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Sarah Schulman

Distinguished Professor
City University of New York, College of Staten Island

Sarah Schulman is a novelist, nonfiction writer, playwright, screenwriter, journalist and AIDS historian. MY AMERICAN HISTORY first appeared in 1984, and this is the second edition with updates and additional material


Sarah is the author of 19 books:
The Rise and Rise of Jamie Robbins and the Death of Carson McCullers  (In Progress)

Maggie Terry  New York: Feminist Press, 2018

The Cosmopolitans New York: Feminist Press. 2016

The Mere Future. New York: Vancouver: Arsenal, hardcover 2009, paperback 2011

The Child. New York : Carroll and Graff 2007 – hardcover; Vancouver, Canada: Arsenal Pulp, 2008- paperback    
Shimmer New York: Avon, 1998- hardcover; New York: (Avon, 1999- paperback

Rat Bohemia New York: E.P. Dutton, 1995- hardcover; New York: New American Library, 1996- paperback; Vancouver, Canada :Arsenal 2008, reissue — Quality Paperback Book Club Selection

Empathy New York : E.P. Dutton, 1992- hardcover; New York : New American Library: 1993- paperback — Quality Paperback Book Club –Selection Vancouver, Canada: Arsenal Pulp, 2006 - Re-issue in 15th anniversary critical edition

People In Trouble  New York : E.P. Dutton, 1990- hardcover; New York: New American Library, 1991 – paperback

After Delores New York: E.P. Dutton, 1988- hardcover; New York : New American Library, 1989- paperback. Re-issue Fall 2013, Arsenal Pulp Press in 25 year anniversary edition.

Girls, Visions And Everything Seattle: Seal Press, 1986- paperback original- Anniversary Edition, 1999

The Sophie Horowitz Story  Tallahassee Florida: Naiad Press,  1984- paperback original

The Early Novels Of Sarah Schulman: The Sophie Horowitz Story, Girls Visions and Everything, After Delores (Book of the Month Club, Triangle Classics Series, 1997)


Let The Record Show: ACT UP and The Enduring Experience of AIDS (in process) Farrar, Strauss, Giroux 2021

Conflict Is Not Abuse: Overstating Harm, Community Responsibility and the Duty of Repair (Arsenal, 2016)

Israel/Palestine and The Queer International (Duke University Press, 2012)

The Gentrification of the Mind: Witness to a Lost Imagination, Berkeley: University of California Press, 2012- hardcover, 2013- paperback

The Ties That Bind: Familial Homophobia and Its Consequences. New York: The New Press, 2009, paperback 2012.

Stagestruck : Theater, AIDS And The Marketing Of Gay America. Chapel Hill: Duke University Press 1998 - hardcover, paperback

My American History : Gay and Lesbian Life During the Reagan/Bush Years,
New York: Routledge, 1994 – hardcover, paperback

Areas of Research / Professional Expertise

    Human Rights, Women's Rights, Political Movements, Gentrification, Queer Politics and Culture, American Theater, Experimental Film, Palestine Solidarity, HIV/AIDS, Reproductive Rights and Abortion.

Personal Interests

    Theater is my first love.



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Talk at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago 10/24/17

Published: Oct 24, 2017