Alternate Channels: a Life in TV with Clips with Steven Capsuto

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    Date(s) - 07/09/2020
    11:00 am - 12:00 pm

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    Alternate Channels: a Life in TV with Clips 
    Steven Capsuto, author of Alternate Channels: Queer Images on 20th-Century TV, began collecting recordings of LGBTQ-themed radio and TV shows when he was a student in the 1980s. By the time the 20th-anniversary edition of Alternate Channels came out this year, he had amassed thousands of such recordings, dating from the 1950s to 2020s. Steven will discuss how he got involved in this topic, will show rare video clips of LGBTQ portrayals from the past, and share some of his conclusions about their impact. Note: This return speaker is back due to popular demand. Please register at bit/lyUPLlive at least one hour in advance.