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LAVENDER UNIVERSITY - LECTURE BY E. PATRICK JOHNSON



EVENT DATE
Saturday, October 12, 2013
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

LOCATION
Hoover-Leppen Theatre


DESCRIPTION

 Gathering Honey: Oral Histories of Black Southern Women Who Love Women” by E. Patrick Johnson

Saturday, October 12, 2013 | 11am-1pm

 

As a follow-up to Sweet Tea: Black Gay Men of the South—An Oral History, E. Patrick Johnson has begun working on a new oral history on black lesbians of the South, tentatively entitled, Honeypot: Black Southern Women Who Love Women—An Oral History.  In his presentation, Johnson will discuss the challenges to conducting oral histories of black same gender loving women based not only on gender differences between his subjects and himself, but also the content of their stories. In addition, Johnson will share some of the women's stories through performance.

 

 

E. Patrick Johnson is the Carlos Montezuma Professor in the Department of Performance Studies and African American Studies, Northwestern University.

 

Lavender University is a 9-month lecture series featuring top academics and activists in the LGBTQ community, working on a wide range of research topics and interests. It is sponsored by Windy City Times and Center on Halsted. 

Other lectures in the series: (click on title for more info)

 “Working For Queer Acceptance: Finding Love Amongst the Religious Right” by Golda Goldbloom

Sunday, November 3, 2013 | 1pm-3pm

“Constitutional Law as it Applies to Transgender Prisoners” by Owen Daniel-McCarter

Saturday, December 7, 2013 | 11am-1pm

“Ethical Problems in Gender Identity Construction” by Hyacinth Piel

Saturday, January 4, 2014 | 11am-1pm

“Arrested Justice: Black Women, Violence and America's Prison Nation” by Beth E. Richie

Saturday, February 1, 2014 | 11am-1pm

“Making Familia from Scratch: Towards a History of Latina Lesbian Organizing in Chicago” by Lourdes Torres

Saturday, March 1, 2014 | 11am-1pm

“Steel Closets:  Gay, Lesbian, and Transgender Steelworkers” by Anne Balay

Saturday, April 5, 2014 | 11am-1pm

From Civil Rights to Gay Rights in Chicago” by Timothy Stewart-Winter

Saturday, May 3, 2014 | 11am-1pm


PRICE

Each lecture in the series is $25 for general admission. Students, seniors (ages 55+) and youth can purchase tickets at a reduced rate of $15.

To purchase tickets to one or all of these lectures, visit https://community.centeronhalsted.org/lavenderuniversity


FOR MORE INFORMATION

Please contact Windy City Times at editor@windycitymediagroup.com or Community and Cultural Programs, Director of Community and Cultural Programming at Center on Halsted at culture@centeronhalsted.org or 773-472-6469.


 
 
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