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October 2, 2016
Rural Queers in the Big City: Reflections on Place and Recent LGBTQ Activism
2:15 pm - 4:00 pm 1.69
Jae Basiliere is an Assistant Professor of Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Grand Valley State University. Her research and teaching interests include: non-metropolitan sexualities and justice movements; drag performance as a mode of activism and community formation; transnational justice work; and the feminist sex wars. The content of her presentation is based on a forthcoming article that addresses the ways in which non-metropolitan drag kings conceptualize what it means to be successful.