Category: Transgender

Miriam Abelson: Book Colloquium

[ May 10, 2019; 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm. ]
Location: Browsing Room, Knight Library

Miriam Abelson returns to the University of Oregon for a colloquium, with a panel of commentators, to discuss her forthcoming book, Men in Place: Trans Masculinity, Race, and Sexuality in America, due out in March from the University of Minnesota Press. This book is based on her PhD research.

Miriam […]

“Bixa Travesty”

[ March 2, 2019; 4:45 pm to 7:00 pm. ]
Lawrence Hall 177, UO campus

In conjunction with the UO Queer Film Festival, there will be a screening of the film Bixa Travesty (Brazil, 2018). This is a documentary about Linn Da Quebrada, a black trans woman hip pop artist, musician, and performer from  São Paulo. She raises her voice for queers of color from the favelas. 

Students from Professor Mayra Bottaro’s winter […]

Queer Film Festival

[ March 2, 2019; 12:00 pm to 7:00 pm. March 3, 2019; 12:00 pm to 6:30 pm. ]
Lawrence Hall, Rooms 115 and 177, UO campus

qff.uoregon.edu

Films on Saturday, March 2:

Noon – 2 pm Blackbird 2 – 3 pm Short films, director talks, and activities 3 – 4:30 pm But I’m a […]

Scholar V Varun Chaudhry joins the CSWS staff as research assistant

CSWS welcomes scholar V Varun Chaudhry to the staff as pro tem research assistant.
Chaudhry is a PhD Candidate in the Department of Anthropology at Northwestern University. His work focuses on the institutionalization of “transgender” in nonprofit and funding agencies through ethnographic research in Philadelphia, PA.
V Varun Chaudhry
V’s research has been generously supported by the Social […]

When it comes to gender identity, inclusion is more than using the right pronoun | Opinion

This opinion piece is written by V Varun Chaudhry, a scholar-in-residence at the Leeway Foundation, an anthropology PhD candidate at Northwestern University, and a predoctoral fellow in the Center for the Study of Women in Society at the University of Oregon.
When it comes to gender identity, inclusion is more than using the right pronoun | […]

“Trans* Law: Opportunities and Futures” Panel Discussion

[ October 3, 2018; 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm. ] Knight Law Center
NEW ROOM LOCATION: Room 175
1515 Agate St.
Panel Discussion: “Trans* Law: Opportunities and Futures”

Paisley Currah, Professor, Brooklyn College & CUNY
Asaf Orr, Attorney, National Center for Lesbian Rights
Moderator: Beatrice Dohrn, Director, Nonprofit Clinic, UO School of Law

Sponsors: Center for the Study of Women in Society, The Tom and Carol Williams Fund for […]