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Dr Heike Bauer

MA (Wales), PhD (London)
Senior Lecturer in English Literature and Gender Studies

Founding Director of Birkbeck Interdisciplinary Gender and Sexuality Studies (BiGS)

Heike Bauer’s main teaching is on the BA Arts and Humanities and the MA Modern and Contemporary Literature. She supervises doctoral students on gender and sexuality in fiction, culture and criticism since the nineteenth-century including projects that cut across conventional period and disciplinary boundaries.

She has published widely on literature, translation and the modern history of sexuality, and on the rise of queer and feminist graphic novels.

Heike Bauer’s research has been funded by the British Academy, the AHRC and the Wellcome Trust.

Research Update

  • Dr Bauer was the keynote speaker at ‘What is the History of Sexuality?’, a workshop organized at Birkbeck in collaboration with the Birkbeck Institute of the Humanities and the Raphael Samuel Centre, 19 June 2015

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