Prof. Don Kulick, Ph.D. - Marie Jahoda Visiting Professor - Summer term 2006

Don Kulick is a professor of anthropology and the director of the Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality at New York University, USA. His research interests include linguistic anthropology, gender and sexuality. His publications focus on understanding linguistic socialisation, the relationship between language and sexuality, queer theory and prostitution. Furthermore, he is renowned for his fieldwork in Papua New Guinea, Brazil, Italy and Sweden.

Areas of Expertise

  • Cultural and linguistic anthropology
  • Gender and sexuality
  • Queer theory and travesty

Courses and Lectures as Marie Jahoda Visiting Professor
The Anthropology of Sexuality and Gender
Compact course, Faculty of Social Science, summer term 2006, Ruhr University Bochum

Sexual Politics in Sweden
Lecture at the Foucault-Symposium, Ruhr University Bochum, 23 June 2006

Selected Publications
Kulick, Don, and Deborah Cameron. 2006. The Language and Sexuality Reader. London, New York: Routledge.

Kulick, Don, and Anne Meneley. 2005. Fat: The Anthropology of an Obsession. New York: Jeremy P. Tarcher/Penguin.

Kulick, Don. 1995. Taboo: Sex, Identity, and Erotic Subjectivity in Anthropological Fieldwork. London, New York: Routledge.