Documenting Sexual Dissidence and Diversity in France, Italy and Spain

Sunday, June 24, 2012 - 10:30am to 12:00pm
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Speaker: Gerard Koskovich, Independent Scholar
Speaker: James Michael Fortney, Assistant Coordinator of the Italian Program, University of Illinois Chicago
Speaker: Mili Hernandez, Publisher of Spain's LGBT publisher EGALES and owner of Madri's LGBT book store Berkana

Documenting and preserving minority cultures is an ongoing challenge for libraries and archives as most of this cultural production continues to exist beyond the mainstream. Such is the case for sexual minorities in progressive societies like those of France, Italy and Spain. The various voices from a panel (an independent researcher, a literary scholar, an academic librarian, and an activist-publisher) provide a learning opportunity not only to assess voids in our collections but also offer novel strategies for addressing such gaps.

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