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Global Gay Rights: An Introduction to the History of the International LGBT Rights Movement

Global Gay Rights: An Introduction to the History of the International LGBT Rights Movement

Date and Time

Thursday, November 16, 2017 1:00 PM

Location

Kirkhof Center » RM 2204 PERE MARQUETTE

Description

Professor Laura Belmonte of Oklahoma State University will deliver a lecture entitled “Global Gay Rights: An Introduction to the History of the International LGBT Rights Movement” on Thursday, Nov. 16, 1:00 pm in the Pere Marquette Room in the Kirkhof Center at Grand Valley State University.

Professor Belmonte is a specialist in the history of U.S. foreign relations and cultural diplomacy.  She is the author of a study of U.S. propaganda and the Cold War and numerous articles on cultural diplomacy.  Her lecture draws on ongoing projects, including the study of U.S. global policy on HIV/AIDS and a history of the international LGBT movement. 

Professor Belmonte’s lecture is co-sponsored by the History Department, the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, the Joseph Stevens Freedom Endowment, the Global Studies and Social Impact Program, and the International Relations Program .  She will be speaking as part of a lecture series highlighting the broad range and diversity of scholars engaged in historical research in the academy today.  Her talk will also be an important contribution to broader discussions of diversity taking place at GVSU.

The lecture is LIB 100/201 approved.

Lecture Title: “Global Gay Rights: An Introduction to the History of the International LGBT Rights Movement”

Speaker:  Dr. Laura Belmonte, Professor of History and Department Head, Oklahoma State University

Further information on Professor Belmonte:  https://history.okstate.edu/people-category/faculty-category/30-belmonte-laura

Contact

Jim Goode, Department of History, goodej@gvsu.edu

Paul Murphy, Department of History, murphyp@gvsu.edu

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