Elspeth Brown,

Historian: markets, visual culture, gender, sexuality

Elspeth H. Brown

Associate Professor of History

Director, Centre for the Study of the United States and the American Studies Program

University of Toronto
Munk School of Global Affairs
1 Devonshire Place
Toronto, ON M5S 3K7 Canada

416-946-8011 (ph)
416-946-8915 (fax)

elspeth.brown@utoronto.ca


Featured Posts

More Advice for Partners of Trans* Men

I’m cleaning up another interview on this oral history project of partners of trans* men who have...

Trans Poem by Patti Smith, 1967

I found this poem in Metamorphosis newsletter, for FTMs, in the Aug 1983 issue. Could it be ‘the...

Rupert Raj, Trans Activism, 1980s surgery protocols

I’m continuing with my volunteer work on the Rupert Raj collection at the Canadian Lesbian and Gay...

Sex and Fidelity in the Archives [George Platt Lynes]

I’m at the Beinecke library in New Haven, reading correspondence among many of the figures in the...

Ken Wissoker on Academic Publishing

Sitting in on a talk Ken is giving (chief acquisitions editor, Duke UP), and he offers some useful insights...

News

Transsexuals in Prison: 1987

Sort of ironic, as wonderful as it is, that it’s only in 2013 that we have a sympathetic, mainstream...

Where's the Trans Material on Wikipedia? Time for a 'Write in!'

I’m at the CLGA again, processing the Rupert Raj collection, and out of curiosity I’ve taken...

Canadian Gay and Lesbian Archives (CLGA)

I’ve begun volunteering at CLGA, which I have been enjoying a lot. I needed some sort of activity...

The 'Public Life' of Photographs

The ‘Public Life’ of Photographs Symposium is happening May 9 - 11th 2013, sponsored by...

Toronto Photography Seminar

The Toronto Photography Seminar website is now live! The website will document various initiatives of...

CFP: Queering Photography (Abstracts Due March 30)

This Special Journal Issue will offer a new perspective on the relationship between photography and...

Queering Glamour in Interwar Fashion Photography: George Platt Lynes’ Multiple Publics

I’ll be presenting this paper at Ryerson Image Centre’s symposium on ” The ‘...

Congratulations!

A warm congratulations to PhD candidate Sarah Tracy, who has been selected as the 2012/2013 Chancellor...

Origins of Photography

Four of us from the Toronto Photography Seminar are at Rutgers to attend the symposium organized by...
Warm congratulations to Talia Linz, who’s exhibition, Age of Consent, opened in Toronto on at...

Part of the photo folks contingent en route to NYC for trip to ICP Aperture, and Photo VII, Jan. 4&#...