The Fauchére Series - Sex Workers Unite - Stonewall to Slutwalk
Melinda Chateauvert - “Sex Workers Unite - Stonewall to Slutwalk”
Saturday, September 21, 2019
11:45 AM – 1 PM
Fauchère Meeting Center
Melinda Chateauvert is currently an independent scholar who taught courses on the civil rights movement, social justice organizing, gender and sexuality in African American families, sex work and gendered labor, and law and public policy for more than two decades at a mid-Atlantic research university. She holds a B.A. in Women’s Studies from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and an M.A. in Women’s Studies from the George Washington University; she earned her Ph.D. in United States History from the University of Pennsylvania in 1992. “Marching Together: Women of the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters” was published by the University of Illinois Press in 1998; her chapter on gender roles in mid-twentieth century civil rights campaigns organized by A. Philip Randolph recently appeared in “Reconsidering Randolph: Labor, Black Freedom, and the Legacies of A. Philip Randolph” (Kersten and Lang, eds., New York University Press, December 2014). Her latest book, “Sex Workers Unite! A history of the movement from Stonewall to SlutWalk” was published by Beacon Press in January 2014.