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[O@A] Rethinking Heterosexuality, Queerness, and What it Means to Be an Ally

by Out@Anderson

Club O@A

Tue, 03 Mar 2020

11:30 AM – 12:45 PM PST (GMT-8)

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D301

110 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095, United States

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Come join us as we spend an hour with Professor Jane Ward, an expert on gender and sexuality, as she challenges societal views on heterosexuality vs. queerness and draws on the queer subcultural materials and interviews to illuminate queer intersection with feminism and race while introducing a new take on the ally relationship.



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D301

110 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095, United States

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Jane Ward

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University of California, Riverside

Jane Ward is a professor of Gender and Sexuality Studies at University of California, Riverside, where she teaches courses in feminist, queer, and heterosexuality studies. Her new book, titled The Tragedy of Heterosexuality, is forthcoming in Summer 2020 with NYU Press. She is also the author of Not Gay: Sex Between Straight White Men (New York University Press, 2015), which has been featured by Newsweek, New York Magazine, Forbes, The Guardian, BBC, Washington Post, USA Today, Huffington Post, Salon, Vice, and Slate. Her first book, Respectably Queer: Diversity Culture in LGBT Activist Organizations, was named by The Progressive magazine as a best book of 2008 and has been featured on NPR. Jane Ward is also a baker, an urban gardener, and a parent to one human child, one potbelly pig, nine chickens, and one cat.