Category: LGBTQ

New Book: “Queer Freedom : Black Sovereignty” by Ana-Maurine Lara

Queer Freedom : Black Sovereignty, by Ana-Maurine Lara (SUNY Press, Afro-Latinx Futures Series, 2020, 200 pages). “Theoretically wide-ranging and deeply personal and poetic, Queer Freedom : Black Sovereignty is based on more than three years of fieldwork in the Dominican Republic. Ana-Maurine Lara draws on her engagement in traditional ceremonies, observations of national Catholic celebrations, […]

New Book: “Streetwalking” by Ana-Maurine Lara

Streetwalking: LGBTQ Lives and Protest in the Dominican Republic, by Ana-Maurine Lara (Rutgers University Press, 2020, 258 pages). This book “is an exploration of the ways that lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and queer persons exercise power in a Catholic Hispanic heteropatriarchal nation-state, namely the Dominican Republic. Lara presents the specific strategies employed by LGBTQ community leaders […]

Postponed: Lawrence La Fountain-Stokes Queer Studies Lecture

Note: This event will be rescheduled for AY 2020-21.

Queer Studies Lecture

“Translocas: The Politics of Puerto Rican Drag and Trans Performance”

Lawrence La Fountain-Stokes Associate Professor of Spanish, University of Michigan 

Lawrence La Fountain-Stokes

Lawrence La Fountain-Stokes lists his main research interests as queer/LGBT Hispanic Caribbean (Cuban, Dominican, Puerto Rican) studies, U.S. Latina/o, and Latin American literary, […]

Ernesto Martínez’s short film a finalist

Ernesto Martínez’s short film, La Serenata, is a finalist in the Imagen Foundation Short Film and Web Series Awards.

You can support this film by voting below and inviting friends and family to vote as well (one vote per 24 hours). You could also watch the film at this site: https://www.imagen.org/vote/short-films/

Film synopsis: two parents struggle with […]

NALAC awards artist grant to Ernesto Martínez

February 20, 2019—Ernesto Javier Martínez has been awarded a $5,000 NFA Artist Grant from the National Association of Latino Arts and Cultures (NALAC). An associate professor in the UO Department of Ethnic Studies, Martínez is also a member of the Center for the Study of Women in Society’s Advisory Board.

Martínez is one […]

Queer Studies Lecture: Chandan Reddy

[ May 9, 2019; 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm. ]
Knight LibraryBrowsing Room1501 Kincaid St.

“Convergence, Dissymmetry, Duplicity: Enactments of Queer of Color Critique in the Era of Administrative Violence”

Queer Studies Lecture: Chandan Reddy

Chandan Reddy is an associate professor in the Department of Gender, Women & Sexuality Studies at the University of Washington.

This event is sponsored by the Center for the Study of Women in Society […]