Alison Li is an historian of science and medicine. She writes about hormones and the culture in which they are shaped. Her latest work is Wondrous Transformations available now from University of North Carolina Press.
“a smart and highly readable contribution to transgender studies.”
– Publishers Weekly
Wondrous Transformations is the story of Dr. Harry Benjamin (1885-1986), endocrinologist and sexologist best known for his contributions to transgender medicine. Read more
Available now from your favourite bookseller. Use discount code 01SOCIAL30 for a 30% discount at UNC Press.
NYC LGBT Historic Sites Project
Date: Tuesday, January 16, 2024
Time: 6:30 pm EST
Arts & Letters Club of Toronto – Literary Lunch
Date: Tuesday, February 20, 2024
Time: 12-2 pm
Location: The Arts & Letters Club of Toronto, 14 Elm Street, Toronto, ON M5G 1G7
2024 MacLennan Lecture, University of King’s College
MacLennan Visiting Lectureship
Date: Tuesday, March 19, 2024
Location: University of King’s College, Halifax, NS
Interviews & Reviews
“Howl”, CIUT 89.5 FM with Valentino Assenza
CBC Radio One – Fresh Air with Ismaila Alfa
Breakfast Television with Tammie Sutherland
NewsTalk 1010 Radio interview with Reshmi Nair on The Rush
“The Reminiscences of a One-Hundred-and-One-Year-Old Man,” my guest blog post at UNCPress.