Performing Queer Failure: From Orientalism to Incarceration

Thursday, October 9, 2014, 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm
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Tina Takemoto discusses her work examining issues of race, queer identity, memory and grief, including her current project exploring hidden dimensions of same-sex intimacy and queer sexuality for Japanese Americans living in World War II internment camps. Free.
Humanities Building, Room 108
Women and Gender Studies Department
Women and Gender Studies Department
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The California College of the Arts associate professor of visual studies has presented artwork and performances internationally and has received grants funded by Art Matters, James Irvine Foundation and San Francisco Arts Commission. Her film Looking for Jiro received the Best Experimental Film Jury Award at the Austin LGBT International Film Festival. Takemoto is the board president of the Queer Cultural Center and co-founder of Queer Conversations on Culture and the Arts.

This event is part of the Women and Gender Studies Department fall lecture series, taking place on Thursday afternoons this semester.


Tina Takemoto