History Department

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Faculty: Martin B. Duberman

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Academic Interests:
Gay and lesbian studies, biography, abolitionism

Biography from the Encyclopedia of Gay, Lesbiam, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer Culture

Awards and fellowships:

  • National Book Award finalist, 1966
  • Vernon Rice/Drama Desk Award (best off-broadway play), 1963
  • Bancroft Prize in American History, 1961

Publications:

(Books)

  • Waiting to Land: A (Mostly) Political Memoir, 1985-2008, New Press, 2009.
  • The Worlds of Lincoln Kirstein, Knopf, 2007.
  • Haymarket (novel), Seven Stories Press, 2004.
  • Left Out: The Politics of Exclusion: Essays, 1964–2002, Basic Books, 2002.
  • Midlife Queen: Autobiography of a Decade, 1971–1981, Scribner, 1996.
  • Stonewall, Dutton, 1993.
  • Cures: A Gay Man's Odyssey, Dutton, 1991.
  • Hidden History: Reclaiming the Gay and Lesbian Past (co-editor), NAL, 1989.
  • Paul Robeson, Knopf, 1988.
  • About Time: Exploring the Gay Past, Gay Presses of New York, 1986.
  • Male Amour: Selected Plays, 1968–1974, Dutton, 1975.
  • Black Mountain: An Exploration in Community, Dutton, 1972.
  • James Russell Lowell, Houghton, 1966.
  • The Antislavery Vanguard: New Essays on the Abolitionists (editor), Princeton University Press, 1965.
  • In White America (play), 1963.
  • Charles Frances Adams, 1807–1886, Houghton, 1961.

(Selected Articles/Reviews/Essays)

  • "The Avenging Angel" (a reconsideration of John Brown), The Nation, May 23, 2005.
  • "Missing in Action" (on queer scholarship and mainstream academia), Radical History Review 79 (2001): 89-91.
  • "The Night They Raided Stonewall," Grand Street 11 (1993): 121-147.
  • "Reclaiming the Gay Past," Reviews in American History 16 (1988): 515-525.
  • "The Abolitionists and Psychology," Journal of Negro History 47 (1962): 183-191.
  • Charles Francis Adams, Antimasonry, and the Presidential Election of 1836," Mid America 43 (1961): 114-126.

Other Activities:

Founding director, Center for Lesbian and Gay Studies, CUNY Graduate Center

 

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