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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…

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