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Queer Lives: Activism and the Arts - Paul Sendziuk
Thu. 25 May 2017, 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm ACST
Join us for a lecture series with a difference as we explore and celebrate queer Australian and South Australian lives. Four speakers over four weeks tackle bodies, art, sex, death, love, law, loss and music to reveal the complexities, histories and victories of LGBTIQ activism and the arts.
See other lectures in the series here: http://history.sa.gov.au/events/queer-lives-activism-and-the-arts/
'Can Art Save Lives? A history of cultural responses to HIV/AIDS in Australia'
Associate Professor Paul Sendziuk is Head of the Department of History at The University of Adelaide, with particular expertise in the history of post-war Australian immigration, public health and disease. He is the co-author of A History of South Australia (forthcoming); author of Learning to Trust: Australian Responses to AIDS, which was short-listed for the Australian Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission’s 2004 Human Rights Award (non-fiction category); and co-editor of Turning Points: Chapters in South Australian History. Paul is currently engaged in a project titled ‘The Art of AIDS Prevention: Cultural Responses to HIV/AIDS in Australia, the United States and South Africa’, from which his lecture is derived.