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Caribbean LGBTQ Writers' Symposium in Chicago
2005-04-01

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The University of Chicago Lesbian and Gay Studies Project has announced a two-day forum that will focus on the art and activism of LGBTQ Caribbean writers and artists. This symposium, April 15-16, is the first academic gathering devoted to same-sex-loving writing from the region.

The conference will open with a literary reading and book signing at Women and Children First, 5233 N. Clark, April 15, from 7:30-9 p.m. On the following day, an all-day symposium will take place at the University of Chicago in Room 122 of the Social Sciences Building. The scheduled panels include 'The Words for It: Queer Identity, History and Language;' 'Art and Activism: Writing Gay/Human Rights;' and 'Acting Gay: Performance and Popular Culture.'

The event is free. For more information, contact the Lesbian and Gay Studies Project at ( 773 ) 834-4509 or e-mail lgsp@uchicago.edu .


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