Past Events

Oral History Workshop with Timothy Stewart-Winter

Date: 08/31/2016 - 12:00am
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 - 12:00am
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

Oral History Workshops with Svetlana Kitto

Date: 02/05/2016 - 12:00am
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.