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Identities and Place

Changing Labels and Intersectional Communities of LGBTQ and Two-Spirit People in the United States

Edited by Katherine Crawford-Lackey and Megan E. Springate

306 pages, 17 illus., bibliog., index

ISBN  978-1-78920-479-7 $135.00/£99.00 / Hb / Published (November 2019)

eISBN 978-1-78920-480-3 eBook

https://doi.org/10.3167/9781789204797


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“The contributors effectively show that knowledge of the varied and evolving LGBTQ experience is critical to understanding American history……. Recommended.” • Choice

“In addition to the accessibility of language and theory, the contributions are by authors from diverse educational and career backgrounds, and who provide unique insights that are not often presented or engaged with in academic publications. Edited volumes such as these should be commended and celebrated; we need more interdisciplinary, published works that engage with archaeologists, historians and historic preservationists working outside academia.” • Antiquity

Identities and Place: Changing Labels and Intersectional Communities of LGBTQ and Two Spirit People in the United States is a strong and much needed volume that brings together the scholarly, preservationist, architectural, and activist voices. With a focus on the co-construction of place and identity, the authors explicate how a wide-range and variation of LGBTQ people have shaped the US and its history.” • Jack Gieseking, University of Kentucky

Description

With a focus on historic sites, this volume explores the recent history of non- heteronormative Americans from the early twentieth century onward and the places associated with these communities. Authors explore how queer identities are connected with specific places: places where people gather, socialize, protest, mourn, and celebrate. The focus is deeper look at how sexually variant and gender non-conforming Americans constructed identity, created communities, and fought to have rights recognized by the government. Each chapter is accompanied by prompts and activities that invite readers to think critically and immerse themselves in the subject matter while working collaboratively with others.

Katherine Crawford-Lackey is a PhD candidate in public history at Middle Tennessee State University. She currently serves as a contractor with the National Park Service. Her research focuses on public commemoration and place-based history. She recently co-authored an article with Barbara Little, “Exploring American Places with the Discovery Journal: A Guide to Co-Creating Meaningful Interpretation” (The George Wright Forum).

Megan E. Springate works in the National Park Service Cultural Resources Office of Interpretation and Education. She currently serves as the National Coordinator for the 19th Amendment Centennial Commemoration for the NPS and won the Society for Historical Anthropology's 2021 John L. Cotter Award. Her edited volume, LGBTQ America: A Theme Study of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer History (National Park Foundation and National Park Service, 2016) was awarded the 2018 Paul E. Buchanan Award by the Vernacular Architecture Forum.

Subject: ArchaeologyHeritage Studies
Area: North America


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