John D’Emilio is a historian and professor at UIC. He studies movements for social justice, the history of sexuality and gay/lesbian politics. The author or editor of nine books, he is best known for Intimate Matters: A History of Sexuality in America and Lost Prophet: the Life and Times of Bayard Rustin, which was a finalist for the National Book Award.
D’Emilio answers questions the audience may have about Rustin’s life and work. Copies of D’Emilio’s books are available for sale and signing. (lilithcat)