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Megan H. Glick

Associate Professor of American Studies

Center for the Americas, 115
860-685-3146

Associate Professor, Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

Associate Professor, Science in Society

Coordinator, Disability Studies

mglick@wesleyan.edu

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BA Northwestern University
MA Yale University
MPHIL Yale University
PHD Yale University

Megan H. Glick

Megan H. Glick is Associate Professor of American Studies, Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, and Science in Society. Her research and teaching focus on representations of difference along lines of race, gender, disability, and speciation, from both cultural and scientific perspectives.

Her first book, Infrahumanisms: Science, Culture, and the Making of Modern Non/personhood (Duke University Press, 2018), explores cultural and biological understandings of liminal humanity in the twentieth century U.S., and was awarded the 2019 Alison Piepmeier Book Prize by the National Women's Studies Association (NWSA). Her writing has appeared in American Quarterly, Social Text, Gender and History, and Hypatia, and is forthcoming in Literature and Medicine. At Wesleyan, she teaches numerous courses across cultural studies and the medical humanities, including, “Popular Culture and Social Justice,” “Visual Culture Studies and Violence,” “Bioethics and the Animal-Human Boundary,” “Race and Medicine in America,” “Health, Illness, and Power,” “Biopolitics/Animality/Posthumanism,” and “Modern Histories of Gender and Sexuality.”

 

 

 

Academic Affiliations

Office Hours

On sabbatical Spring 2020.

Courses

Fall 2020
AMST 205 - 01
Interdisciplinary Research

AMST 256 - 01
Race and Medicine in America

Spring 2021
AMST 208 - 01
Junior Colloquium

AMST 260 - 01
Bioethics: Animal/Human