'Problem of Unattached Persons' is topic, Feb. 22
Posted February 12, 2006; 01:58 p.m.
Margot Canaday, who joined the Society of Fellows in the Liberal Arts at
Princeton this year, will speak on "Most Fags Are Floaters: The Problem of Unattached Persons
During the Early New Deal, 1933-1935" at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 22,
in 210 Dickinson Hall. The lecture will be followed by discussion and a
Canaday received a doctorate in history from the University of Minnesota and was a postdoctoral fellow with the Sexuality Research Fellowship Program of the Social Science Research Council. Her dissertation, titled "The Straight State: Sexuality and American Citizenship, 1900-1969," won prizes from the Law and Society Association and the University of Minnesota. She is currently conducting research on heterosexuality as a legal regime in American history.
The lecture is sponsored by the Department of History, the Shelby Cullom Davis Center for Historical Studies and the Program in African American Studies.