Conference Schedule - Day Two

Whose Beloved Country

Friday, March 28


9:00 a.m.–10:40 a.m.

Panel 1. Christianity at the Crossing of Selma and Stonewall: Religious Histories of Black and Queer Social Movements
Moderator: Robert M. Franklin Jr. (Emory University)
Salon 4/5

Protest Religion! Black Power, Gay Liberation, and New York Churches in the 1970s
Heather White (New College of California)

Expanding the Bounds of Community: The Life of Bill Chapman, Episcopal Priest, Civil Rights Activist, and Gay Rights Pioneer
Ian Darnell (University of Illinois at Chicago)
Queering Faith: Toward a Cultural History of Black, Gay, and Christian Activism
Carol Lautier (George Washington University)

Panel 2. Queer of Color Analysis in Education
Moderator: Tressie McMillan Cottom (Emory University)
Azalea Room

Queer Youth v. the State of California: Interrogating Legal Discourses on the Rights of Queer Students of Color
Rigoberto Marquez (University of California, Los Angeles)
Ed Brockenbrough (University of Rochester)

The Invisible Student—Jamaican Self-Identified Homosexual Men Reflect on Their Formal School Experience
Andrew Campbell (University of Toronto)

Creating Ritual for Cultural Citizenship in Live and Cyber Space: A Conversation with Three Digital Alchemists
Jillian Ford  (Kennesaw State University)

Bullying, Intersectionality, and Queer Youth of Color
Lance T. McCready (University of Toronto)

Panel 3. Failed Alliances? Moving Beyond Sexuality and Race in the LGBT and Civil Rights Movements
Moderator: Cheryl Clarke (Rutgers University)
Mountain Laurel Room

Queer Law and Order: Sex, Criminality, and Policing in the Age of Mass Incarceration
Timothy Stewart-Winter (Rutgers University)

As Gays We Know Only Too Well What it is Like to Be Denied Our Civil Rights: Miami at the Intersection of Gay, Black, and Immigrant Rights, 1977–1990
Julio Capó Jr. (University of Massachusetts, Amherst)

(Re)Imagining Cuba ‘Sin/Without’ Queer Discourse: Emerging Masculinities, Talentos/Talents, y Discursos Alternativos/Alternative Discourses
Andrew Jolivette  (San Francisco State University)

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10:45 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

Panel 4. Identity, Spirituality, and Family in African American Responses to AIDS
Moderator: Justin Smith (CDC)
Salon 4/5

Visibility Is Survival: AIDS and Black Gay Men’s Political Consciousness
Dan Royles (Temple University)

Previewing Effective Prevention Work among Religious African American Men Who Have  Sex with Men: The Early Years of the HIV/AIDS Epidemic
Duncan Teague (Tennessee Valley Unitarian Universalist Church)

Families of Choice, Race, and AIDS Care
Elizabeth Alice Clement (University of Utah)

Hidden Histories: Faith as a Site of Black Lesbian Activism
Monique Moultrie  (Georgia State University)

Panel 5. The Beloved Community in the Age of AIDS
Moderator: Robert Stephenson (Emory University)
Azalea Room

Aesthetics of a Beloved Community
L. H. Stallings (Indiana University)

What I’m Told, What I Want, and What I Do: Examining Black Gay Sex, Pleasure, and Risk
Marlon M. Bailey (Indiana University)

Policing and Identity Violence
Jonathan Berhanu (University of Wisconsin, Madison)  

Stemming the Tide: Black Women’s AIDS Activism and the Struggle against Interlocking Oppression
Celeste Watkins-Hayes (Northwestern University)

Panel 6.  From the Long Movement to the Wide Movement: Queering Histories of the Civil Rights/Black Power Era
Moderator: Brett Gadsden (Emory University)
Mountain Laurel Room

The Charge was Homo-Sexology: The NAACP Veterans’ Affairs Department’s Advocacy for Discharged Veterans, 1944–1949
Jennifer D. Jones (Princeton University)

“Fighting the Fascist Faggots": The Rev. Douglas Moore and the Perversity of Black Nationalism in Post–Civil Rights D.C.
Kwame Holmes (University of Colorado, Boulder)

Out and On the Outs: What the 1990s Mass Marches Tell Us About Black LGBTs
Deborah Gray White (Rutgers University) 

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The Politics of Gender in Racial Justice and LGBT Rights Movements
12:30–2:30 p.m.
Main Ballroom

2:40–4:20 p.m.

Panel 7. Odd Jobs and Odd Ends: The Queer Element in Black Literature
Moderator: Mark Sanders (Emory University)
Salon 4/5

Queer Speech and the Folk, Queer Speech of the Folk: Queering Pedagogies of Blackness in Du Bois’s Souls of Black Folk
Roger Reeves (University of Illinois, Chicago)

Nothing So Contrary as a Poem  
Jericho Brown (Emory University)

Feels Their Meters, Pronounces Them Queer: Ancestral (Re)Vision of the Migration Narrative in Bob Kaufman’s Quare Elegies
L. Lamar Wilson (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill)

‘Where You Gon’ Be Standin?’: Spatial Logics, Civil Rights Discourse, and the Poetics of Black Lesbian Identity
GerShun Avilez (Yale University)

Panel 8.  Black Feminist/Queer Theory
Moderator: Beverly Guy-Sheftall (Spelman College)
Azalea Room

Doubting DOMA: A Black Feminist Case Against Marriage Equality
Anika Maaza Simpson (Morgan State University)

dapperQ(uare)s & Embodied Difference: Combatting Controlling Images of Queer Women of Color DapperQ(uare)s
Dominique Johnson (University of Pittsburgh)

The Contemporary Significance of black.female.queer[s]: Towards Academic Recentering of Subjectivities, Towards Coalitional Theories of Liberation
Kianna M. Middleton (University of California, Berkeley)

Diaspora Dialogues: Afro-British and Black American Masculinities
E. Frances White (New York University)

Panel 9. Voting Rights, Queer Rights, Human Rights: New Opportunities for Scholarship in Archives
Moderator: Charles Stephens (Emory University)
Mountain Laurel Room

Expanding the Beloved Community through Voter Registration
Courtney Chartier (Robert W. Woodruff Library, Atlanta University Center)

Looking Back and Moving Forward: The SCLC after 1968
Sarah Quigley (Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, Emory University)

Intersections in the Archive: Building LGBT and Civil Rights Archives
Randy Gue (Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, Emory University)

Harland Cinema, Dobbs University Center
7:30 p.m.

Shuttles will depart from Emory Conference Center Hotel for Harland Cinema at 6:30 p.m., 6:45 p.m., and 7:15 p.m. Shuttles will leave Harland Cinema at 9:15 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. returning to the Emory Conference Center Hotel.

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