Thursday, November 5, 2020 — 5:30 PM PDT
Presented by We Are The Voices, the Mills College Trans Studies Speaker Series, and Contemporary Writers Series.
Jordy Rosenberg (Professor of English, University of Massachusetts-Amherst) is the
author of the breakout novel, Confessions of the Fox, a faux memoir of the 18th-century
folk hero Jack Sheppard (the real life inspiration for the Mack the Knife character
in Brecht’s Threepenny Opera). An explicitly fictionalized and speculative history
of queer and trans sexuality, the novel tells a profound story about gender, love,
Jordy will be in conversation with Susan Stryker, whose fall seminar at Mills is “Trans-Historical Meta-Fictional Narrative in Jordy Rosenberg’s Confessions of the Fox.”
We Are the Voices is made possible by the generous support of The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.