6pm, Thursday 2 February 2012
Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI), Federation Square, Melbourne
This major event brings together several international figures in queer history and politics to discuss the impact of Dennis Altman’s book Homosexual: Oppression and Liberation and the legacies of gay liberation forty years on. Featuring Altman, leading UK gay historian Jeffrey Weeks and American feminist academic and cultural historian Alice Echols, along with archival footage curated by the Australian Lesbian and Gay Archives, the panel serves as the opening event for a two-day international conference marking this anniversary.
Tickets from Midsumma [Dead link].