Event: Threads of Remembrance: Special Collections Lecture


Thursday, Sep. 28, 2017. 3:00pm to 5:00pm


Special Collections

About this Event

This lecture will be given by Dr. Agatha Beins, Associate Professor in the Department of Multicultural Women’s and Gender Studies at Texas Woman’s University.

To commemorate the 30th anniversary of the inaugural display of the AIDS Memorial Quilt in 1987, this exhibit explores the history of the AIDS Memorial Quilt and the Dallas-Fort Worth community’s response to the AIDS epidemic. Dr. Beins will be discussing the AIDS Memorial Quilt, and the role of art as activism in the larger social movement involving LGBT and feminist activists.

The lecture take place in the Willis Library Forum (Room 140) on September 28, 2017 from 4–5pm, and will be immediately followed by a reception from 5–6pm in the Special Collections Reading Room (Willis Library Room 437).

The exhibit can be viewed any time during our regular hours:
9am to 5pm Monday through Saturday
August 28 – December 15, 2017
Willis Library Room 437

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