Documenting ‘Moments of Queer Learning’ at Brown University

How I Created a Book of Crowdsourced Stories with the Aim of Memorializing Queer Experiences

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Keep reading! The last section of this article contains each page of the book in full detail.

The Concept

The Process

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Photos of old Brown LGBTQ+ publications from the Hay Special Collections

Step 1: Outreach

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The anonymous entry form for story submissions.
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One page from the final

Step 2: Design

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One set of pages, before being exposed to UV light.

Step 3: Cyanotype

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The Final Product

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“Map of Queer Learning — Brown University” was conceptualized, compiled, cyanotype-printed, and hand-bound by Mark Séjourné in May 2019. The experiences documented within were contributed by a number of anonymous Brown University students and alumni dating back to the class of 1969.

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