Women and Gender Studies Lecture Series: The Black Gay Cultural Renaissance and the Politics of Violence

Wednesday, December 7, 2016, 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm
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Darius Bost, assistant professor of sexuality studies, presents a lecture on Evidence of Being: The Black Gay Cultural Renaissance and the Politics of Violence, his interdisciplinary study of black gay cultural movements in Washington, D.C., and New York City during the early era of the AIDS epidemic in the U.S. Free.
Humanities Building, Room 119
Women and Gender Studies Department
Lisa Tresca
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Bost’s research focuses in the areas of African diasporic literatures and cultures, LGBT and queer studies, gender and sexuality studies, trauma studies, urban studies and critical HIV/AIDS studies. His research has been supported by Duke University’s Center for the Study of Race, Ethnicity and Gender in the Social Sciences, San Francisco State University’s Presidential Award and Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, University of Pennsylvania’s Penn Predoctoral Fellowship and New York Public Library’s Martin Duberman Visiting Scholars Program. Bost earned his Ph.D. in American Studies from University of Maryland, College Park.


Darius Bost