Rabb Graduate Center, 244
DegreesNorthwestern University, Ph.D.
University of Missouri, B.A.
Expertise17th- and 18th-century literary and cultural studies; performance studies; gender and sexuality studies.
|EL||94a||Experiential Learning Practicum|
|ENG||1a||Introduction to Literary Studies|
|ENG||4a||The Restoration and the Eighteenth Century|
|ENG||23a||Remembering and Dismembering: Staging the Body in Early Modern England|
|ENG||37b||Modern Drama: Theatres of Rupture, Resistance, and Engagement|
|ENG||64b||From Libertinism to Sensibility: Pleasure and the Theater, 1660-1800|
|ENG||87b||Queer Readings: Beyond Stonewall|
|ENG||120a||The Orlando Project|
|ENG||144b||The Body as Text|
|ENG||151b||Theater/Theory: Investigating Performance|
|ENG||153a||Enlightenment of the Flesh: Reading and Writing Sex in the Eighteenth Century|
|ENG||181a||Making Sex, Performing Gender|
|ENG||231a||Performing the Early Modern Self|
Awards and Honors
Davis Faculty Fellow (2006)
Hewlett-Packard/Women's Studies Interdisciplinary Course Development Grant (2004)
Jeanette Lerman-Neubauer '69 and Joseph Neubauer Prize for Excellent in Teaching and Mentoring (2004)
Mazer Award for Faculty Research in Creative Arts, Humanities and Social Science, Brandeis University (2004)
Marver & Sheva Bernstein Faculty Fellowship (1996 - 1997)
King, Thomas A. "The Sound of Men in Love." Developments in the Histories of Sexualities: In Search of the Normal, 1600-1800. Ed. Chris Mounsey. Lewisburg, PA: Bucknell University Press - Rowman & Littlefield, 2013
King, Thomas A. "“Patricia Simons: The Sex of Men in Premodern Europe: A Cultural History (Review).”." Rev. of The Sex of Men in Premodern Europe: A Cultural History, by Patricia Simons. Renaissance Quarterly vol. 65 Winter 2012: 1277-79.
King, Thomas A and Morris Meyer. "In Defense of Gay/Performance." An Archaeology of Posing: Essays on Camp, Drag, and Sexuality. Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin Press-Macater Press, 2010. 151-81.
King, Thomas A. The Gendering of Men, 1600-1750, vol. 2: Queer Articulations. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 2008.
King, Thomas A. "How (Not) to Queer Boswell." Queer People: Negotiations and Expressions of Homosexuality, 1700-1800. Ed. Chris Mounsey and Caroline Gonda. Lewisburg, PA: Bucknell University Press, 2007. 114-58.
King, Thomas A. "The Subject at the End of the Voice." Considering Calamity: Methods for Performance Research. Ed. Linda Ben-Zvi and Tracy C. Davis. Israel: Assaph Books, 2007. 55-95.
King, Thomas A.. "The Subject at the End of the Voice." Assaph: Studies in the Theatre. Special Issue: Calamity. Ed. Tracy C. Davis and Linda Ben-Zvi. 21. (2007): 55-95.
King, Thomas A. "The Castrato's Castration." SEL: Studies in English Literature, 1500-1900 46. 3 (2006): 563-84.
King,Thomas A. The Gendering of Men, 1600-1750, vol. 1: The English Phallus. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 2004.
King,Thomas A. "Gender and Modernity: Male Looks and the Performance of Public Pleasures." Monstrous Dreams of Reason: Writing the Body, Self, and Other in the Enlightenment. Ed. Mita Choudhury and Laura J. Rosenthal. Lewisburg, PA: Bucknell University Press, 2002. 25-44.
King,Thomas A. "The Fop, The Canting Queen, and the Deferral of Gender." Presenting Gender: Changing Sex in Early Modern Culture. Ed. Chris Mounsey. Lewisburg, PA: Bucknell University Press, 2001. 94-135.
King,Thomas A. "M/S, or Making the Scene: An Erotics of Space." Queen: A Journal of Rhetoric of Power. Special Issue: Sex and Power: Subjection and Subjugation 1. 1 (2000).
King, Thomas A. "Scenes From a Culture of Masochism." Strategic Sex. Ed. D. Travers Scott. New York: Harrington Park-Haworth, 1999. 63-73.
King,Thomas A. "Displacing Masculinity: Edward Kynaston and the Politics of Effeminacy." The Image of Manhood in Early Modern Literature: Viewing the Male. Contributions to the Study of World Literature, No. 95. Ed. Andrew P. Williams. Westport, CT and London: Greenwood, 1999. 119-40.
King,Thomas A. "Performing 'Akimbo': Queer Pride and Epistemological Prejudice." The Politics and Poetics of Camp. Ed. Moe Meyer. London: Routledge, 1994. 23-50.
King,Thomas A. "'As if (she) were made on purpose to put the whole world into good Humour': Reconstructing the First English Actresses." TDR (The Drama Review) Vol 36. No. 3 (1992): 78-102.
King, Thomas A. "Camp as the Dramaturgy of Alterity." Theatre Insight: A Journal of Contemporary Performance Thought 1. 1 (1991): 16-20.