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Gender, sexuality, and museums : a Routledge reader

Author: Amy K Levin; Routledge (Firm)
Publisher: Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Offers the repository of key articles, essays and case studies for the important area of gender and sexuality in museums. This book focuses on LGBT issues and museums, and collects articles which  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Case studies
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Amy K Levin; Routledge (Firm)
ISBN: 9780415554916 0415554918 9780415554923 0415554926
OCLC Number: 491889371
Notes: "Simultaneously published in the USA and Canada"--Title page verso.
Description: xiv, 322 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction --
Part 1: Women in museum work --
2. Women in the temple : gender and leadership in museums / Marjorie Schwarzer --
3. The new girl in the old boy network : Elizabeth Esteve-Coll at the Victoria & Albert Museum / Ruth Adams --
4. Museums, women, and empowerment in the MENA countries / Carol Malt --
Part 2: Theories --
Feminist theory --
5. Looking at museums from a feminist perspective / Hilde Hein --
6. A woman's audience : a case study of applied feminist theories / Barbara Clark Smith --
Queer theory --
7. Why grapple with queer when you can fondle it? : embracing our erotic intelligence / Paul Gabriel --
8. Queer is here? : lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender histories and public culture / Robert Mills --
Part 3: Collections and exhibitions --
9. Art world power and women's incognito work : the case of Edward and Jo Hopper / Gail Levin --
10. Looking for the 'total' woman in wartime : a museological work in progress / Laura Brandon --
11. Pioneering women revisited : representations of gender in some Israeli settlement museums / Tamar Katriel --
12. 'Thanks, but we'll take it from here' : Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women influencing the collection of tangible and intangible heritage / Olivia Robinson and Trish Barnard --
LGBTQ out (and in) exhibits --
13. The Warren Cup : secret museums, sexuality, and society / Stuart Frost --
14. Hidden histories : the experience of curating a male same-sex exhibition and the problems encountered / Michael Petry --
15. Representing lesbians and gay men in British social history museums / Angela Vanegas --
16. Sister fire : representing the legacies of leatherwomen / Robert Ridinger --
Part 4: Case studies --
The nature of gender --
17. Gender representation in the natural history galleries at the Manchester Museum / Rebecca Machin --
18. Straight talk : evolution exhibits and the reproduction of heterosexuality / Amy K. Levin --
Queering modernity --
19. In pursuit of a spiritual calling : Katherine S. Dreier, Galka E. Scheyer, and Hilla von Rebay / Isabel Wünsche --
20. A conversation with artists Carrie Moyer, Sheila Pepe, Stephen Mueller, Andrew Robinson, and Frank Holliday / Frank Holliday --
21. Bodies of evidence : queering disclosure in the art of Jasper Johns / Gavin Butt --
Memorials and memorializing : the heritage we create --
22. Representing possibility : mourning, memorial, and queer museology / Anna Conlan --
23. House museums or walk-in closets? : the (non)representation of gay men in the museums they called home / Joshua G. Adair --
24. Breeders on a golf ball : normalizing sex at Ellis Island / Erica Rand --
Part 5: Bibliographic essay --
25. Museum studies texts and museum subtexts / Anna Conlan and Amy K. Levin.
Responsibility: edited by Amy K. Levin.

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