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J. Edgar Hoover: Sex, Lies & Political History

  • St. Francis College 180 Remsen Street Brooklyn, NY, 11201 United States (map)

FALL 2018 SENIOR LECTURE SERIES// CHALLENGE & CHANGE: CRITIQUING THE AMERICAN EXPERIENCE PRESENTS: 

October 23 - J. Edgar Hoover: Sex, Lies & Political History Claire Potter (History, The New School)

Claire Potter is a professor of History at The New School, Executive Editor of Public Seminar, and Director of the Digital Humanities Initiative. She researches post-1970 U.S. history, political history, the histories of gender and sexuality, and mass culture. She is author of War on Crime: Bandits, G-men, and the Politics of Mass Culture (1998); Doing Recent History: On Privacy, Copyright, Video Games, Institutional Review Boards, Activist Scholarship, and History That Talks Back (2012); & Doing Recent History: On Privacy, Copyright, Video Games, Institutional Review Boards, Activist Scholarship, and History That Talks Back (2012). She is the author of the column "Tenured Radical" (now her Twitter handle) at The Chronicle of Higher Education, as well as articles for Dissent, The Village Voice, Inside Higher Education, and Jacobin.

SERIES Co-Directors: Athena Devlin (English & American Studies) & Emily Horowitz (Sociology & Criminal Justice)

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