Draft:Jennifer V. Evans

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Jennifer V. Evans is an associate professor at Carleton University in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. A historian of sexuality, Evans has published extensively on the subject of same-sex sexuality in post-1945 Germany. [1] Her research interests also include digital activism in the age of social media and erotic photography in the era before AIDS.

Her recent books include Life Among the Ruins: Cityscape and Sexuality in Cold War Berlin and Queer Cities, Queer Cultures: Europe Since 1945, co-edited with Matt Cook, a historian at the University of London Birbeck. [2]

Evans received her Ph.D in Modern European History from SUNY-Binghamton in 2001 and has taught at Carleton University since 2001. In 2011 and 2012, she was awarded Insight Grants from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) for her projects "Hate 2.0: Combating the Radical Right in the Age of Social Technology" [3] and "Photography and the Sexual Revolution"[4] respectively.



Life Among the Ruins. Cityscape and Sexuality in Cold War Berlin (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2011).

Queer Cities, Queer Cultures: Europe Since 1945. Co-edited with Matt Cook (London, UK: Continuum, 2014).


“Seeing Subjectivity: Erotic Photography and the Optics of Desire” American Historical Review vol. 118 no. 2 (2013): 430-462.

“Forum: Cultural History and the Holocaust” German History, vol. 31, no. 1 (March 2013), 61-85, with Monica Black.

“Historicizing the Visual” German Studies Review vol. 35 no. 3 (Fall 2012): 485-489.

“Rethinking Sexual Modernity in 20th Century Germany” Social History vol.37 no. 3 (August 2012): 314-327, with Jane Freeland.

“Decriminalization, Seduction, and ‘Unnatural Desire’ in the German Democratic Republic” Feminist Studies vol 36 no. 3 (October 2010): 553-77.

"The Moral State: Men, Mining, and Masculinity in the Early GDR." German History, vol. 23 no. 3 (August 2005): 355-370.

"Bahnhof Boys: Policing Male Prostitution in Post-Nazi Berlin," Journal of the History of Sexuality, vol. 12 no. 4 (October 2003): 605-636.

External Links[edit]

Department of History, Carleton University {http://carleton.ca/history/people/jennifer-v-evans]

Hate 2.0: Combating Right-Wing Extremism in the Age of Social Technology {http://hate2point0.com/]

Jennifer V. Evans, personal website {http://http-server.carleton.ca/~jevans/jevans/Welcome.html]


  1. ^ Palgrave Macmillan{http://www.palgrave.com/page/detail/life-among-the-ruins-jennifer-v-evans/?K=9780230202016]
  2. ^ Bloomsbury{http://www.bloomsbury.com/uk/queer-cities-queer-cultures-9781441159304/]
  3. ^ Hate 2.0 - SSHRC{http://www.outil.ost.uqam.ca/CRSH/Detail.aspx?Cle=92471&Langue=2]
  4. ^ Photography and the Sexual Revolution - SSHRC{http://www.sshrc-crsh.gc.ca/results-resultats/2013/IG_2012_EF.pdf]