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Linda Garber, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Women's & Gender Studies Program
Santa Clara University

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Linda Garber teaches women’s studies and LGBTQ studies at Santa Clara University, where she is an associate professor of Women’s and Gender Studies. She is the author of Identity Poetics: Race, Class, and the Lesbian-Feminist Roots of Queer Theory and the editor of Tilting the Tower: Lesbians / Teaching / Queer Subjects. Prof. Garber holds a PhD in Modern Thought and Literature from Stanford University and a BA in English and American Literature from Harvard University.

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Selected Publications:

BOOKS
Identity Poetics: Race, Class, and the Lesbian-Feminist Roots of Queer Theory. Columbia University Press, 2001.

• Editor, Tilting the Tower: Lesbians / Teaching / Queer Subjects. Routledge, 1994.

Lesbian Sources: A Bibliography of Periodical Articles, 1970-1990. Garland, 1993.

ESSAYS
•"Necessity is the Invention of Lesbians," in Noreen Giffney, ed., The Lesbian Premodern, from Palgrave Macmillan (2011).

•"The Curious Persistence of Lesbian Studies," in Michael O'Rourke and Noreen Giffney, eds.,The Ashgate Research Companionto Queer Theory, Ashgate, 2009.

“Spirit, Culture, Sex: Elements of the Creative Process in Gloria Anzaldúa’s Poetry,” in AnaLouise Keating, ed., Entremundos/Among Worlds: Creative and Critical Perspectives on Gloria E. Anzaldúa, Palgrave-MacMillan, 2006

"Where in the World Are the Lesbians?" Journal of the History of Sexuality 14:1 (2005).

“One Step Global, Two Steps Back? Race, Gender and Queer Studies,” GLQ 10:1 (2004).

“Weaving a Wide Net: An Integrated Model for Combating Campus Homophobia and Heterosexism,” Journal of Lesbian Studies (Winter 2002/03).

 

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