GraduateRoundtable LGBTQ Historians Task Force Open Forum

AHA Session 190
Saturday, January 8, 2011: 2:30 PM-4:30 PM
Room 111 (Hynes Convention Center)
Leisa D. Meyer, College of William and Mary
Jennifer Brier, University of Illinois at Chicago , Marc Stein, York University and Susan Stryker, Indiana University

Session Abstract

The AHA’s LGBTQ Historians Task Force will present preliminary information on their report to the AHA leadership and solicit feedback from the audience.

Marc Stein will present a preliminary report on the review of LGBTQ history in U.S. survey textbooks

Leisa Meyer will report on the job market for LGBTQ historians

Jennifer Brier will report on what other U.S. disciplinary associations have done in terms of LGBT-sensitive policies.

Susan Stryker will discuss how the AHA could adopt more trans-sensitive policies.

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