Christopher Looby

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Professor, English, UCLA

Christopher Looby is Professor of English at UCLA. He specializes in US American literature as well as in queer studies. He directs a summer travel study program, “English in Florence: American Writers and Artists Abroad,” and serves as co-director of the Americanist Research Colloquium. Forthcoming publications include “Not to Mention (the marmorean unconscious),” in Neither the Time nor the Place: Today’s Nineteenth Century, ed. Christopher Castiglia and Susan Gillman (Univ. of Pennsylvania Press, 2020); Queer Natures, Queer Mythologies by Sam See, co-edited with Michael North, with essays by Scott Herring, Heather Love, and Wendy Moffat (Fordham Univ. Press, 2020); Margaret J. M. Sweat, Ethel’s Love-Life and Other Writings, Q19: The Queer American Nineteenth Century (Philadelphia: Univ. of Pennsylvania Press, 2020; orig. pub. 1859-90), ed., intro., and annotated.