David M. Halperin
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Born: 1952 in Chicago, Illinois
Halperin was born in Chicago.
Biographical and Professional Information
David M. Halperin is a theorist in the fields of gender studies, queer theory, critical theory, material culture and visual culture. He is the cofounder of GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies.
Currently, he is the WH Auden Distinguished University Professor of the History and Theory of Sexuality at the University of Michigan. His primary interests are the history and theory of homosexuality; classical studies and its relation to contemporary cultural history; gay men's cultural practices and subjectivity and HIV/AIDS.
Along with the books he has written, he has also edited The Construction of Erotic Experience in the Ancient Greek World with John J. Winkler and Froma I. Zeitlin (1990), The Lesbian and Gay Studies Reader with Henry Abelove and Michele Aina Barale (1993), Gay Shame with Valerie Traub (2009) and The War on Sex with Trevor Hoppe which is forthcoming.
Before Pastoral: Theocritus and the Ancient Tradition of Bucolic Poetry, Yale University Press , 1983
One Hundred Years of Homosexuality: And Other Essays on Greek Love, Routledge, 1990
Saint Foucault: Towards a Gay Hagiography, Oxford University Press, 1995
How to Do the History of Homosexuality, University of Chicago Press, 2002
What Do Gay Men Want?: An Essay on Sex, Risk, and Subjectivity, University of Michigan Press, 2007 - revised edition 2009
How To Be Gay, Belknap Press , 2012
Titles at Your Library
Before Pastoral: Theocritus and the Ancient Tradition of Bucolic Poetry
Release Date: 1983-09-10
One Hundred Years of Homosexuality: And Other Essays on Greek Love (New Ancient World)
Release Date: 1989-11-17
Saint Foucault : Towards a Gay Hagiography
Release Date: 1997-02-06
How to Do the History of Homosexuality
Release Date: 2004-07-01
What Do Gay Men Want?: An Essay on Sex, Risk, and Subjectivity
Release Date: 2007-08-21
How To Be Gay
Release Date: 2014-03-31
The Lesbian and Gay Studies Reader
- Lambda Literary Award for Anthologies
Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances
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