Past Events

Queer Newark Listening Session at MASCARA XI

Date: 11/20/2019 (All day)
Location: Paul Robeson Campus Center, Essex Room, Rutgers University-Newark
During The African American Office of Gay Concerns annual MASCARA Conference, members of the Queer Newark Oral History Project will host a pop-up listening session, which will feature audio clips from interviews with our trans community members on the themes of art and activism, transition, and queer spaces, and visuals from our At Home In Newark: Stories

She Like Girls by Chisa Hutchinson: A Staged Reading

Date: 10/24/2019 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Location: Bradley Hall Theatre, Rutgers University-Newark, 110 Warren St, Newark, NJ 07102

Yendor Theatre Company, in partnership with the Queer Newark Oral History Project, presents a staged reading of She Like Girls, the GLAAD award-winning play, written by Chisa Hutchinson and directed by Andrew Binger.

Out in Time: A Conversation and Book Signing with Dr. Perry N. Halkitis

Date: 10/10/2019 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Location: Dana Room, John Cotton Dana Library, 185 University Avenue, Newark, NJ 07102
Join the Queer Newark Oral History Project for a conversation with Perry N. Halkitis, author of Out in Time: The Public Lives of Gay Men from Stonewall to the Queer Generation.

E Que Das Suas Vidas?: Revisiting the Lives of Queer Brazilians in Newark Ten Years Later

Date: 09/17/2019 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Location: Dana Room, John Cotton Dana Library, 185 University Avenue, Newark, NJ 07102
From 2005-2008, Yamil Avivi conducted an ethnographic interview study of queer Brazilian immigrant men living in the Ironbound neighborhood. Missing from dominant and immigrant Lusophone newspapers and historical narratives, Avivi centered these queer men’s everyday lives including their participation at church, the market and nightlife within the neighborhood. Just over ten years later, he interviewed several interviewees again to understand what has become of their lives.

At Home in Newark exhibit on display at Audible

Date: 07/15/2019 (All day)
Location: Lobby of Audible, 1 Washington Park, Newark, NJ 07102