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An Evening with Professor George Chauncey

Professor George Chauncey


George Chauncey is the Samuel Knight Professor of History and Chair of the History Department at Yale, where he is also the co-director of the Yale Research Initiative on the History of Sexualities and past chair of LGBT Studies. Every fall about 150 students take his lecture course on US Lesbian and Gay History, for which he was awarded Yale's Sidonie Miskimin Clauss Prize for Teaching Excellence in the Humanities in 2012. The author of Gay New York: Gender, Urban Culture, and the Making of the Gay Male World, 1890-1940, and Why Marriage? The History Shaping Today's Debate over Gay Equality, Chauncey has served as an expert witness on the history of antigay discrimination in more than twenty gay rights cases, including the California Prop 8 case and the Windsor Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) case heard this year by the Supreme Court.

Thursday, April 11, 2013  

Cocktails - 6 pm

Talk - 7 pm

Hosted by Tom Burke and Axel Brunger
3645 Market Street
San Francisco, CA 94131

Reduced pricing for recent alumni and free for current students
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Supported by the AYA Redpath Speakers Program


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