26th Linguistics Symposium 2011

June 21-23, 2012

Keynote Speaker

Valerie Traub, University of Michigan

Valerie Traub is Professor of English and Women's Studies at the University of Michigan. Known for her innovative work in early modern cultural studies, gender studies, and queer studies, she is the author of The Renaissance of Lesbianism in Early Modern England (2002) and the co-editor, with David Halperin, of Gay Shame (2009). Her work has also encompassed early modern anatomy and cartography, as in her recent article, "The Nature of Norms: Anatomy, Cartography, King Lear," South Central Review (2009).

Valerie Traub

U-Michigan faculty website

The image above is a small part of the 1452 Leardo map of the world, owned by the American Geographical Society Library at UWM, and used by permission.