Talk: Dr Monica Pearl Talk – “Where Is Your Rage?”: AIDS Generations
- Tue 09 May 2023
- 5:00 pm
This event is organised by the Centre for the Study of Sexuality and Culture (CSSC) at the University of Manchester.
Veteran ACT UP activist and scholar, Dr Monica Pearl, has written extensively on HIV/AIDS literature, film, theatre, and visual art. In this public lecture, she will offer current work-in-progress, tracing instances of fury on the part of gay men who survived the AIDS crisis towards younger men who are seemingly oblivious to it in some recent American cultural texts.
Monica B. Pearl is Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor in Twentieth Century American Literature and Film at the University of Manchester, UK. She has written extensively on AIDS representation, including her book AIDS Literature and Gay Identity: The Literature of Loss (Routledge). Her most recent publication is a short essay on the UK AIDS TV show It’s a Sin in The European Journal of Cultural Studies. A brief recent account of her experience as a member of ACT UP/New York was also published recently in Radical History Review.
This event is at 5pm on 9 May 2023 at the Burgess Foundation. Entry is free: no ticket required.