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LGQRI Announces Speaker Series

The Lesbian-Gay-Queer Research Initiative (LGQRI) is proud to announce their 2019/2020 speaker series! The longest running IRWG program area, LGQRI was founded in 2001 with the goal of fostering interdisciplinary scholarship and conversation around LGBTQ and sexuality studies. 

This year's lineup includes an LGBTQ LatinX theme (denoted with an asterisk*). 

The Closet and the Cul-de-Sac: The Politics of Sexual Privacy in Northern California

Prof. Clayton Howard chronicles the rise of sexual privacy as a fulcrum of American cultural politics, focusing on the history of gay rights in the San Francisco Bay Area from World War II to the dawn of the culture wars in the 1970s and exploring how government policies shaped the cultural politics of the moderate suburbs.

The U-M Modernist Studies Workshop Presents: Sexual Modernities, a graduate conference

This three-day interdisciplinary conference, featuring invited scholars and graduate student panels, aims to generate collegial scholarly conversation around the intersections of sexuality and modernity. The conference is being organized by the U-M Modernist Studies Workshop. Attendance is free and open to the public.

9:00 a.m. grad panel: Queering Literary History

10:30 a.m. grad panel: Sexological and Erotic Identities

The U-M Modernist Studies Workshop Presents: Sexual Modernities, a graduate conference

This three-day interdisciplinary conference, featuring invited scholars and graduate student panels, aims to generate collegial scholarly conversation around the intersections of sexuality and modernity. The conference is being organized by the U-M Modernist Studies Workshop. Attendance is free and open to the public.