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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 […]

Teaching Queer History

Chris Parkes In the bleary morning hours on day two of the 129th American Historical Association Conference five teachers and scholars treated the twenty or so occupants of Concourse Room F in the New York Hilton to a seminar entitled “Teaching Queer History”. Despite nearly half a century of research […]