Ryan Conrad is postdoctoral fellow at the AIDS Activist History Project housed in the Sociology and Anthropology department at Carleton University. He holds a PhD from the Centre for the Interdisciplinary Study of Society and Culture at Concordia University and an MFA in interdisciplinary studio arts from the Maine College of Art.

Conrad is the co-founder of Against Equality, a digital archive and publishing collective based in the United States and Canada. He is the editor of the collective’s anthology series that are compiled together in Against Equality: Queer Revolution, Not Mere Inclusion (2014). He has also contributed single-author and co-authored chapters to several anthologies including: Decolonizing Sexualities: Transnational Perspectives, Critical Interventions (2016) The Gay Agenda (2014), Queering Anarchism (2013), and After Homosexual (2013).

His written work has appeared in scholarly and activist publications including: American Quarterly, Women Studies Quarterly, Auto/Biography Studies, e-flux, Aparté, QED: A Journal of LGBTQ Worldmaking, Scholar & Feminist, Socialism & Democracy, We Who Feel Differently, Little Joe, UltraViolet, In These Times, and Fifth Estate.

His work as a visual and performing artist has exhibited internationally in Europe, Asia, and North America.

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Ryan Conrad
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