Past Events

Queer Newark Pride Walking Tour

Date: 07/13/2022 - 4:00pm
Location: Military Park, Newark
The Queer Newark Oral History Project invites you to join us for a special Newark Pride walking tour on July 13, 2022 at 4:00PM! We will depart from Military Park, in the area between the Kennedy bust and cannons. We’ll have our rainbow gear so you can’t miss us!

LGBTQ Educators Panel Discussion

Date: 06/22/2022 - 12:15am

Want to learn more about the LGBTQ curriculum in New Jersey? Join the Queer Newark Oral History Project on June 22nd at 5PM (ET) for a virtual discussion with local educators about the implementation of the mandate as well as resources and ways to incorporate local history into classrooms.Panelists: Reginald Bledsoe, Melissa Mott, Alex Rosado-Torres, Danielle Scott and alum Lana Vercellino. Moderated by Kristyn Scorsone.

Sex Work in Newark: A Panel Discussion

Date: 06/16/2022 - 5:00pm
Location: Newark Public Library, 5 Washington Street, Newark, NJ 07102

Register now to join activists and scholars for a discussion of sex work in Newark's queer community!

Oral History Bootcamp

Date: 11/18/2021 - 12:00am to 11/19/2021 - 12:00am
Location: Zoom
Visit our YouTube channel for session videos! 

Join Queer Newark on November 18 and 19 for our first virtual oral history bootcamp!

We will be hosting four individual workshops: (1) on introductory oral history methods and practice; (2) on creating oral history recordings for long-term preservation; (3) on trauma informed interviewing; and (4) on putting oral history in action. 

Newark After Dark: Sex Work, Gay Bars, Porn Theaters, and the Archives of Illicit Sexuality

Date: 10/26/2021 - 6:00pm
Location: Zoom

Tuesday, October 26 at 6:00pm (ET)
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After registering, you will receive a confirmation email with information about joining the webinar.