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Queer Homecoming

Date and time
Date & time

September 17, 2019
6 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Where
Where

Centre Phi
407 St-Pierre St.

Cost
Cost

$10

Organization
Organization

Advancement and Alumni Relations

Contact
Contact

Melanie Gudgeon
514-848-2424, ext. 5647

Alumni, faculty, staff and students of the LGBTQ+ community and allies, are invited to an evening of cinema and cocktails.

Queer Homecoming

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

  • 6 – 8 p.m.
  • Centre Phi, 407 St-Pierre St., Montreal

The evening will be hosted by Thomas Waugh, PhD, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Film Studies and Interdisciplinary Studies in Sexuality.  

$10, includes film screening, cocktail reception with refreshments and photo booth.

 


Thomas Waugh, then and now. Thomas Waugh | Photo by John Kenney courtesy of the Montreal Gazette

Thomas Waugh was one of the first people hired to teach film studies at Concordia.

He has remained a pillar of Concordia's Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema as well as a key person in the establishment and continued flourishing of the university's Interdisciplinary Studies in Sexuality program. He has supervised dozens of graduate students over the years, and been a mentor for hundreds of students enrolled in many programs in addition to Film Studies.

Waugh inaugurated and has maintained the HIV/AIDS lecture series that has been an important touchstone for Concordia since 1993, bringing in international speakers from a wide range of fields, from Queer Theory, to Health Sciences, to Media studies.


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