The Legacy of May 1968: Guy Hocquenghem and Queer Politics

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at 5:00pm to 6:30pm

Building 14, 14E-304
160 MEMORIAL DR, Cambridge, MA 02139

Speaker: Antoine Idier, Director of study and research, École nationale supérieure d'arts de Paris-Cergy

 

Activist, journalist and philosopher Guy Hocquenghem was one of the most prominent figure of the French gay liberation movement. Antoine Idier will explore his legacy, and that of the student revolution of May 1968. Radical homosexual movements did more than questioning sexual norms, they shattered the traditional meaning of politics.

Free and open to the public

Event Type

Conferences/Seminars/Lectures

Events By Interest

Academic, Diversity/Inclusion

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MIT Community, Students, Alumni, Faculty

Events By School

School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences (SHASS)

Tags

history, gay rights

Website

http://mitgsl.mit.edu/events/legacy-m...

Department
Global Studies and Languages
Contact Email

gsl-events@mit.edu

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