Sarah Chinn

Associate Professor of English, Hunter College, CUNY

Sarah Chinn teaches nineteenth century literature at Hunter College, CUNY.  Her work primarily explores questions of race, embodiment,  sexuality, and gender in U.S. literature and culture, particularly in the 19th century. She is the author of Technology and the Logic of American Racism: A Cultural History of the Body as Evidence (Continuum, 2000) and The Invention of Modern Adolescence: Children of Immigrants in Turn-of-the-Century America (Rutgers University Press, 2008).  She is currently working on two book-length projects: Spectacular Men: Race, Gender, and Nation on the Early American Stage, and Feeling Our Way: The Ethics of Lesbian Writing.