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Mikael Wallerstedt

Christopher E. Forth

Short-term Visiting Scholar, the General Fellowship Programme, SCAS.
Dean’s Professor of History, University of Kansas

Christopher E. Forth ’s interdisciplinary and thematic research revolves around the cultural history
of gender, sexuality, the body, and the senses (with an emphasis on modern France, Britain and
America) as well as European intellectual and cultural history. The author or editor of twelve books,
including Zarathustra in Paris: The Nietzsche Vogue in France, 1891-1918 (2001), The Dreyfus Affair
and the Crisis of French Manhood
(2004) and Masculinity in the Modern West (2008), his most recent
monograph is Fat: A Cultural History of the Stuff of Life (2019). His current research focuses on
far-right masculinism and the sensation of ‘feeling alive’.

This information is accurate as of the academic year 2022-23.