Monday, March 19, 2018 from 9:00am–5:00pm
Price: Free

An Intimate Plenary: New Research in HIV/AIDS Studies

Graduate Center, CUNY
34th Street and Fifth Avenue, Room 9206
New York, NY, 10001
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The Graduate Center presents- An Intimate Plenary: New Research in HIV/AIDS Studies

KEYNOTE: Linda Villarosa

New York Times Magazine contributing writer and

Assistant Professor of Media Communication Arts, City College, CUNY

“Whitewashing History and Reclaiming the AIDS Narrative”


Steven Thrasheron Michael Johnson

Journalist at The Guardian and Ph.D. student in American Studies, NYU

Samuel Jakob Kirschner on The Healing Circle

Co-founder & facilitator of the NYC Healing Circle, 1985-1990

Ronica Mukerjee on Ethics of HIV Care

Clinical Faculty, Yale School of Nursing

Khary Polkon Perry Watkins

Assistant Professor of Black Studies &Sexuality, Women's and Gender Studies, Amherst College

“The Black Homonational Speaks: Perry Watkins, Randy Shilts, and Sounding the AIDS Archive”

Alex McClelland on HIV Criminalization

Ph.D. student, Centre for Interdisciplinary Studies in Society and Culture,

Concordia University

“Criminal charges for HIV non-disclosure & exposure: Legal violence & the daily lives of people living with HIV

Moderators: Matt Brim, Sarah Schulman and Linda Villarosa