Siobhan B Somerville

 Siobhan Somerville

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Associate Professor
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Selected Publications


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Queering the Color Line: Race and the Invention of Homosexuality in American Culture Durham, NC Duke University Press 2000.

Special Issues of a Journal

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Co-editor (with Martin Manalansan, Chantal Nadeau, and Richard T. Rodríguez), "Queering the Middle: Sexual Diasporas, Race, and a Queer Midwest" GLQ 20 1-2 2014.
Editor, "Queer Fictions of Race" MFS: Modern Fiction Studies 48 4 2002.

Book Contributions

Queer Keywords for American Cultural Studies Queer New York NYU Press 2014, p. 203-207.

Journal Articles

Locating Queer Culture in the Big Ten Learning and Teaching: The International Journal of Higher Education in the Social Sciences, special issue on “The Ethnography of the University: A Decade of Student Research on the University” 6 3 2013, p. 9-23.
Feminism, Queer Theory, and the Racial Closet Criticism 52 2 2010, p. 191-200.
Notes Toward a Queer History of Naturalization American Quarterly 57 3 2005, p. 659-675.
Queer Loving GLQ 11 3 2005, p. 355-370.
Passing Through the Closet in Pauline Hopkins's Contending Forces American Literature 69 1 1997, p. 139-166.
Scientific Racism and the Emergence of the Homosexual Body Journal of the History of Sexuality 5 2 1994, p. 243-266.