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Book Reading by Kyla Schuller & Hugh Ryan
May 13 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Book Reading featuring authors Kyla Schuller & Hugh Ryan.
Saturday, May 13, 2023 – 2:00 pm
Schuller and Ryan will read from their respective books, “The Trouble with White Women: A Counterhistory of Feminism” and “The Women’s House of Detention: A Queer History of a Forgotten Prison.”
Books will be available for sale at the event from Philly AIDS Thrift at Giovanni’s Room.
Kyla Schuller is Associate Professor of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies and Faculty Director of the Women’s Global Health Leadership Certificate Program at Rutgers University–New Brunswick. She is the author of The Biopolitics of Feeling: Race, Sex, and Science in the Nineteenth Century (Duke UP, 2018), and her writing has appeared in The Rumpus, Los Angeles Review of Books, and Post Road. She lives in Brooklyn.
Hugh Ryan is a writer and curator. His first book, When Brooklyn Was Queer, won a 2020 New York City Book Award, was a New York Times Editors’ Choice in 2019, and was a finalist for the Randy Shilts and Lambda Literary Awards. He was honored with the 2020 Allan Berube Prize from the American Historical Association. In 2019-2021, he worked on the Hidden Voices: LGBTQ+ Stories in U.S. History curricular materials for the NYC Department of Education.