‘The Right and The Need to Touch’: the Queerness of Collecting
LMA’s monthly LGBT History Club welcomes back Sean Curran for a talk and discussion event.
FREE DROP IN – NO NEED TO BOOK
Wednesday 6th March 2013
18:00 – 19:30
PhD researcher Sean Curran shares his findings from his recent research about the nature of collecting (and specifically personal collections) and the results of a recent survey he conducted amongst LGBTQ collectors. What implications might these results have for museums, archives and libraries collecting material of LGBTQ interest?
London Metropolitan Archives
40 Northampton Rd, London EC1R 0HB
It would be great if you could come! I will be sharing some of my findings from the survey I mentioned previously on this blog, hoping a lively discussion will follow!
(image credit: Backstage at the Royal Holborn Music Hall, from George Sims (ed.), Living London: its work and its play, its humour and its pathos, its sights and its scenes, Vol. 2, p.288 (Cassell, London, 1903) Available at Guildhall Library.)