Event: Trans studies 2012 (cfp)

The event takes place at: University of La Verne College of Law, Ontario, California, *March 2nd-4th 2012

Event organisers describe it as as inter-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary conference which seeks to examine and explore trans ‘spectrum studies and activisms of all kinds’.

They are seeking a variety of projects which critically explore: trans identity, practice, communities and embodiment, etc in contexts of race, class, (in)accessibility, health, citizenship, higher education, and rights within: legal, activist, medical, anthropological, sociological, psychological, artistic, cinematic, literary, linguistic, moral, social, (geo)political, philosophical, and religious dimensions, among others.

Current speakers include:

Dr. Trystan Cotton
Hon. Phyllis Frye
Dr. Sel Hwahng
Hon. Victoria Kolakowski
Prof. Dean Spade
Prof. Susan Stryker
Simon Strikeback
Willy Wilkinson, Mph

Call for papers

Individuals wishing to present a paper at this conference are invited to submit 300 word panel or paper abstracts to Elijah.edelman@american.edu and dklein@laverne.edu

Organisers particularly invite the submission of work from persons and communities of color, trans feminine experiences and practices, activist strugles and academic projects invested in accountability to trans communities.

For additional submission and conference information, those interested are directed to the conference website.

The deadline on the call for papers for this event has now been extended, to Sunday, January 15 2012



2 Responses so far »

  1. 1

    lisa said,

    I wanna go!

    • 2

      janefae said,

      yeah, well: just write a paper and get funded by your nearest cut-riven educational establishment and you SHALL go to the Brazilian Ball, m’dear. 🙂


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