Michael A. Bronski

Michael BronskiMichael A. Bronski

Senior Lecturer, Women’s and Gender Studies, Dartmouth College

Professor of the Practice in Media and Activism, Studies of Women, Gender, and Sexuality,
Harvard University

October 21, 10:30-12:o0pm LCCC  Educational Conference Room Large Auditorium

October 21st, 5pm-7pm Wilkes Bresieth Hall 106

October 22nd, 12pm-1:00pm PSU Wilkes Barre Academic Commons Room 103

October 22nd, 2-3:15 Misericordia Presentation on new book “Considering Hate” Anderson 226

October 22nd 5pm-7pm TCMC  Room 3073

Professor Bronski is an American academic and writer, best known for his 2011 book A Queer History of the United States  A professor at Darmouth College, he currently teaches in the women’s and gender studies department, and also teaches courses in LGBT history and Jewish Studies at both Dartmouth and Harvard University.

A Queer History of the United States the Israel Fishman Non-Fiction Award for the best LGBT book of 2010 by the American Library Association, as well as the Lambda Literary Award for the Best Non-Fiction Book of 2012.  He also previously won two Lambda Literary Awards as an editor of anthologies, in 1997 for Taking Liberties: Gay Men’s Essays on Politics, Culture, & Sex and in 2004 for Pulp Friction: Uncovering the Golden Age of Gay Male Pulps.

Bronski has been involved with LGBT politics since 1969 as an activist, organizer, writer, publisher, editor, and independent Scholar. His book, You Can Tell Just by Looking and 20 Other Myths about LGBT Life and People (co-authored with Ann Pelligrini and Michael Amico, 2013) was nominated for a Lambda Literary Award for Best Non-Fiction. His work is included in over fifty anthologies. He currently edits the Queer Action/Queer Ideas series for Beacon Press. His latest book, Considering Hate: Violence, Goodness, and Justice in American Culture and Politics (co-authored with Kay Whitlock, 2015) couldn’t be more timely.

Since 1970 Bronski has written extensively on culture, politics, film, theater, books, sexuality, LGBT culture, and current events in publications such as The Village Voice, Cineaste, The Los Angeles Times, The Boston Globe, The San Francisco Chronicle, The Utne Reader, Boston Phoenix, The Advocate, Boston Gay Review, Lambda Book Report, Z, The Nation, and Radical America.

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