Charles E. Morris III is Professor and Chair in the Department of Communication and Rhetorical Studies at Syracuse University. A rhetorical critic who identifies as an archival queer, Morris’ research concerns LGBTQ pasts and their worldmaking presence and futurity. His books include An Archive of Hope: Harvey Milk’s Speeches and Writings, Remembering the AIDS Quilt, Queering Public Address: Sexualities in American Historical Discourse, and Readings on the Rhetoric of Social Protest, and for two decades he has been a regular contributor to the Quarterly Journal of Speech. For his queer work Morris has twice been the recipient of the Golden Monograph Award, as well as the Randy Majors Award for Distinguished Scholarship in LGBTQ Studies, from the National Communication Association. He is co-founding editor of QED: A Journal in GLBTQ Worldmaking.