History Dept. Guest Lecturer: "Philadelphia Freedom: Gay Patriots, Protesters, and Profiteers at the U.S. Bicentennial by Marc Stein

Wednesday, October 11, 2017
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM (ET)
CH 224
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Lecture
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Pat Healy
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History Department

Philadelphia Freedom: Gay Patriots, Protesters, and Profiteers at the U.S. Bicentennial
Lecture by Marc SteinJamie and Phyllis Pasker Professor of History, San Francisco State University

In this lecture, 
Marc Stein explores relationships between nationalism and sexuality in the context of Philadelphia’s celebration of the U.S. Bicentennial in 1976, analyzing how local queer protesters, patriots, and profiteers positioned LGBT people in and against the nation.

Co-sponsored by History, Museum Studies, Gender and Sexuality Studies, and Growth and Structure of Cities. 

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