Edgar Rivera Colón

Edgar Rivera Colón is a Lecturer at Columbia University’s Narrative Medicine Program. He is also Visiting Professor of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Studies at Sarah Lawrence College. His dissertation, Getting Life in Two Worlds: Power and Prevention in the New York City House Ball Community, is an ethnographic study of House Ball community leaders who are preventionists and their efforts to fashion meaningful lives out of the material and symbolic resources afforded by both an autonomous African American and Latino/a LGBT alternative kinship system and dance performance circuit and the world of HIV/AIDS prevention and intervention not-for-profit organizations.

Archive Sessions and Events Featuring Edgar Rivera Colón

Sep 212013

Artist Talk: Gerard H. Gaskin

Gerard H. Gaskin, 2012 winner of the Center for Documentary Studies/Honickman First Book Prize in Photography, will present and discuss work from his forthcoming book, Legendary: Inside the House Ballroom Scene.

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