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PAST TALKS & LECTURES
(For a list of presentations at academic conferences, click here.)
Pink Triangle Legacies: Gay Rights in the Shadow of the Holocaust. Florida International University. Miami, Florida. January 2020.
The Pink Triangle: Then & Now. Shenandoah University. Winchester, Virginia.
Behind-the-Scenes: From the Weimar Republic until Now. Olney Theatre Center. Main Stage. Olney, Maryland. August 2019.
Moderator: Stonewall’s Long Shadow: Activism, Writing, and Queer Identity. Panel discussion. OutWrite Literary Festival. August 2019.
Hidden Histories: Writing, Research, and Queer Lives. A roundtable discussion organized by OutWrite Literary Festival. The DC Center for the LGBT Community. Washington, D.C. April 2019 (event information)
“Pink Triangle Legacies: Holocaust Memory and Gay Rights Activism,” SUNY Cortland. Cortland, New York. March 2019.
“When History Speaks: Knowledge and Moral Responsibility in Cultivating Inclusive Communities,” Georgia Collegiate Honors Council keynote address. Annette Howell Turner Center for the Arts. Valdosta, Georgia. March 2019.
“They Are Enemies of the State!” The Nazi Persecution of Gays and Lesbians during the Holocaust,” The Cosmos Club. Washington, D.C. January 2019.
“Pink Triangle Legacies: Holocaust Memory and Gay Rights Activism,” Stonewall National Museum and Archives. Fort Lauderdale, Florida. August 2018.
“The Pink Triangle: A Concentration Camp Badge Turned Global Gay Rights Icon,” Capital One Legal Division’s OutFront Business Resource Group. Capital One Global Headquarters, McLean, Virginia. June 2018.
“USHMM: Honoring Gay Holocaust Victims through Research and Commemoration,” at “La repression des homosexuel-le-s pendant la Seconde Guerre Mondiale en France,” a conference and commemoration ceremony organized by Les Oublié-e-s de la Mémoire in partnership with La Fondation pour la Mémoire de la Déportation. Paris, France. March 9-10, 2018.
“Memory and the Burden of Silence for the Nazis’ Gay Victims,” Troy University. Montgomery, Alabama. November 2017.
“Race and Violence in the Nazi Campaign against Homosexuality,” the University of South Alabama. Mobile, Alabama. October 2017.
“‘Liberation Was only for Others:’ Violence and the Burden of Memory for Gay Holocaust Survivors,” University of Southern Mississippi. Hattiesburg, Mississippi. April 2017.
“‘For Homosexuals, the Third Reich Hasn’t Ended Yet:’ Memory, Victimhood, and the Law in West Germany,” Valdosta State University. Valdosta, Georgia. April 2017.
“The Damnedest of the Damned: The Nazi Persecution of Gays and Lesbians,” Weber State University. Ogden, Utah. March 2017.
“Pink Triangle Legacies: The International Struggle to Memorialize the Nazis’ Gay Victims,” University of Memphis. Memphis, Tennessee. February 16, 2017.