1136 Lane Hall
204 S. State Street
Ann Arbor, MI
Lesbian-Gay-Queer Research Initiative
As part of IRWG's 20th anniversary celebration, the Lesbian-Gay-Queer Research Initiative (LGQRI) will commemorate the 30th anniversary of the publication of Gayle Rubin’s essay “Thinking Sex: Notes for a Radical Theory of the Politics of Sexuality.”
Six scholars will address how Professor Rubin's piece has been generative in LGBTQ and sexuality studies, the essay’s impact across the disciplines, and adaptations to new topics and concerns in the present and future.
The Symposium will feature:
Mark Jordan, Andrew W. Mellon Professor of Christian Thought, Harvard Divinity School
Heather Love, R. Jean Brownlee Term Associate Professor and Associate Chair of the English Department, University of Pennsylvania
Tavia Nyong’o, Associate Professor of Performance Studies, Tisch School of the Arts, New York University
Carole S. Vance, PhD MPH, Department of Anthropology, Columbia University
Rostom Mesli, Sylvia "Duffy" Engle Graduate Student Fellow in the Institute for the Humanities, University of Michigan
Gayle Rubin, Associate Professor of Anthropology and Women’s Studies, University of Michigan
Please join us for a Dance Party at /aut/ BAR at 8pm, featuring DJ Gayle Rubin!