Dr. Anna M. Klosowska
Anna Klosowska is the author of Queer Love in the Middle Ages (Palgrave Macmillan, 2005) and editor of Madeleine de l'Aubespine, Selected Poems and Translations (Chicago, 2007). She is also the editor/coeditor of five collected volumes and journal issues, as well as author/coauthor of over thirty articles, mostly on queer theory in Medieval and Early Modern French literature. She received support for research from the Mellon Foundation, as well as the Sixteenth Century Society's Nancy Lyman Roelker prize for Best Article. With Eileen Joy, she co-taught a seminar on "Premodern Foucault" at the Newberry Library.
She teaches French literature and culture, often focused on LGBTQ, race, postcolonialism and transnational cultures.
Her current research centers on new materialism, ooo, posthumanism and philosophy and culture of the period 1550-1650. Her favorite bakery is Blue Oven, and her hobbies are skiing, scuba diving and rescuing baby seals.