Sarah Schulman is the author of 14 books; She also co-wrote the screeplay for Cheryl Dunye’s film THE OWLS, which premiered at the Berlin Film Festival (2010). Her awards include a Guggenheim, Fulbright, Revson Fellow for the Future of New York at Columbia University, 2 American Library Association Book Awards, 3 NY Foundation for the Arts Fellowships, finalist for the Prix de Rome, and Kessler Prize for Sustained Contribution to LGBT Studies.
A participant Citizen, Sarah has been active in a number of foundational movements for social change including Abortion Rights, AIDS Activism, and the Gay and Lesbian Liberation Movement. She is co-founder with Jim Hubbard of both: MIX:NY LGBT Experimental Film and Video Festival, and the ACT UP Oral History Project (www.actuporalhistory.org) Sarah is a Professor of English at the City University of New York, College of Staten Island, a Fellow of the New York Institute for the Humanities at NYU and on the Advisory Board of the Human Rights and Social Movements Program at Harvard’s Kennedy School.
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