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Talk by Jen Jack Gieseking on the 23rd of June at the FU Berlin

News from Jun 03, 2022

We are pleased to invite you to our event "A Queer New York - A Queer Berlin. Geographies of Lesbians, Dykes, and Queers." Lecture and Discussion with Jen Jack Gieseking, Andrea Rottmann, Martin Lücke, and Benno Gammerl" on June 23, 2022 at 6pm.

The event takes place with the kind support of the Dahlem Humanities Center.Jen Jack Gieseking‘s book A Queer New York: Geographies of Lesbians, Dykes, and Queers, 1983-2008 (NYU Press, 2020) is a historical geography of contemporary lesbian-queer society and economies in New York City. He draws upon in-person and online mixed methods with lesbians and queers, and archival research that spans the AIDS crisis to the appearance of The L Word television show. In his lecture, he will present his book and draw connections to Berlin‘s recent lesbian-queer geography and history.

Andrea Rottmann, Martin Lücke and Benno Gammerl, coordinators of the DFG Network „Queer Contemporary Histories in German-Speaking Europe“, will offer comments and look forward to a lively discussion.

The event will be held in person in room 2.2058 in the Holzlaube building of the Freie Universität Berlin (Fabeckstraße 23-25, 14195 Berlin), with the option of taking part online through Webex. Online registration is possible by sending an e-mail to greta.huelsmann@fu-berlin, who will then send you the Webex link for the event.

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