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Publicist Intellectuals

Jeffrey J. Williams

in How to Be an Intellectual: Essays on Criticism, Culture, and the University

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823263806
eISBN:
9780823266432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823263806.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter questions the rise of the figure of the public intellectual in the 1990s. It suggests that, in some instances, intellectuals are used for advertising for the corporate university, rather ... More


My Desire for History: Essays in Gay, Community, and Labor History

Allan Berube

John D'Emilio and Estelle B. Freedman (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834794
eISBN:
9781469603117
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877982_berube
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

This anthology pays tribute to Allan Berube, a self-taught historian and MacArthur Fellow who was a pioneer in the study of lesbian and gay history in the United States. Best known for his Lambda ... More


Widening Circles

Rachel Adams

in The Global and the Intimate: Feminism in Our Time

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231154499
eISBN:
9780231520843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231154499.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

In this chapter, the author explores the globalization of intimacy by recounting her experience as a mother who gave birth to a child with Down syndrome. She describes how she felt when she found out ... More


Caught in the Storm : AIDS and the Meaning of Natural Disaster

Allan Bérubé

in My Desire for History: Essays in Gay, Community, and Labor History

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834794
eISBN:
9781469603117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877982_berube.12
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

In this essay, Berube writes of the need to grieve and mourn as well as to acknowledge the horrific human cost of the AIDS epidemic. At the same time, he takes strong issue with those who try to ... More


Intellectual Desire

Allan Bérubé

in My Desire for History: Essays in Gay, Community, and Labor History

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834794
eISBN:
9781469603117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877982_berube.13
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

This essay presents Berube's keynote address at the first queer studies conference in Quebec. Using class, ethnicity, and race as lenses through which to understand not only his own life but, in some ... More


How Gay Stays White and What Kind of White It Stays

Allan Bérubé

in My Desire for History: Essays in Gay, Community, and Labor History

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834794
eISBN:
9781469603117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877982_berube.15
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

This essay presents a critical commentary on the state of gay male politics and community life. Reflecting upon experiences that were overtly political as well as personal, Berube investigates how ... More


Class Dismissed

Allan Bérubé

in My Desire for History: Essays in Gay, Community, and Labor History

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834794
eISBN:
9781469603117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877982_berube.16
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

This essay describes how, in the mid-1990s, Berube was deeply involved in his research on the Marine Cooks and Stewards Union. Beyond the reflections and writing it provoked about how class shaped ... More


“Queer Work” and Labor History

Allan Bérubé

in My Desire for History: Essays in Gay, Community, and Labor History

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834794
eISBN:
9781469603117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877982_berube.17
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

This essay presents how Berube confronted the absence of analyses of what he came to call “queer work.” “How do jobs become queer?” Berube wondered. How do people find such jobs? Are there political ... More


Trying to Remember

Allan Bérubé

in My Desire for History: Essays in Gay, Community, and Labor History

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834794
eISBN:
9781469603117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877982_berube.18
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

This essay explains that, although Berube never finished his book on the Marine Cooks and Stewards Union, he did produce several incomplete drafts, each one approaching the material in a different ... More


No Race-Baiting, Red-Baiting, or Queer-Baiting!: The Marine Cooks and Stewards Union from the Depression to the Cold War

Allan Bérubé

in My Desire for History: Essays in Gay, Community, and Labor History

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834794
eISBN:
9781469603117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877982_berube.19
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

This essay shows how Berube put together a lecture illustrated with slides—as he did with his research on passing women, gay bathhouses, and World War II. Berube gave this lecture dozens of times ... More


Introduction Allan Bérubé and the Power of Community History

Allan Bérubé

in My Desire for History: Essays in Gay, Community, and Labor History

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834794
eISBN:
9781469603117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877982_berube.3
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

This book focuses on Allan Berube, a community historian who believed passionately in the power of history to change the way individuals and even whole groups of people understand themselves and ... More


Lesbian Masquerade

Allan Bérubé

in My Desire for History: Essays in Gay, Community, and Labor History

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834794
eISBN:
9781469603117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877982_berube.4
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

This essay presents a revised version of an illustrated lecture that Berube first presented in San Francisco in June 1979. Inspired by the section in Jonathan Ned Katz's Gay American History titled ... More


Behind the Specter of San Francisco

Allan Bérubé

in My Desire for History: Essays in Gay, Community, and Labor History

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834794
eISBN:
9781469603117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877982_berube.5
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

This essay discusses the 1959 mayoral campaign in San Francisco, which is a good example of how Berube employed history to illuminate contemporary events. In April 1980, CBS television nationally ... More


Resorts for Sex Perverts A History of Gay Bathhouses

Allan Bérubé

in My Desire for History: Essays in Gay, Community, and Labor History

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834794
eISBN:
9781469603117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877982_berube.7
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

This essay describes how Berube devoted himself to historical research that was specifically sexual in its focus. The result was intervention in the public policy debates about how to respond to the ... More


Marching to a Different Drummer Lesbian and Gay GIs in World War II

Allan Bérubé

in My Desire for History: Essays in Gay, Community, and Labor History

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834794
eISBN:
9781469603117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877982_berube.8
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

This essay presents the first essay that Berube published based on the research that culminated in his award-winning book, Coming Out Under Fire: The History of Gay Men and Women in World War II. ... More


Coming Out Under Fire

Allan Bérubé

in My Desire for History: Essays in Gay, Community, and Labor History

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834794
eISBN:
9781469603117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877982_berube.9
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

In this essay, Berube shifts his focus toward military policy and the Selective Service System, which he describes as “a stigmatizing machine.” He recounts the ways that lesbian and gay military ... More


Rediscovering Our Forgotten Past

Allan Bérubé

in My Desire for History: Essays in Gay, Community, and Labor History

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834794
eISBN:
9781469603117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877982_berube.10
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

This essay describes how most histories of the gay movement and gay life in America focus only on San Francisco, New York, Los Angeles, and other northern and West Coast cities. The South has an ... More


Disabled Lives: Who Cares?: EVA FEDER KITTAY (1999), Love’s Labor: Essays on Women, Equality, and Dependency; MICHAEL BÉRUBÉ (1998), Life As We Know It: A Father, a Family, and an Exceptional Child; JOAN WILLIAMS (2000), Unbending Gender: Why Family and Work Conflict and What to Do About It

Martha C. Nussbaum

in Philosophical Interventions: Reviews 1986-2011

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199777853
eISBN:
9780190267612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199777853.003.0021
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter reviews the books Love's Labor: Essays on Women, Equality, and Dependency (1999), by Eva Feder Kittay; Life As We Know It: A Father, a Family, and an Exceptional Child (1998), by Michael ... More


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