Dr. Anna M. Kłosowska

Dr. Klosowska

Professor and Graduate Director

Irvin Hall 228
(513) 529-5943
roberta2@miamioh.edu

Office Hours

Mondays and Wednesdays: 11:30 - 13:10
and by appointment via Zoom

 


Education

  • PhD 1994, French Studies, Brown University

Interests

Anna Kłosowska is Professor of French and an Affiliate in Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies. 

Recent Classes

Queer and Trans Studies, Critical Race Studies, Postcolonial, Ecocriticism, Transnational Feminism.

FRE 403/503: Les arts de la Renaissance/Arts of the Renaissance (Spring 2020)

FRE 430/530 WGS 410/510: Race et genre au 16e siècle: Race/Gender in Early Modern French Literature: Colonialism, Africanism, Queer Studies (Spring 2019) cross-listed with Women and Gender Studies

FRE 443/543: La France médiévale: race et genre au carrefour de la Syrie Romaine, Occitanie et Bretagne//Race/Gender in Medieval French Literature at the Crossroads of Roman Syria, Occitania, and Brittany (Fall 2018)

Capstone Seminar for French Majors:

FRE 410: Race, Politics, Art in France, 417-2017 (2018)

FRE 410: Trans, Black, Arab, and Jewish France (2017)

FRE 410: Queer and Race: Louis XIV to Balzac (2016)

Undergraduate Summer Scholar 2020: Here is the awesome website created by Kelly Horvath (Double Major, Architecture and French) mentored by Dr. Klosowska.

Recent Publications

Books

2007      Madeleine de l’Aubespine. Selected Poems and Translations: A Bilingual Edition. Klosowska, Anna (Editor & Translator) Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

2005     Klosowska, Anna. Queer Love in the Middle Ages. The New Middle Ages Series. New York: Palgrave Macmillan.

Edited Volumes, Journal Issues

2021     LaFleur, Greta, Masha Raskolnikov, and Anna Klosowska. Trans Historical: Gender Plurality Before the Modern. Cornell University Press.

2020     Karkov, Catherine, Anna Kłosowska and Vincent W.J. van Gerven Oei, ed. Disturbing Times: Medieval Pasts, Reimagined Futures. punctum books.

2013     Joy, Eileen and Anna Klosowska, ed. On Style: An Atelier. punctum books.

2013     Joy, Eileen, Anna Klosowska, Nicola Masciandaro and Michael O’Rourke, ed. Speculative Medievalisms: Discography. punctum books.

2013     Klosowska, Anna, ed. FAULT cluster in special issue of postmedieval: a journal of medieval cultural studies 4.3 (Fall).

2018 (paperback), 1998   Klosowska, Anna, ed. Violence Against Women in Medieval Texts. University Presses of Florida.

Articles

2020 “The Etymology of Slave. Chapter in volume. 12,433 words. Ed. Catherine Karkov, Vincent W.J. van Gerven Oei and Anna Kłosowska, Disturbing Times: Medieval Pasts, Reimagined Futures, punctum books, 151-214.

2020 with Catherine Karkov and Vincent van Gerven Oei, “Disturbance,” Introduction to the volume. 5594 words. Ed. Catherine Karkov, Vincent W.J. van Gerven Oei and Anna Kłosowska, Disturbing Times: Medieval Pasts, Reimagined Futures, punctum books, 13-26.

2019 “Muhammad ibn al-Zain’s Basin (Baptistère de Saint Louis).” Literature Compass. Journal article. 13,346 words. Volume 16, Issue 9-10 (special issue: Critical Race and the Middle Ages).

2018 “Premodern trans and queer in French manuscripts and early printed texts.” Journal article. postmedieval: a journal of medieval cultural studies 9.3: 349-366 (special issue: “Queer Manuscripts,” eds. Roberta Magnani and Diane Watt).

2016 with Eileen Joy, "Introduction: The Work, or the Agency, of the Nonhuman in Premodern Art." Chapter in volume. 12 901 words. Ed. Eileen Joy and Myra Seaman, Fragments Toward a History of a Vanishing Humanism. Ohio State University Press, 1-32.

2016 with Daniel C. Remein “What Does Language Speak: Feeling the Human with Beckett and Chretien de Troyes” Chapter in volume. 9 200 words. Ed. Eileen Joy and Myra Seaman, Fragments Toward a History of a Vanishing Humanism. Ohio State University Press, 95-128.

2015 "Individual, 1377-1650: From Mathematics to Self, After Carla Mazzio." Journal article. 13,911 words. Anuario de Estudios Medievales 45:1 (2015), 263-297 (special issue "Innovation, Translation, Rewriting" edited by Marion Coderch).      

2013 "On Style: A Reader's Guide." Introduction. Ed. Eileen Joy and Anna Klosowska, On Style: An Atelier. punctum books, i-xvi.

2013 "Style as Third Element." Chapter in volume. Ed. Eileen Joy and Anna Klosowska, On Style: An Atelier. punctum books, 27-36.

2013 "From Oulipo to al-Safadī: Fault, the absurd, parody and error in medieval and early modern literature." Introduction to the special issue on "Fault" ed. Anna Klosowska. postmedieval: a journal of medieval cultural studies 4.3: 296-300.

2013 "Queer/Posthuman in Marie de France's EliducSanctuaires à Répit, Female Couples and Human/Animal/Bare Life." Article in journal. FKW (Frauen Kunst Wissenschaft)//Zeitschrift für Geschlechterforschung und Visuelle Kultur 54 (themed issue, "Visual Othering, 1100-1200" edited by Silke Büttner), 78-90.

2013 “Transmission by Sponge: Aristotle’s Poetics.” Chapter in volume. Ed. Petropunk Collective [Eileen Joy, Anna Klosowska, Nicola Masciandaro, and Michael O’Rourke], Speculative Medievalisms: a Discography. punctum books, 121-142.

2013 with Eileen Joy, “Cryptomnesia: Response to Kathleen Biddick.” Chapter in volume. Ed. Petropunk Collective [Eileen Joy, Anna Klosowska, Nicola Masciandaro, and Michael O’Rourke], Speculative Medievalisms: a Discography. punctum books, 15-26.