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Queer of Color Genealogies

October 14, 2012

9:30-10:45 Addressing the Community Needs of LGBT Youth of Color
Moderator: Bianca D. M. Wilson
Senior Scholar of Public Policy, The Williams Institute

Laura E. Durso
Public Policy Fellow, The Williams Institute, Project Access: Addressing the Community Needs of Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Male Youth of Color in LA

Angeliki Kastanis
Public Policy Fellow, The Williams Institute, The RISE Initiative: LGBTQ Children & Youth In Foster Care

Lisa Powell
Attorney at Law and Co-Founder, Black Lesbians United (BLU) LGBT Youth Mental Health Project

10:45-11:45 Keynote Address
Sandra K. Soto
University of Arizona
For Those Who Were Never Meant to Survive: Queering Attrition in Arizona

Queer Indigeneities Unsettling Settler Colonialism

Jodi A. Byrd
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, We Are All Native Here: Colonial Critique and Its Queer Errant

Qwo-Li Driskill
Oregon State University, Asegi Archive: Cherokee Gender, Sexuality, and Memory

Dan Taulapappa McMullin
Claremont Graduate University,Tiki Porn: Appropriation of Pacific Islands Cultures by Western Kitsch, Art, and Film

1:00-2:00 Lunch

The Other Archive of Desire: Remapping LGBT Histories

Kai M. Green
University of Southern California, Towards a Black Queer Geography: The Struggle Over the Uses of Erotic in a Time of Crisis

Alexis Pauline Gumbs
Eternal Summer of the Black Feminist Mind, Breathe: A Colored Ritual for Queer LA

Horacio N. Roque Ramírez
University of California, Santa Barbara, Racializing Risk, Sexualizing AIDS: (Gay) Latino San Francisco, 1980s

Alice Y. Hom
Asian Americans/Pacific Islanders in Philanthropy, Unifying Differences: Lesbian of Color Community Building in Los Angeles and New York, 1970s-1980s

Transnational Aesthetics/Erotics

Vanessa Agard-Jones
New York University, A Serial Killer in the Family

Chitra Ganesh
Her Head in the Flames?

Lawrence La Fontaine-Stokes
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Theorizing Translocas and Translatinas: Trans Queer Feminist Thought

Roy Pérez
Willamette University,The Queer Excesses of Martin Wong’s Nuyorico

5:15-6:15 Keynote Address
Jafari Sinclaire Allen, Yale University. All the Things We Are Now: A Meditation on Black Queer Genealogies

6:15 Reception

UCLA Queer Studies Conference event details.
Fri, Oct 19. 9:30am-6pm
UCLA, 314 Royce Hall

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