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(Event Cancelled due to Campus Closure ) QueerCurrent Lecture Series: “Documenting the Erotic Traces of Suicide and the Golden Gate Bridge” by Yetta Howard

April 2 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Royce Hall, 10945 Dickson Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States
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Event Cancelled due to Campus Closure

LGBTQ Studies cordially invites you to their next lecture series QueerCurrent event. This talk explores the Golden Gate Bridge as a queer memorial to the suicidal subjects who have jumped to their deaths from it. Drawing on archival, auditory, and visual documentation practices including Jenni Olson’s experimental documentary on the subject, Howard investigates the Bridge as a darkly erotic site of physical-ephemeral encounter.

Yetta Howard is Associate Professor of English and Comparative Literature and Co-director of the LGBTQ Research Consortium at San Diego State University. Howard is the author of Ugly Differences: Queer Female Sexuality in the Underground (University of Illinois Press, 2018) and the editor of Rated RX: Sheree Rose with and after Bob Flanagan (forthcoming Fall 2020, The Ohio State University Press).

Royce Hall, Room 306

Light refreshments
Please RSVP by March 27

Venue

Royce Hall
10945 Dickson Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States
Website:
https://lgbtqstudies.ucla.edu/venue/royce-hall/