Sarah Schulman

Sarah Schulman is the author of sixteen books, most recently Israel/Palestine and The Queer International (Duke), The Gentrification of the Mind: Witness to a Lost Imagination (U of Cal) and the forthcoming novel The Cosmopolitans. Her plays include Carson McCullers (Sundance/Playwrights Horizons) and Manic Flight Reaction (Playwrights Horizons). Her films include two collaborations with director Cheryl Dunye: The Owls (Berlinale, 2010) and Mommy Is Coming (Berlinale, 2012), and with Jim Hubbard: United In Anger: A History of ACT-UP (2012). She is co-founder of MIX:NY Queer Experimental Film Festival, now in its 29th season, and The Act Up Oral History Project.

Awards include Guggenheim (Playwrighting), Fulbright (Judaic Studies), 3 New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowships (Fiction and Playwrighting), Kessler Prize for Sustained Contribution to LGBT Studies, residencies at Yaddo and MacDowell. Sarah is on the advisory board of Jewish Voice for Peace and is a Distinguished Professor of the Humanities at the City University of New York, College of Staten Island.

 

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