BY Claire Potter ON November 11, 2014
Call for Papers: Signs Special Issue: “Pleasure and Danger: Sexual Freedom and Feminism in the Twenty-First Century”: deadline for submissions is April 1, 2015 for Autumn 2016 publication. Go here for the full call and for submission instructions.
Planning a trip to Philadelphia? Consider July 2-5, when the city, in conjunction with the National Parks Service, will commemorate the 50th anniversary of the queer protests outside Independence Hall.
On the blogs: Evan Smith, a historian of the British Left over at Hatful of History, has a new post on “The Communist Party and the debate over gay rights.” HT: Nursing Clio.
Cold War Undercover Lesbians: On Sunday November 16 at 3 pm, The Lesbian Herstory Archives presents author Lisa Davis discussing Angela Calomiris (“The FBI’s Lesbian”) and her work as a government informant embedded in the American Communist Party. For full information on this event, go here. (Update: keep your eyes peeled for an upcoming OutHistory feature by Davis on this reactionary butch!)