The Work My Soul Was Called to Do: Black Lesbian Activism in the New South

Event date: 
Saturday, November 10, 2018 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm

Please join us!

The Work My Soul Was Called to Do: Black Lesbian Activism in the New South—A Roundtable Discussion and Book Launch of Black. Queer. Southern. Women.—An Oral History by E. Patrick Johnson

When: Saturday, November 10, 2018 7:30pm

Where: Charis Books & More, 1189 Euclid Avenue, Atlanta, GA 30307

Sponsored by: American Studies Association, National Women Studies Association, and Northwestern University

Reception to follow

Free and Open to the public, $5 suggested donation to Charis Circle

Chair: E. Patrick Johnson

Panelists:

Mary Anne Adams

Roshelle Darlene Hudson

Aida Rentas

Pat Hussain

Cherry Hussain

Michelle Wright

Moderator: Leslie Harris

Event address: 
1189 Euclid Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30307
Black. Queer. Southern. Women.: An Oral History Cover Image
$43.95
ISBN: 9781469641102
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Published: University of North Carolina Press - November 12th, 2018

Drawn from the life narratives of more than seventy African American queer women who were born, raised, and continue to reside in the American South, this book powerfully reveals the way these women experience and express racial, sexual, gender, and class identities--all linked by a place where such identities have generally placed them on the margins of society.


Sweet Tea: Black Gay Men of the South Cover Image
$41.25
ISBN: 9780807872260
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Published: University of North Carolina Press - September 1st, 2011

Giving voice to a population too rarely acknowledged, Sweet Tea collects more than sixty life stories from black gay men who were born, raised, and continue to live in the South. E.


No Tea, No Shade: New Writings in Black Queer Studies Cover Image
By E. Patrick Johnson (Editor)
$31.85
ISBN: 9780822362425
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Published: Duke University Press - October 28th, 2016

The follow-up to the groundbreaking Black Queer Studies, the edited collection No Tea, No Shade brings together nineteen essays from the next generation of scholars, activists, and community leaders doing work on black gender and sexuality.