Forming CLAGS' Board: The Minutes
Although formally instituted at the CUNY Graduate Center in 1991, CLAGS: The Center for LGBTQ Studies was first conceived 5 years earlier by Martin Duberman, one of the first historians to embrace the, then infantile, field of Queer Studies. Duberman sensed the need for a formal center devoted to queer research. As the first university-based center for LGBTQ research, CLAGS continues to demonstrate its dedication to advancing Queer Studies, by hosting public events showcasing queer research and sponsoring fellowships to support queer scholars. Among its many notable contributions, CLAGS annually puts on at least one major conference and holds the Kessler Award Lecture every fall to celebrate a queer scholar who has made a notable contribution to the field of queer studies.
Creator | CLAGS Executive Committee
Date Created | February 10, 1990 - December 16, 1990
Rights | Copyright CLAGS Archive
Item Type | Text (Notes / Minutes)
Cite This document | CLAGS Executive Committee, “Forming CLAGS' Board: The Minutes ,” CUNY Digital History Archive, accessed January 19, 2022, https://cdha.cuny.edu/items/show/7682.