I was a Queer Child and So Were You
July 11 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Each evening begins with a social hour at 6:00 p.m., followed by a presentation and Q&A session from 6:45 to 8:00 p.m.
2018 U to You Park City Lecture Series Rates
Single lecture (with guest): $50
Single lecture (individual): $35
I Was A Queer Child And So Were You
Kathryn Bond Stockton, Ph.D.
Distinguished Professor of English
Associate Vice President for Equity and Diversity
Dean, School for Cultural and Social Transformation
Presented in a humorous, accessible style, weaving memoir through cutting-edge theory, this talk will stretch what you think you know (and our culture thinks it knows) about important matters surrounding genitals, clothing, and kissing—even reading. Also, quite centrally, this talk will consider the queerness of children: the new battleground where issues involving queer rights are currently being fought. What kinds of issues for everyone’s childhood—and, for that matter, your own adulthood—turn around issues for gay and trans kids? The answers may surprise you.