About the Presenter
A native of Mississippi, John Howard is an alumnus of the University of Alabama at Tuscaloosa, where he received an MA in American Studies. He completed his PhD at the Graduate Institute of Liberal Arts at Emory University. Prof. Howard currently teaches in the Department of American Studies at King's College, University of London. He is the author of Men Like That: A Southern Queer History (University of Chicago Press, 1999) and editor of Carryin' On in the Lesbian and Gay South (New York University Press, 1997).
About Ben Duncan
A native of Alabama, Ben Duncan is a writer and broadcaster based in England. He is the author of the novel Little Friends and numerous articles in The Guardian, New Society, Punch, The Spectator, and The Times Literary Supplement.