• LGBTQ Archives and Cocktails with Gerard Koskovich

    LGBTQ Archives and Cocktails

    with

    Gerard Koskovich

    Co-hosted by the Harvard and Yale Clubs of France

     

     

    Come join Gerard Koskovich and the Ivy+ LGBTQ alumni community in Paris in a discussion of the state of LGBTQ public history in the United States and France. His talk will focus on the history of efforts to establish queer archival institutions, taking a comparative approach to the endeavors in which he has been an essential contributor.

    With roles as diverse as collection consultant for Yale University library to exhibition curator at the GLBT History Museum, Koskovich brings a unique perspective on the complexities involved in how universities, historical societies, and political bodies alike endeavor tell an accurate, meaningful version of queer history.

    A cocktail will follow the event.

     

    Gerard Koskovich is a San Francisco–based historian, curator, and rare book dealer. For nearly four decades, he has been actively involved in the movement to create community-based LGBTQ archives on both sides of the Atlantic. He is notably a founding member of the GLBT Historical Society, an internationally-recognized archives and museum based in San Francisco. Since the early 1980s, he has followed efforts to create an LGBTQ archives in Paris. As a book dealer, he has assisted major university libraries in the United States with building LGBTQ-studies holdings.

    For more information on Koskovich’s English and French publications, which have most recently focused on the history of queer history as a cultural practice and on LGBTQ historic preservation see: https://independent.academia.edu/GKoskovich

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    WHAT:    LGBTQ Archives and Cocktails with Gerard Koskovich

    DATE:     May 17, 2018

    TIME:      7:30 PM - 9:30 PM 

    PLACE:  18 rue Poulet, 75018 Paris

    The event will take place at a private residence.  Access information with door codes will be sent to participants on the day of the event.

    PRICE:  12 euros

     

     
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