Jan 192015
Thomas Glave speaking at Oslo Freedom Forum

Thomas Glave speaking at Oslo Freedom Forum

History Month Logo 2015Professor Thomas Glave of the University of Warwick will give a reading/talk titled:

Jamaica, Secrets, and Dangerous Sex

It will look at the use of Jamaican language and contemporary culture in regard to ‘taboo’ forms of sexuality and some of the tensions that surround ‘unspeakable’ forms of ‘queer’ sexuality and desire.

Warning: the talk will contain strong language and sexual descriptions.

Free talk, but contributions to OutStories Bristol gladly received (suggested donation £3).

You can reserve your place on Eventbrite. You do not need to print the ticket as your registration is communicated electronically.

Saturday 14 February 2015,   2:30pm

The Studio,   M-Shed,   Princes Wharf,   Wapping Road,   Bristol   BS1 4RN

 M Shed
How to get there and map
The Studio is on the first floor with lift access.

Professor Thomas Glave is the 2014 Leverhulme Visiting Professor at the University of Warwick School of Modern Languages and Cultures. He is the author of Whose Song? and Other Stories, Words to Our Now: Imagination and Dissent (Lambda Literary Award, 2005), The Torturer’s Wife (Dayton Literary Peace Prize finalist and Lambda Literary Award finalist, 2008) and Among the Bloodpeople: Politics and Flesh (2013, Lambda Literary Award finalist, 2014). He is editor of the anthology Our Caribbean: A Gathering of Lesbian and Gay Writing from the Antilles (Lambda Literary Award, 2008). His most recent work has appeared in The New York Times, The Kenyon Review, Callaloo, and in several anthologies.

A professor of English and creative writing at SUNY-Binghamton, Glave has been Martin Luther King, Jr. Visiting Professor at MIT and a 2012 Visiting Fellow at Clare Hall, Cambridge.

LGBT Bristol have produced a programme of all LGBT History Month events in Bristol and Bath. Click here for a full list.

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