LGBTQ Exhibition and Curators Panel with Celebratory Reception

LGBTQ Event for Alumni Weekend 2015

Cost: FREE. Included in Alumni Weekend General Pass. Register here for AW2015.

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Enjoy a panel discussion with co-coordinators and the exhibition curator of the Closeted/Out in the Quadrangles: A History of LGBTQ Life at the University of Chicago oral history and archive project of the Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality (CSGS). Special guest, Timothy Stewart-Winter, AM'03 PhD'09, will help contextualize this exhibition within the history of Chicago's LGBTQ community.  The event includes special access to the exhibition at Special Collections and an academic presentation with the annual LGBT Alumni celebration, where the Board of Directors election results and other news will be announced.

Itinerary for the Evening
6–7 p.m. Panel Discussion
7–8:30 p.m. Exhibition open for special viewing/tours
7:00–9:30 p.m. Celebratory reception
8:30–8:45 p.m. Presentation from LGBT Alumni Network

Monica Mercado, AM'06 PhD'14, Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) Postdoctoral Fellow and Director of The Albert M. Greenfield Digital Center for the History of Women's Education at Bryn Mawr College; Co-Coordinator of the CSGS exhibit and oral history project (2011-2014)
Timothy Stewart-Winter, AM'03 PhD'09, Assistant Professor of History at Rutgers University-Newark; author of Queer Clout: Chicago and the Making of Gay Politics (University of Pennsylvania Press, in press) and other research in in sexuality and gender studies
Lauren Stokes, AM'11 and PhD candidate in History (2016), Curator and Co-Coordinator of the CSGS exhibit and oral history project (2012-2015)


Co-hosted by the LGBT Alumni Network and the Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality. RSVP requested on this page so that we may gauge catering needs. Please be sure to also register for Alumni Weekend to gain admission to this event and many others.

Event Contact
Sze Yan AB'00

Staff Liaison
Alexandria Schultz, AM'13