3 Mar 2016

Nazi Persecution of Gay And Lesbians - William J Spurlin

From Jesse Mulligan, 1–4pm, 1:35 pm on 3 March 2016

Our next guest has been re-examining gender and sexuality in Nazi ideology, and how history views the persecution of gays and lesbians. William J Spurlin is professor of english and director of teaching and learning for Arts & Humanities at Brunel University London. He has written extensively on the politics of gender and sexual dissidence and is widely known for his work on queer theory. And Professor Spurlin is in New Zealand to give a talk at the Holocaust Centre of New Zealand this weekend. It's called What we know from the Historical Record: The persecution of Gay Men and Lesbians under the Third Reich.

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