Jack Halberstam & Queers Beyond Gaga Pride Month Special on Fresh Fruit

Join Dixie Treichel & John Townsend for Queers Beyond Gaga on Fresh Fruit Thursday June 17, 2010 from 7:30pm-8:30pm

Pride Month Special

Judith “Jack” Halberstam a prominent queer and gender studies expert, will speak on “Queer Contemporary Femininities in the Age of Lady Gaga” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, June 24 at the University of Minnesota Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs, Cowles Auditorium, 301 19th Ave. S., Minneapolis.

A graduate of the University of Minnesota, Halberstam is a professor of English and director of the Center for Feminist Research at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles. Halberstam teaches courses in queer studies, gender theory, art, literature and film. Halberstam is also the author of “Female Masculinity,” “The Drag King Book,” “Skin Shows: Gothic Horror and the Technology of Monsters,” and the new book “In a Queer Time and Place: Transgender Bodies, Subcultural Lives.

This lecture is free and open to the public. A reception and book signing will follow in the adjacent Humphrey Atrium. Planning is underway for additional events with Halberstam;
visit the GLBTA Programs Office website for updates
For more info contact: Beng Chang at schochet@umn.edu or 612-626-2562

Also on tonight's show

Christopher Michael Beer, filmmaker
Falling Up Sky Pictures

His film FAUX Screens June 25th, the friday of Pride Weekend
Lagoon Cinema in Minneapolis at 7:00 pm

Queer Girls Nite Performers
Patrick’s Cabaret
June 25-26 at 8:00 pm