Dispatches

Oral Histories and Alternative Archives: Disrupting the Boundaries of Queer Identities, Cultures, and Politics

Dan Royles As historians, how does the past speak to us, and when it does, how do we listen? These were the questions broached by the papers in the final session of the CLGBTH‘s conference-within-a-conference at the American Historical Association’s annual meeting. This session combined papers from the panels “Pragmatism and […]

Meet Me in St. Louis: History of Sexuality at the 2015 Organization of American Historians Conference

Meet Me in St. Louis: History of Sexuality at the 2015 Organization of American Historians Conference

The 2015 Organization of American Historians annual meeting (OAH), takes place April 16-19, 2015 in St. Louis, Missouri. This year’s conference theme, “Taboos,” has engendered a number of exciting panels, museum displays and a walking tour related to the history of sexuality, which we have listed for our readers below. Are you attending […]

Scale – Spectacle – Spectatorship: Space as a Category of Queer Analysis

Andrea Rottmann “Making an Exhibition of Ourselves: Desiring Bodies, Practices and Histories” was the title of a panel sponsored by the Committee for LGBT History at this year’s American Historical Association’s Annual Meeting in New York. One of thirteen panels dedicated to “Promiscuous Interdisciplinarity,” the issues that participants debated ranged […]