Center for LGBTQ Studies (CLAGS)

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Spring 2008


It was hard not to be inspired, moved, and thrilled by Douglas Crimp's remarkable Kessler Lecture on November 2nd. Combining personal history, art criticism, political analysis, and trenchant commentary on the intersections between them, Douglas gave us a guided tour of the long-abandoned, much-used piers of lower Manhattan.


This article was originally published in CLAGSNews, vol. 18, no. 1.



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