Speaking Culturally

The importance of including the history and heritage of LGBTQ+ people in interpreted spaces

November 15, 2019 Andre Taylor/Matthew Champagne Season 1 Episode 2
Speaking Culturally
The importance of including the history and heritage of LGBTQ+ people in interpreted spaces
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Speaking Culturally
The importance of including the history and heritage of LGBTQ+ people in interpreted spaces
Nov 15, 2019 Season 1 Episode 2
Andre Taylor/Matthew Champagne

An inclusive interpretation is critical to the success of any museum or historic site. Presently, despite very tangible connections to the history and culture of the LGBTQ+ community, many public history arenas avoid curating conversations that center gender and sexual minorities in affirmative ways. As a Public History PhD student at North Carolina State University, Matthew Champagne shares their expertise on the importance of including the history and heritage of the LGBTQ+ in interpreted spaces.

 

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An inclusive interpretation is critical to the success of any museum or historic site. Presently, despite very tangible connections to the history and culture of the LGBTQ+ community, many public history arenas avoid curating conversations that center gender and sexual minorities in affirmative ways. As a Public History PhD student at North Carolina State University, Matthew Champagne shares their expertise on the importance of including the history and heritage of the LGBTQ+ in interpreted spaces.