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Raising the Rainbow Flag

My research topic is centered on LGBT Americans in diplomacy. In this framework, diplomacy is defined as the official representation of the United States government sanctioned through the State Department. Diplomats serve in positions of public service, and represent their countries, its values, and its people. Selecting who represents a nation is a […]

By |2019-05-19T22:19:59-05:00May 18th, 2019|Final Essays, Joanna, S 19|0 Comments

Private and Public: Gay bars in New York City before 1970s

The renowned riot at the gay bar Stonewall Innin 1969 has been recognized as the start of the modern homosexual political movement (Duberman, 1993, p. xv). This riot revealed intense tensions between the police and the homosexual community, which represented a traditional conflict between the homosexual minority and the heterosexual public. This eruption also signaled […]

By |2019-05-19T17:19:33-05:00May 18th, 2019|Final Essays, S 19, Shaoyu|0 Comments

Cannot Be Silent: Archiving Queer Materials

We often have heard the term “queer.” “Queer” originally meant odd, peculiar, or strange. However, nowadays, queer is used as an umbrella term that means people who did not conform to dominant norms of sexuality and gender. It was born as heteronormativity’s antithesis and collected to the uncommon notion of social relations that poses a […]

By |2019-07-17T10:12:53-05:00May 5th, 2019|Eri, Final Essays, S 19|0 Comments

Raising the Rainbow Flag Next to the American Flag

My research topic is centered on LGBT Americans in diplomacy. In this framework, diplomacy is defined as the official representation of the United States government sanctioned through the State Department. Diplomats serve in positions of public service, and represent their countries, its values, and its people. Selecting who represents a nation is a daunting process, […]

By |2019-05-19T16:49:15-05:00March 12th, 2019|Joanna, S 19, Theme Proposal|0 Comments

Between public and secret: a brief history of cultural performance in gay bars in NY

Outhistory.org is a website which collects homosexual archives and represents queer culture. Since it was designed for appealing queer individuals and making archives tell stories, the web requires more gazes on small communities and cultural symbols. In this case, I would like to study gay bars in the New York City after the second world […]

By |2019-05-19T16:49:15-05:00March 12th, 2019|S 19, Shaoyu, Theme Proposal|0 Comments

Topic Selection Proposal – History of the LGBT Community Center National History Archive

The research topic I intend to pursue my historical essay is the history of the LGBT Community Center National History Archive (the Center Archive) from its foundation to the present. The Center Archive is located in West Village, New York, and it holds a wide variety of media from the early 1920s such as photos, […]

By |2019-05-19T16:49:15-05:00March 10th, 2019|Eri, S 19, Theme Proposal|0 Comments
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