Queer History Conference 2019

The GLBT Historical Society is delighted to be cohosting a groundbreaking conference this month gathering researchers, educators, community organizers and history enthusiasts from across the United States and beyond to showcase new directions in the histories of same-sex sexuality, transgender identities and gender nonconformity. The conference will take place on the campus of San Francisco State University.

Set for June 16–18, the 2019 Queer History Conference, the first national conference of the Committee on LGBT History of the American Historical Association, will survey the LGBTQ past across more than 500 years. Sessions will focus on topics such as Trans as a (Historical) Category, Reclamation & Resistance: The Making of Grassroots QTPOC Histories, The Queer 1960s in East Asia, Radical Queer Activism in the Bay Area 1969–1999, Beyond Biomedicine: Black and Latinx Response to the AIDS Pandemic and many more! For the full list of panels, click here.

Entrance to SFSU.  Courtesy SF State Strategic Marketing & Communications.

Entrance to SFSU.

Courtesy SF State Strategic Marketing & Communications.

The conference opens with a reception at Jolene’s on Sunday, June 16. Monday and Tuesday are dedicated to daytime sessions at San Francisco State University. Receptions are planned for the evenings of Monday, June 17 at the GLBT Historical Society Museum and Tuesday, June 18 at the San Francisco Public Library’s San Francisco History Center.

For full details about the conference and information on how to register, visit the conference webpage.


Banner image: Malcolm X Plaza, San Francisco State University, courtesy SF State Strategic Marketing & Communications.