The Queer Studies Working Group will be meeting with the Africana Studies Working Group on Thursday, October 8, 3:00 pm, in Glasscock rm. 311, to discuss E. Patrick Johnson’s Sweet Tea: Black Gay Men of the South.  E. Patrick Johnson will be visiting Texas A&M on October 12, 7 pm, in the Fallout Theatre in Blocker.

In “Going Home Ain’t Always Easy: Ethnography and the Politics of Black Respectability” (Out in Public: Reinventing Lesbian/Gay Anthropology in a Globalizing World, edited by Ellen Lewin and William L. Leap, Wiley-Blackwell 2009, pp. 54-70), Johnson discusses his experiences working on Sweet Tea.


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