Individual Author Record
Name: David M. HalperinPen Name: None Genre: C:ADULT Non-Fiction Born: 1952 in Chicago, Illinois Sites:
Illinois ConnectionHalperin was born in Chicago.
Biographical and Professional InformationDavid M. Halperin is a theorist in the fields of gender studies, queer theory, critical theory, material culture and visual culture. He is the cofounder of ''GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies''.Currently, he is the WH Auden Distinguished University Professor of the History and Theory of Sexuality at the University of Michigan. His primary interests are the history and theory of homosexuality; classical studies and its relation to contemporary cultural history; gay men's cultural practices and subjectivity and HIV/AIDS. Along with the books he has written, he has also edited ''The Construction of Erotic Experience in the Ancient Greek World'' with John J. Winkler and Froma I. Zeitlin (1990), ''The Lesbian and Gay Studies Reader'' with Henry Abelove and Michele Aina Barale (1993), ''Gay Shame'' with Valerie Traub (2009) and ''The War on Sex'' with Trevor Hoppe which is forthcoming.
''Before Pastoral: Theocritus and the Ancient Tradition of Bucolic Poetry'', Yale University Press , 1983''One Hundred Years of Homosexuality: And Other Essays on Greek Love'', Routledge, 1990''Saint Foucault: Towards a Gay Hagiography'', Oxford University Press, 1995''How to Do the History of Homosexuality'', University of Chicago Press, 2002''What Do Gay Men Want?: An Essay on Sex, Risk, and Subjectivity'', University of Michigan Press, 2007 - revised edition 2009''How To Be Gay'', Belknap Press , 2012