Dezember 2021

Di07Dez18:30Di20:00W. E. B. Du Bois Lectures: Juana María RodríguezIdentity and Activism: Queer Latinx Organizing in 1990’s San Francisco

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Hybrid Lecture
Dorotheenstr. 24, room 1.501
and Zoom

Please register for this hybrid event: evangelia.kindinger@hu-berlin.de

This presentation uses the example of one social service agency in San Francisco, Proyecto ContraSIDA por Vida [Project Against AIDS for Life] to analyze how they negotiated and reimagined identity politics to respond to the social crisis that surrounds the AIDS pandemic. Through an examination of the agency’s programming, flyers, and events, I document how they used images and words as dynamic vehicles of representation to enrich the cultural and political climate in the service of radical social change.

BIO: Juana María Rodríguez is Professor and Chair of Ethnic Studies at the University of California, Berkeley where she also holds appointments in Gender and Women’s Studies and Performance Studies. Currently the John P. Birkelund Fellow in the Humanities at the American Academy in Berlin, she is the author of Queer Latinidad: Identity Practices, Discursive Spaces (NYU Press, 2003), Sexual Futures, Queer Gestures, and Other Latina Longings (NYU Press, 2014) and co-editor of a special 2019 issue of TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly on „Trans Studies en las Americas.“

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HU BerlinUnter den Linden 6