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Body Counts Talk and Roundtable Discussion with Sean Strub
September 11, 2014 @ 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Thursday, September 11th, 5 pm and 7 pm
Hitchcock Room, Sonja Haynes Stone Center for Black Culture and History, UNC-CH Campus
Parking: Bell Tower Parking Deck directly behind the Stone Center for free after 5pm
Both events are free and open to the public
• 5pm: Body Counts: A Memoir of Politics, Sex, AIDS, and Survival, book reading and signing with author, Sean Strub, at the Bull’s Head Bookshop in the Student Stores Building, UNC-CH
• 7pm: Roundtable Discussion with Sean Strub: “The Politics of HIV and AIDS, Then and Now”
Panel participants include:
-Karen Booth, faculty, Women’s and Gender Studies, UNC-CH
-Richard Cante, faculty, Communication Studies and Director, Program in Sexuality Studies, UNC-CH
-Carolyn McAllaster, Duke University School of Law, Duke AIDS Legal Project, and Southern HIV/AIDS Strategy Initiative
Sean Strub is the founder of POZ Magazine, executive director of the Sero Project, a US-based network of people with HIV combating criminalization and is the author of Body Counts: A Memoir of Politics, Sex, AIDS, and Survival (Scribner 2014). A longtime activist and HIV survivor, he was the first openly HIV positive person to run for the U.S. Congress, produced the off-Broadway hit The Night Larry Kramer Kissed Me and from 2010-2012 co-chaired the North American affiliate of the Global Network of People Living with HIV (GNP+/NA).