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Sweet Tea Turns Ten: A Symposium Day 1

When: Friday, October 19, 2018
2:00 PM - 9:00 PM  

Where: Harris Hall, Room 108, 1881 Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL 60208 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Contact: Mlondi Zondi  

Group: African American Studies Department

Category: Academic


Celebrating the 10th anniversary of E. Patrick Johnson's groundbreaking book, "Sweet Tea: Black Gay Men of the South - An Oral History."

Featuring: Jennifer Brier, Keith Clark, Cathy Cohen, John D'Emilio, Roderick Ferguson, Leslie Harris, Sian Hunter, Chloe Johnston, Omi Osun, Joni L. Jones, D. Soyini Madison, Dwight A. McBride, Joseph Megel, Charles I. Nero, Jane M. Saks, C. Riley Snorton and LaMonda H. Stallings.

2 p.m. Welcome & Opening Remarks - Jonathan Holloway, Provost, Northwestern

2:15 p.m. Plenary Panel Moderated by Roderick Ferguson (University of Illinois, Chicago) - "Sweet Tea @ 10: Race and the Queer Archive" featuring John D'Emilio (University of Illinois, Chicago); Jennifer Brier (University of Illinois, Chicago); Leslie Harris (Northwestern); and Sian Hunter (University Press of Florida)/

3:45 p.m. Break

4:00 p.m. "Pouring Tea: A Conversation with E. Patrick Johnson" - D. Soyini Madison (Northwestern)

5:00 p.m. Reception

7:30 p.m. Screening of Rough Cut of Making Sweet Tea Documentary - Annie May Swift Auditorium

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