Past Events

Becoming Visible: Reflections on the Queer Newark Oral History Project

Date: 09/20/2016 - 12:15pm
Location: Rutgers University-Newark
"Becoming Visible: Reflections on the Queer Newark Oral History Project." 12:15-1:15pm, September 20, 2016. Join Timothy Stewart-Winter, Whitney Strub, and Naomi Extra for this lunchtime lecture presented by the Rutgers Center for Gender, Sexuality, Law and Policy, in partnership with the Eric Neisser Program. Free and open to the public, but registration required,

Oral History Workshop with Timothy Stewart-Winter

Date: 08/31/2016 (All day)
Location: 324 Conklin Hall, Rutgers University-Newark, 175 University Avenue, Newark, NJ 07102
The Queer Newark Oral History Project is offering a free oral history workshop led by Timothy Stewart-Winter (bio below) on Wednesday, August 31, 2016. The workshop will run from 1:00pm to 4:00pm, and will cover key issues such as: How does one plan an oral history project? What are some of the best practices for formulating interview questions? How does one identify a narrator? What are some of the ethical considerations that oral historians face when creating oral history projects? This will be an interactive, hands-on workshop.

"Holler If You Hear Me: Black and Gay in the Church” Film Screening and Discussion with Director Clay Cane

Date: 07/14/2016 (All day)
Location: Rutgers University-Newark Rooms 255-257, Paul Robeson Campus Center 350 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.

This special screening of "Holler If You Hear Me: Black and Gay in the Church” with Director Clay Cane is part of Newark Gay Pride’s 4 Days of Love Celebration. Sponsored by the Queer Newark Oral History Project, Newark Gay Pride, Newark LGBTQ Community Center, Unity Fellowship Church NewArk, and the Rutgers University-Newark History Department, African American and African Studies Department, Women’s and Gender Studies Program, and American Studies Graduate Program.

Queer Newark Oral History Project Launch

Date: 04/23/2016 - 5:00pm
Location: Newark LGBTQ Community Center, 11 Halsey Street, Newark, NJ 07102
This special event was held at the Newark LGBTQ Communtity Center and featured a multimedia presentation of the Queer Newark Oral History Project's work, including a video of archival images and sound clips from interviews, and the public debut of the new website. Speakers included Darnell Moore, James Credle, June Dowell-Burton, Rodney Gilbert, Peter Savastano, Timothy Stewart-Winter, Christina Strasburger, and Whitney Strub. A reception, with refreshments from Newark vendors and music by DJ Just Love, followed the presentation.

HIV/AIDS at 35: Local and Global Perspectives

Date: 03/02/2016 - 9:30am to 3:45pm
Location: Paul Robeson Campus Center, Essex Room, Rutgers University-Newark
Women's & Gender Studies Annual Symposium: HIV/AIDS at 35: Local and Global Perspectives
Program Schedule:
9:30am-10:15am: Registration and Breakfast

10:15am-10:30am: Welcome Remarks
Timothy Stewart-Winter, Women's & Gender Studies Program

10:30am-11:50am: Panel I - Histories and Publics
George Aumoithe, Teaching Fellow in History, Columbia University
Alison Howell, Assistant Professor of Political Science, Rutgers University - Newark