Past Events

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

Oral History Workshops with Svetlana Kitto

Date: 02/05/2016 (All day)
The Queer Newark Oral History Project is offering two free oral history workshops led by Svetlana Kitto (bio below) on Friday, February 5, 2016. Oral history is a method of research that collects memories and stories of historical significance through recorded interviews with people who were involved in the events. 

Introduction to Oral History Workshop with Svetlana Kitto

Date: 11/13/2015 - 10:30am
Location: 324 Conklin Hall, Rutgers University-Newark, 175 University Avenue, Newark, NJ 07102
The Queer Newark Oral History Project is offering a free introduction to oral history workshop to Rutgers-Newark students, researchers and community members.

Out in the Union: A Labor History of Queer America

Date: 11/11/2015 (All day)
Location: Dana Room, John Cotton Dana Library, 185 University Avenue, Newark, NJ 07102

Out in the Union tells the continuous story of queer American workers from the mid-1960s through 2013. Miriam Frank chronicles the evolution of labor politics with queer activism and identity formation, showing how unions began affirming the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender workers in the 1970s and 1980s.