Travis, Trysh

Trysh Travis, Associate Professor in the Center for Women’s Studies and Gender Research at the University of Florida, is a literary and cultural historian specializing in the gendered history of books and reading. Her book The Language of the Heart: a Cultural History of the Recovery Movement from Alcoholic Anonymous to Oprah Winfrey, was published in 2009 by the University of North Carolina Press, and she is a founder and co-managing editor of Points: the Blog of the Alcohol and Drugs History Society:’s work on popular literature, spirituality, and gender has appeared in publications ranging from American Quarterly to Bitch: Feminist Responses to Popular Culture.