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Wednesday, April 26 • 1:00pm - 1:20pm
Southern Queer Erasure In Film: Fried Green Tomatoes & The Color Purple

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History has often forgotten or refused to acknowledge the presence Southern Queer culture, instead choosing to focus on queer communities and actions in Northern metropolitan areas. This presentation will analyze the impact of queer erasure and it’s presence in the film adaptations of The Color Purple and Fried Green Tomatoes. Furthering the discussion of the oft dueling identities of queer and southern, as well as demonstrating the space that both of these identities occupy in each film.


Wednesday April 26, 2017 1:00pm - 1:20pm PDT
221 Karpen Hall

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