Jeanne Scheper

Assistant Professor of Gender and Sexuality Studies
School of Humanities

Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara, English Literature

Feminist Studies Doctoral Emphasis Certificate, University of California, Santa Barbara

M.A., University of Maryland, College Park, English Literature

B.A., Sarah Lawrence College, Liberal Arts & Studio Arts

Phone: 949-824-6406
Fax: 949-824-6416

University of California, Irvine
3216 Humanities Gateway
Mail Code: 2655
Irvine, CA 92697

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Feminist Performance Studies and Visual Culture; Cultural Studies; Theories of Race, Gender, & Sexuality; Transatlantic Modernism
Hellman Fellow, 2013-2014.

Consortium in Literature, Theory, and Culture Dissertation Award.

Interdisciplinary Humanities Center Pre-Doctoral Fellowship.

Pearl Butler Evans Award for a Scholarly Essay in African American Literature.
Appointments Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Houston, Women's Studies, 2005-2007
Publications BOOK

"Moving Performances: Divas, Iconicity, and Remembering the Modern Stage"
(Rutgers University Press, December 2016).
“Lesbians Bait the Military: The L[ast] Word on ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’?” Feminist Media Studies 14.3 (July 2014). Available online: Taylor and Francis
  “The New Negro Flâneuse in Nella Larsen’s Quicksand,” African American Review 42.3-4 (Fall/Winter 2008).
  “‘The Importance of Objective Analysis’ on Gays in the Military: A Response to Elaine Donnelly’s Constructing the Co-Ed Military,” (with Nathaniel Frank, Aaron Belkin, and Gary Gates), Duke Journal of Gender Law and Policy 15.2 (2008): 419-448.
  “‘Of La Baker, I am a Disciple’: The Diva Politics of Reception,” Camera Obscura 65 (2007): 72-101.
  “Feasting on Technologies of Recycling in the Jurassic,” Interview with David Wilson, founder of the Museum of Jurassic Technology, Los Angeles, CA. Special Issue on Cultural Recycling, Other Voices: The eJournal of Cultural Criticism, 3.1 (2007).
  “Visualize Academic Labor in the 1990s: Inventing an Activist Archive in Santa Barbara,” Feminist Studies 31.3 (Fall 2005): 557-569.
  “‘Take Black or White’: Libby Holman’s Sound,” Women & Performance: A Journal of Feminist Theory, 9.2.18 (1998): 95-117.
  Book Review
“Going Public: The Gendered Rhetorics of Suffrage, Nation, War, and Empire in the Making of Queer Citizens (1890-1928),” Review of Citizen, Invert, Queer: Lesbianism and War in Early Twentieth-Century Britain by Deborah Cohler, The Journal of Lesbian Studies, 15.1-5 (2011): 258-263.
Grants ADVANCE Award, New Scholars Program Grant, Elsevier Foundation, 2010 & 2011

Assessment Grant, Division of Undergraduate Education, 2010

Research Grant, Academic Senate Council on Research Computing and Libraries (CORCL), 2010
Faculty Collaborative Grant with Sheron Wray, Dance Department, "Waltzing in the Dark: Academic Inquiry into Dance of the African Diaspora (Dr. Brenda Dixon Gottschild Residency)," Humanities Center, UCI, 2009.
Summer Grant, School of Criticism and Theory, Cornell University, with Prof. Maryse Condé, 2004.

Pre-Doctoral Fellowship,Interdisciplinary Humanities Center , UCSB, Winter 2002.
Berkeley Summer Research Institute, with Prof. Leo Bersani and Prof. Judith Butler, 1999.
Modern Language Association
Performance Studies International
Society for Cinema and Media Studies
Modernist Studies Association
American Studies Association
National Women's Studies Association
Other Experience Managing Editor
Camera Obscura 1998—2002

Research Director
Palm Center 2007—2008

Writer, Cave Dogs
A shadow performance group 1998—2004

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