Events & Speaking Engagements

Dr. Cassandra Langer will be giving a paper- Wild Tongues: Paris, Lesbians and Modernisms at the Southeastern College Art Association meeting – Marginalized in Paris? Race, Gender and intermedia Art Practice in Transnational Paris c. 1900. Saturday October 29th in Baltimore at the Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel, 202 E Pratt St.

Dr. Cassandra Langer is available for speaking engagements in 2015.
To learn more, contact Dr. Langer at (9176855901 or


Forthcoming April/June Queer International Jung Society. Becoming a woman: Social control and trauma 1950s secular conversion therapy

Lecture séries LGBTQ+ history and culture. Lesbian Foremothers: Nurturing Modernism between the wars.


March 14, 2019: 6:-7:30 New York, NY

Proust Society: Interview with Irene Javors–Proust’s Lesbian Circle

Venue: Jefferson Library 425 6th Ave., NYC

We will be videotaping the program


September 14, 2018: 12:00

Polk Museum, Lakeland, Flordia

Walk-through of the Romaine Brooks Smithsonian show.

Lecture: 6:00 details to follow


June 17, 2016: 4 – 7 pm
Art Discussions: Romaine Brooks, a 20th-Century Woman

Place: McEvoy Auditorium
750 9th St NW #3100
Washington, DC 20001
Time: 4:00pm
Admission: free
Contact: Smithsonian American Art Museum

April 7, 2016: New York, NY
Romaine Brooks: sexuality, gender, identity and Sapphic Chic: Paris between the wars

Place: Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT)
Katie Murphy Amphitheater
227 West 27th St, New York, NY 10001
Time: 6:00pm
Admission: free

Date TBA: Upper West Side, NY
Author event
Reading and book signing
Place: Barnes and Noble
(82nd and Broadway)

Date TBA: Queens Library, Jackson Height, NY
Author event  
Reading and book signing

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October 2, 2015: Facebook
Publication of Romaine Brooks: A Life by University of Wisconsin Press. Available at the Barnes & Noble bookshop near you and online through Amazon.

Join the celebration online! Win free prizes!
7-10 pm EDT Facebook Launch Party

Cassandra Langer and fans of Romaine Brooks will celebrate a book four decades in the making. Answer riddles to win prizes hourly. Drop in and chat with the author at

October 10, 2015: New York, NY
Author Event
Romany Kramoris Gallery
41 Main Street Sag Harbor, Long Island

November 12, 2015: New York, NY
Panel discussion
The Many Masks of Romaine Brooks
Cassandra Langer, the 21st century biographer of Romaine Brooks, will be joined by art historian James Saslow and screenwriter/translator Suzanne Stroh. A reception and book signing will follow the discussion.

Place: Leslie Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art
26 Wooster Street
New York, NY 10013
(Between Grand & Canal)
Time: 6-8 pm
Admission: free; reservations suggested

Author event
Reading and book signing

Rescheduled to be announced

Place: B&F Books
6-60th Street, West New York, NJ 07093
Time: 8 pm
Admission: free
Contact: Lorraine (201) 697-0821