambda Literary Award in LGBT Studies.  She is currently at work on two manuscripts, one exploring narrations of bodily pain and disability in contemporary memoir entitled Painography: Metaphor and the Phenomenology of Chronic Pain, and a second analyzing the classroom murder of 15-year-old L. King.

 

Spring 2017

Contemporary Theories of Gender and Sexuality

Fall 2016

Introduction to Gender and Sexuality Studies

Spring 2016

Introduction to Gender & Sexuality Studies
Contemporary Theories of Gender and Sexuality

Spring 2015

Contemporary Theories of Gender and Sexuality

Fall 2014

Intro to Gender & Sexuality Studies
Queer Theory

Spring 2014

Contemporary Feminist Theory

Biography

Gayle Salamon earned her Ph.D. in Rhetoric from UC Berkeley. She works in phenomenology, queer and trans theory, feminist philosophy, 20th Century Continental philosophy,  psychoanalysis, and disability studies. Her book Assuming a Body: Transgender and Rhetorics of Materiality (Columbia University Press, 2010) was winner of the 2011 Lambda Literary Award in LGBT Studies.  She is currently at work on two manuscripts, one exploring narrations of bodily pain and disability in contemporary memoir entitled Painography: Metaphor and the Phenomenology of Chronic Pain, and a second analyzing the classroom murder of 15-year-old L. King.

 

Selected Publications

Courses

Spring 2017

Contemporary Theories of Gender and Sexuality

Fall 2016

Introduction to Gender and Sexuality Studies

Spring 2016

Introduction to Gender & Sexuality Studies
Contemporary Theories of Gender and Sexuality

Spring 2015

Contemporary Theories of Gender and Sexuality

Fall 2014

Intro to Gender & Sexuality Studies
Queer Theory

Spring 2014

Contemporary Feminist Theory