Past Events

Oral History Bootcamp

Date: 11/18/2021 - 12:00am to 11/19/2021 - 12:00am
Location: Zoom
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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)
Click here to register.
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email with information about joining the webinar.

Sankofa: A Promise Unkept and Conversation of Renewal, Justice, and Revitalization

Date: 10/11/2021 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Location: ArtFront Galleries, 1180 Raymond Blvd, Newark, NJ 07102
On Monday, October 11 from 6-9PM at ArtFront Galleries, Newark Pride Alliance and Circle of Friends will be hosting a coming out day event, "SANKOFA: A Promise Unkept and Conversation of Renewal, Justice, and Revitalization." This special coming out day event will include a panel discussion moderated by Cheryl Clarke, performances by Empress Vizcaya, Travis Love, Daryl Stewart, and the presentation of student awards. Free and open to all.

Story Slam

Date: 10/07/2021 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Location: Newark Public Library
Newark Pride, Inc. invites you to join us for our first Story Slam to be hosted on Thursday, October 7, 2021 at the Newark Public Library from 5:30-7:30 PM. This year's theme is "Creative Resilience" and we're ready to hear you tell your story. Each participant will have up to 5 minutes to share their pieces and at the end the best storyteller will receive a prize. This is a free event being held during the annual Newark Arts Festival. Click here to register.

Oral History Workshop

Date: 09/30/2021 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Location: Virtual - Zoom
Join Queer Newark on September 30 from 1-3PM for an introductory workshop on oral history methods and practice! This virtual session will explore the process of creating and launching an oral history project, including tips for collaborative research and community outreach. We will also discuss interview preparation and techniques, from choosing recording equipment to designing effective questions. The workshop will wrap up with an overview of some possible outlets for and creative applications of oral history.