Events

Past Events

LGBTQ Veterans and Active Military Service: The Courage to Be...

Date: 03/30/2017 - 6:00pm
Location: Ackerson Hall (Dean's Lounge), Rutgers University-Newark, 180 University Avenue
LGBTQ Veterans and Active Military Service: The Courage to Be..." 6:00-9:00 pm, Thursday, March 30, 2017 Ackerson Hall (Dean's Lounge), Rutgers University-Newark, 180 University Avenue. The series encourages LGBTQ veterans and active duty professionals to share their lived experience with the Newark and Rutgers communities. The focus is representing our nation with intersecting identities during war... then and now. The program will begin with film clips followed by a discussion with panelists James Credle, Benny Roman, Danielle King, and Jahari Shears-King.  

Homecoming for LGBTQ Veterans of War: Part I

Date: 10/20/2016 - 7:00pm
Location: Ackerson Hall, Rutgers University-Newark, 180 University Avenue
"Homecoming for LGBTQ Veterans of War: Part I." 7:00-9:00pm, October 20, 2016 Ackerson Hall, Rutgers University-Newark, 180 University Avenue.  Join panelists Grace Perez, Ann Treadaway, James Credle, Kevin J. Stevens, Andrew Germek, Omar Jean in the Deans’ Lounge on the 1st floor of Ackerson Hall for an intergenerational and multi-military service panel of LGBTQ Veterans and Active Duty professionals.

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, http://law-library.rutgers.edu/cgslp_becoming_visible.

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.

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