Upcoming Events

  • 2018 Nov 14

    Gore Vidal Bequest Celebration

    5:30pm

    Location: 

    Loeb House, 17 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

    Gore VidalCelebrate the Gore Vidal bequest to Harvard University with Houghton Library and Creative Writing in the English Department.

    Join us for "Gore Vidal in His Time”, a talk by Jay Parini, author of "Empire of Self: A life of Gore Vidal." A reception and pop...

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  • 2018 Nov 14

    Artist Talk: Cameron Rowland

    6:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Art Museums
    cameron rowlandPresented by: Harvard Art Museums
    Tickets: Admission Free: Tickets Required

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  • 2018 Nov 15

    A Queer View of History: Finding Gender Non-Conformity in the Library

    1:00pm

    Location: 

    Houghton Library
    Presented by: Houghton Library
    Tickets: Register

    The rise of queer political struggle in the 20th century relies upon cooperation across different identities: for instance lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, agender. Yet as these terms are more... Read more about A Queer View of History: Finding Gender Non-Conformity in the Library
  • 2018 Nov 15

    A Queer View of Printing

    3:30pm

    Location: 

    Houghton Library

    Presented by: Houghton Library
    Tickets: RSVP

    Printing is a queer art in the sense its 16th-century meanings: queer as in “perverse,” since it disrupted the norms of how information was reproduced at the time; and queer as in “off-center,” since it is has allowed for the survival of marginalized voices and experiences.

    Recently, printing is “queer” in the sense that the campaign to recognize LGBTQ+ rights has required activists to design, print, and...

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  • 2018 Nov 15

    A Queer View of Printing

    5:30pm

    Location: 

    Houghton Library

    Presented by: Houghton Library
    Tickets: RSVP

    Houghton Library's George Parker Winship Lecture series presents ""A Queer View of Printing"" by Brooke Palmieri. Printing is a queer art in the sense its 16th-century meanings: queer as in “perverse,” since it disrupted the norms of how information was reproduced at the time; and queer as in “off-center,” since it is has allowed for the survival of marginalized voices and experiences. Recently, printing is “queer” in the sense that the campaign to recognize LGBTQ+ rights has required activists to design, print, and...

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  • 2018 Nov 15

    A Queer View of History: Finding Gender Non-Conformity in the Library

    9:30pm

    Location: 

    Houghton Library
    Presented by: Houghton Library
    Tickets: Register
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    The rise of queer political struggle in the 20th century relies upon cooperation across different identities: for instance lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, agender. Yet as these terms are... Read more about A Queer View of History: Finding Gender Non-Conformity in the Library

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