Michael Schmidt

Michael Schmidt

Assistant Professor of Teaching
Assistant Director & Academic Student Services Coordinator, Center for Gender and Sexuality

m.schmidt@wayne.edu

Center for Gender and Sexuality

Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies Program (GSW)
Wayne State University
5057 Woodward, 9th floor, room 9204.1
Detroit, MI 48202

Department

Center for Gender and Sexuality

Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies Program

 

Michael Schmidt

I am an Assistant Professor of Teaching in the Center for Gender and Sexuality where I also work as the Assistant Director and Academic Student Services Coordinator. My research interests include twentieth century American literature, literary theory, Marxism, forms of community, and gender and sexuality. My work has appeared in several journals and the anthology Modernism and Unreadability (Presses Universitaires de la Méditerranée). 

Research interest(s)/area of expertise

 20th Century American literature, literary theory, Marxism, forms of community, and gender and sexuality

Education

PhD English, Wayne State University, 2013

Selected publications

Nightwood as a Way of Life.” Feminist Modernist Studies 2.1 (2019): 104-120.

“A Materialist Desire in The Young and Evil.” Studies in American Fiction 48.2 (2018): 213-233.

“Cruising Henry James: The Scene of Queer Sociality as a Critique of Capital.” GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies 22.1 (2016): 81-108.

Courses taught by Michael Schmidt

Winter Term 2024 (current)

Fall Term 2023

Spring-Summer Term 2023

Winter Term 2023

Fall Term 2022

Spring-Summer Term 2022

Winter Term 2022