Panels—RBF7

12:30–1:45
The Persistence of Memory: LGBT Memoir and Biography
with David Margolick, author of Dreadful, the Short Life and Gay Times of John Horne Burns, Rob Smith Closets, Combat and Coming Out: Coming Of Age As A Gay Man In The “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” Army, Jamie Brickhouse, Dangerous When Wet: A Memoir, Brad Gooch, City Poet: The Life and Times of Frank O’Hara
Moderated by David Carter.

2:00–3:15
Black Queer Writing in the 1980s
with Cheryl Clarke poet, essayist, and author of four books of poetry,including After Mecca: Women Poets and the Black Arts Movement. Steven G. Fullwood publisher of Vintage Entity Press, and assistant curator of the Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, New York Public Library. Robert F. Reid-Pharr Distinguished and Presidential Professor of English and American Studies, and Director, Institute for Research on the African Diaspora in the Americas and the Caribbean (IRADAC) at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York.
Moderated by Sarah Chinn.

3:30-4:45
“In the Beginning,” LGBT Jewish Writers on Culture, Heritage,
and Queer Family Ties
with Jason Schneiderman (Sublimation Point; Striking Surface), Michael Broder (This Life Now), Donna Minkowitz (Growing Up Golem), Stonewall activist Martha Shelley, and erotica writer D.L. King.
Moderated by Perry Brass.

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