LGBT History Month 2015 round-up

February 2015 saw fantastic LGBT History Month events take place across the University, including film screenings, public talks and more. @UoNResearch had the privilege to attend and live-tweet a number of these events, which we then collected and Storified. You can read through highlights from four talks and discussions below. The full programme for the month can …

‘To be real!’: Paris is Burning Film Screening

Hannah Murray is a PhD student in American & Canadian Studies, where she is writing a thesis on liminal whiteness in nineteenth-century American literature. In this post, she looks forward to a screening of Paris is Burning as part of LGBT History Month. On Monday 9 February the Department of American & Canadian Studies will …

Archiving queer feelings: queer representations in cinema

In this guest post Hongwei Bao, Assistant Professor in the Department of Culture, Film and Media, talks about the film screenings hosted by the School of Cultures, Languages and Area Studies and Libraries, Research and Learning Resources  for LGBT History Month.  When Susan Billingham and I were invited to curate films for this year’s LGBT History Month, …