Kevin Kopelson ‘Hollywood Hasbeens’ Lecture

September 13, 2013

This lecture, by renowned queer theorist and University of Iowa professor Kevin Kopelson, took place on September 13, 2013.

After being introduced by WFU Reynolds Professor Herman Rapaport (English), Professor Kopelson delivered a presentation entitled, “Hollywood Has-Beens.” Intended to complement a range of events happening in conjunction with the University Theatre’s production of Hairspray, the talk dissected various Hollywood “has been” characters within the frame of queer theory. Students and faculty then enjoyed food, drink, and conversation.

Supported by Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies; Film Studies Program; Department of English; Department of Theatre and Dance; Department of Music; LGBTQ Center; The Women’s Center; Gender Equality Allies; Office of Multicultural Affairs; and IPLACe.

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