1. Haunted Questions, Inhabited Spaces
Seeking to Found a Locatin: The Gay Academic Union
Lesbian Identity Politics: The Limitations of Full Disclosure
Identity into Practice
Intellectual Practice among the Ruins
Delimiting Lesbian Academic Spaces
Entering the Inquiry
Narrative Knowing as Practice
2. Social and Institutional Places and Spaces
Entering Oasis and Liberal U: Island Communities
Finding a Place for Diversity
Centering Gays and Lesbians
Centering Liberal U: "The Circles in Which We Move"
Confessing Sins: The Work of Faculty
Locating Knowledges and Identities
3. Displacing Pedagogical Positionings
Carol: Critical Enlightenment
Cross-Directions: Carol's Performances of Authority and Identity
Julie: Complications as Response
Stirring Them Up: Julie's "Particular Kind of Embodiment"
Olivia: Is There a Text in This Class?
"We Can't Reduce the Play [or Olivia] to One Message"
Less Euclidean Spaces
4. Departmental Academic and Social Knowledges
Julie and the Liminal Gap
Carol and Shifting Authority
Olivia and the Performance of Locations
Appropriation and Practice
Olivia: "The Cranky Lesbian Critic"
Carol: "You Don't Just Stay in a Place and Wallow in It"
Julie: "Responding to a Real Concrete Problem"
Exceeding Locations: Practices of the Self
Queer Ethnographic Spaces