Department of Women's and Gender Studies University of Missouri Department of Women's and Gender Studies

Elisa GlickElisa Glick

Associate Professor, WGST and English
education: PhD English, 2001, Brown University
office: 234 Tate
phone: 573-882-9716

Research and Teaching Areas

queer studies, modernism and modernity, critical theory, fin-de-siècle literature and culture, visual arts, feminist theory

Elisa Glick teaches courses on feminist and queer theory, sexual and gender diversity, queer literature and culture, and twentieth-century literary and artistic culture. She has published articles in Cultural Critique, Feminist ReviewGLQ and Modern Fiction Studies. Glick's book, Materializing Queer Desire: Oscar Wilde to Andy Warhol (SUNY University Press, 2009), is a study of queer dandyism and its relation to the sphere of the commodity in modern literature and culture.

Selected Publications

  • "Turn-of-the-Century Aestheticism and Decadence." The Cambridge History of Gay and Lesbian Literature. Ed. E.L.  McCallum and Mikko Tuhkanen.  Cambridge UP, 2014.
  • Glick: Materializing Queer DesireMaterializing Queer Desire: Oscar Wilde to Andy Warhol. SUNY University Press, 2009.
  • "Teaching Wallace Thurman's 'Infants of the Spring'." Teaching the Harlem Renaissance: Course Design and Classroom Strategies. Ed. Michael Soto. New York: Peter Lang, 2008. 187-191.
  • Co-authored with Linda Garber, Sharon Holland, Daniel Balderston and José Quiroga. "New Directions in Multiethnic, Racial, and Global Queer Studies". GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies 10.1 (2003): 123-137.
  • "Harlem's Queer Dandy: African American Modernism and the Artifice of Blackness." Modern Fiction Studies 49.3 (Fall 2003) [Special Issue: Racechange and the Fictions of Identity]: 414-442.
  • "The Dialectics of Dandyism." Cultural Critique 48 (Spring 2001): 129-163.
  • "Sex Positive: Feminism, Queer Theory, and the Politics of Transgression." Feminist Review 64 (Spring 2000) [Special Millennium Issue, "Feminism 2000: One Step Beyond?"]: 19-45.

Courses Taught

  • Bad Girls
  • Gender Freedom: Sexuality and Gender Beyond Borders
  • Gay and Lesbian Literature and Culture
  • Feminist Theory (graduate)
  • Queer Theory (graduate)
  • Sexuality and Gender Theory
  • The Art of Masquerade
  • Theories of the Body (graduate)
  • Warhol (graduate)

Selected Awards

  • William T. Kemper Fellowship for Teaching Excellence, 2015
  • Mizzou Inclusive Excellence Award, 2015
  • Provost’s Outstanding Junior Faculty Teaching Award, 2006
  • Catalyst Award for Outstanding Service to the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Community, 2002


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