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BY ON December 20, 2014

  • Disco-BallA Major Facelift at the Historic LGBT Community Center at at 208 West 13th Street in Manhattan. David Dunlap, the New York Times architecture critic, asks: “Where are the disco balls?” He found them. But those columns you see in documentary footage of ACT UP meetings? They are gone.
  • CFP: “Beyond `Gays in the Church’: New Approaches to the Histories of Christianity and Same-Sex Desire.” Abstracts due January 1 2015. London, September 25-26, location tbd: organizers are Dominic Janes, University of London; and Mark Chapman, University of Oxford. Confirmed speaker: Mark Jordan, Harvard University.  Download the full call for papers and participants here.
  • The LGBTQ Scholars of Color Conference will be held from April 8-10, 2015 at John Jay College in New York City. The final deadline for the first round submission is January 15th.The LGBTQ Scholars of Color Network will gather a national group of LGBTQ people of color involved in research, evaluation, and scholarship. Our purpose is to build a vibrant network of LGBTQ Scholars of Color and to foster a pipeline for emerging LGBTQ Scholars of Color. Participants will have opportunities to be mentored by senior scholars, to meet other LGBTQ scholars of color from all over the country, and to gain skill sets in various areas (e.g., advanced methodological approaches, grant writing, navigating the tenure process, etc.).  You can register for the unique opportunity by clicking on this link.Participation at the LGBTQ Scholars of Color Conference is limited. We will review and select participants based on your submission so please be sure to complete the registration carefully. If you are selected to participate in the conference, you will receive a confirmation of your registration with additional information and logistics details. The applications will be reviewed on a monthly basis.Accepted applicants will have an opportunity to submit an abstract for presentation (poster or oral) at the conference. Accepted applicants will also be eligible to participate in the Speed Mentoring Event where you will have the opportunity to speak to a senior scholar, evaluator or funder in your area of interest. The Speed Mentoring will take place on Friday, April 10th.


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