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Queer Studies Lecture Series: E.G. Crichton, Matchmaking in the Archive, Searching for my Queer Roots

In this presentation, artist E.G. Crichton she will show how normally stable historical materials transform with a slippage that art can engender, in processes of collaboration with archivists and participants who preserve and explore archival collections. Crichton often collaborates in community settings with diverse practitioners such as performers, writers, scientists, composers and other artists. Over the past decade, E.G. has served as an artist-in-residence with the GLBT Historical Society and her projects have been presented and exhibited in Australia, Italy, Japan, the Netherlands, the Philippines, Portugal, the UK and across the US. She is an Edward A. Dickson Emeriti Professor at UC Santa Cruz. The Queer Studies Lecture Series is made possible thanks to the Women’s and Gender Studies Department, Queer Studies Minor, SSU Instructionally Related Activities Program, Campus Life, and the HUB.