Joanne Meyerowitz, 1999–2000 | National Humanities Center

Joanne Meyerowitz (NHC Fellow, 1999–00)

Project Title

Transsexuality in the US

University of Cincinnati

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Fellowship Work Summary, 1999–00

Joanne Meyerowitz completed a draft of her book on the history of transsexuality in the United States, tentatively titled How Sex Changed: A History of Transsexuality in the U.S., to be published by Harvard University Press. She also completed an article, "Sex Research at the Borders of Gender: Transvestites, Transsexuals, and Alfred C. Kinsey," for the Bulletin of the History of Medicine, and drafted part of a historiographic essay on women in the postwar U.S., to be published in Blackwell's Companion to American Women's History.