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Leather Legacies: David K. Johnson

May 7, 2020 at 2:00 PM CT
Zoom https://zoom.us/j/94769427450

Join the LA&M each Thursday afternoon for an engaging conversation and presentation. Each session will include a guest speaker, and an opportunity for Q&A. 

David K. Johnson is an award-winning historian and author. His first book, The Lavender Scare was made into a documentary film that garnered best documentary awards at over a dozen film festivals and broadcast nationwide on PBS June 18, 2019. His second book, Buying Gay: How Physique Entrepreneurs Sparked a Movement chronicles the rise of a gay commercial network in the years leading up to the Stonewall Riots. He earned a B.A. from Georgetown University and a Ph.D. from Northwestern University, both in history. He has enjoyed fellowships from the National Humanities Center, the Smithsonian Institution, the Social Science Research Council, and the Leather Archives & Museum. As Professor in the History Department at the University of South Florida, he teaches courses on the post-1945 U.S. and the history of gender and sexuality.

The programs are held on Zoom, and are free to anyone aged 18 and over. You can download the free Zoom app for your mobile device, or connect via any web browser. An account is not necessary.

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