Historian to discuss black gay identity formation, activism and more at April 10 lecture

flier for Neither Straight Nor White talk at CWRUKevin Mumford, professor of history at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, will present “Neither Straight nor White: Remaking Black Gay History from the March on Washington to the AIDS Crisis” on Friday, April 10, at 12:30 p.m. in Mather House 100.

Drawing from his forthcoming book, Mumford will present fresh research on the history of black gay identity formation, resistance to multiple forms of discrimination, and the rise of a new brand of activism.

This event is sponsored by the Department of History and is free and open to the public. It is a guest lecture for the Postdoctoral Fellowship in African-American Studies.

For more information, contact Emily Sparks at emily.sparks@case.edu or 216.368.2625.