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Finn Enke


Joint appointment: History
Office location: 3408 Sterling Hall
Office Hours: By appointment
Office phone: (608) 263-2334
Email: finn.enke@wisc.edu

Finn Enke

I specialize in history of sexuality and gender, primarily 20th century United States. My research and teaching focuses on feminist, queer, and transgender social movements and theory.

Gender-related Courses:

History 275: (Topics in LGBT Histories) Trans/Gender in Historical Perspective
GWS 280: Borderlands and Embodiment
GWS 340: Topics in LGBTQI Sexualities and Genders

GWS 342: Transgender Studies
History 500: Queer Before and After Stonewall
History 519: Sexuality, Modernity, and Social Change
GWS 642: Advanced Seminar in LGBT Studies (LGBT Studies Capstone)
GWS 938: History of Sexuality (Queer History, Queer Theory)

Selected Publications:

"Transfeminist Perspectives on History and Pedagogy" in Process, the blog of the Organization of American Historians, 2017.

"Translation" in Transgender Studies Quarterly vol 1 issue 1-2 (Summer 2014)

Transfeminist Perspectives: In and Beyond Transgender and Gender Studies (editor). Temple University Press, 2012

“Unlikely Sex Change Capitols of the World: Trinidad, United States, and Tehran, Iran, as Twin Yardsticks of Homonormative
Liberalism” (with Elizabeth Bucar). Feminist Studies, 37:2 (Summer) 2011

Finding the Movement: Sexuality, Contested Space, and Feminist Activism, Duke University Press, 2007

"Smuggling Sex Throough the Gates: Race, Sexuality, and Contested Space in Second Wave Feminism," American Quarterly vol. 55 number 4 (December) 2003: 635-665

"Taking Over Domestic Space: The Battered Women's Movement and Public Protest, 1971-1985" in Van Grosse and Richard Moser, eds., The World the Sixties Made: Politics and Culture in Recent America. Philadelphia: Temple University, 2003, pp. 162-190

“The Education of Little Cis: Binary Gender and the Discipline of Opposing Bodies” in The Transgender Studies Reader Volume 2. Routledge Press, 2012