Queer Mississippi on Display at J.D. Williams Library
Graduate students gather, curate LGBTQ+ materials for exhibition
DECEMBER 7, 2022 BY CLARA TURNAGE
Eleven University of Mississippi graduate students (including History PhD student Paul Mora) have curated an exhibition of LGBTQ+ Mississippi materials as a part of a multidisciplinary study on the history of the queer South.
Amy McDowell, associate professor of sociology, and Eva Payne, assistant professor of history, are leading the cross-listed course Queer Mississippi, in which students study and exhibit evidence of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer communities in the state.
The exhibit, which is on display in the Department of Archives and Special Collections of the J.D. Williams Library through January, is divided into three topics:
- religion and queerness
- visibility and signaling
- mapping queer spaces in the South
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