Opening Address

Tim Dean, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Thursday 23 March 2023, 7 PM

Valeria Luiselli. Credit: Alex Pieros.

Professor Tim Dean is James M. Benson Professor of English at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign where he teaches psychoanalysis, queer theory and modernism. He is the author of Gary Snyder and the American Unconscious (1991), Beyond Sexuality (2000), and Unlimited Intimacy: Reflections on the Subculture of Barebacking (2009), all published by the University of Chicago Press, and a co-editor of Homosexuality and Psychoanalysis (2001).