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Women’s and Gender Studies Department

Eastern Michigan University

Ypsilanti, MI, USA 48197

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(734) 487-1849

Laurie Finke
2012-2013 McAndless Distinguished Scholar

Professor Finke, author of Women's Writing in English: The Middle Ages (London: Longman, 1999) and Feminist Theory, Women's Writing (Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1992), is a distinguished scholar/critic whose work on gender theory, cultural theory, the Middle Ages, medievalism, and film has received significant international attention. She is the co-author of two scholarly studies in this field, co-editor of three anthologies, and one of six editors of the Norton Anthology of Theory and Criticism (New York: Norton, 2001; 2nd edition 2010). Professor Finke has published 35 articles in some of the most important collections and journals in the profession. She is Professor of Women's and Gender Studies at Kenyon College.

Her public lecture, "The Pedagogical Work of Disneyland" will be given on Tuesday March 19 at 7:30 in
Student Center 350.