Book Talk with Author Dr. G. Samantha Rosenthal


Oct 13
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
University of Richmond, Boatwright Memorial Library, 205
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Join award winning author Dr. G. Samantha Rosenthal as she discusses her fairly new book Living Queer History. Living Queer History tells the story of an LGBTQ community in Roanoke, VA, a small city on the edge of Appalachia. Interweaving historical analysis, theory, and memoir, Rosenthal tells the story of their own journey- coming out and transitioning as a transgender women- in the midst of working on a community-based history project that documented a multigenerational southern LGBTQ community. Based on over forty interviews with LGBTQ elders, Living Queer History explores how queer people today think about the past and how history lives on in the present.