Where is Queer?: Museums & Social Issues 3:1 Thematic Issue

Where is Queer?: Museums & Social Issues 3:1 Thematic Issue


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This book addresses heteronormativism, a concept that is extremely important for understanding visitors' ability to feel welcome in our spaces. It looks at homophobia and queer identities: the lack of a material culture to represent what is unique about sexual identity in society.

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ISBN-13: 9781598748079
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 03/31/2008
Series: Museums & Social Issues Series , #3
Pages: 160
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

1.Editor’s NoteKris Morrissey2.Where Are We?John Fraser and Joe E. Heimlich3.The Museum’s Silent Sexual PerformanceJames H. Sanders, III4.Secret Museums: Hidden Histories of Sex and SexualityStuart Frost5.Theorizing the Queer MuseumRobert Mills6.Embracing Our Erotic IntelligencePaul Gabriel7.So, Where Is Queer? A Critical Geography of Queer Exhibitions in AustraliaAndrew Gorman-Murray8.M or F? Gender, Identity and the Transformative Research ParadigmDonna M. Mertens, John Fraser, and Joe E. Heimlich9.Gay and Lesbian Visitors and Cultural Institutions:Do They Come? Do They Care? A Pilot StudyJoe E. Heimlich and Judy Koke10.Nazi Persecution of Homosexuals: The Curator’s ViewEdward J. Phillips11.Queer Collections AppearAnne W. Clark and Geoffrey B. Wexler12.Gay Ohio History Initiative as a Model for Collecting InstitutionsStacia KuceyeskiReviews13.The National Museum of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender HistoryKathleen Condon14.Experiencing the Work of Jeff Wall lore m. dickey15.National Constitution Center Jenny Sayre RambergResources16.Resources for Where Is Queer? Emily Meyer

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