Beth Schewe, Instructor
Women's Studies Program/Department of English
Office Hours: TBD, and by appointment
Office Number: Reavis Hall, Room 221
Office Phone: 753-6586
Education: Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison
Research: Women's Studies, feminist theory and criticism; transgender and queer theory; body theory; critical race studies; African-American, Latino/a, and Asian-American literatures; autobiography; American literature, especially multicultural and migration literature; 20th and 21st century literature; narrative; pedagogy.
- Schewe, Elizabeth. Forthcoming. "Highway and Home: Mapping Feminist-Transgender Coalition in Boys Don't Cry." Feminist Studies.
- Schewe, Elizabeth.2009. "Serious Play: Drag, Transgender, and the Relationship between Performance and Identity in the Life Writing of RuPaul and Kate Bornstein." Biography: An Interdisciplinary Quarterly 32.4: 670-695.
- Schewe, Elizabeth. 2008. "Domestic Conspiracy: Class Conflict and Performance in Louisa May Alcott's 'Behind a Mask.'" American Transcendental Quarterly 22.4: 577-592.
Recent Courses taught:
- Theories of the Body
- Growing up Female
- Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Studies
- Introduction to Transgender Studies
- American Literature from 1960 to the Present
- Literary Classics