WHAT: Dr. Susan Stryker visits Queen’s to give the Dunning Trust Lecture
WHO: Leading Queer and Transgender Studies scholar, Susan Stryker is an historian, writer, educator, artist, documentary filmmaker, and human rights activist. With an interdisciplinary approach to academia and social justice, Dr. Stryker’s work focuses on the relationship between Queer theory and Transgender Studies. Associate Professor of Gender and Women’s Studies, she is currently the Director of the Institute for LGBT Studies at the University of Arizona, she is a multiple award-winning author, editor, and filmmaker whose works include the Emmy-winning documentary Screaming Queens: The Riot at Compton’s Cafeteria (2005), the break-through two-volume Transgender Studies Reader (2006), the introductory textbook Transgender History (Seal Press, 2008), and popular nonfiction works such as Queer Pulp: Perverse Passions from the Golden Age of the Paperback and Gay by the Bay: A History of Queer Culture in the San Francisco Bay Area. Interlacing scholarship, filmmaking, and grass-root activism, Dr. Stryker demonstrates the kind of dynamic interdisciplinary approach to academia and social justice work that Queen’s University most values.
WHEN: Thursday Feb 26th, 5:30pm
WHERE: Dupuis Auditorium, reception and signing to follow at the University Club, Fireside Lounge.
For any accessibility inquiries please contact Jane Tolmie (firstname.lastname@example.org)
[Image is a poster for the event. The middle of the poster has a picture of Susan Stryker smiling at the camera wearing a black shirt and grey blazer. She is wearing glasses. The Queen’s University emblem is on the top right corner. The text reads: Dunning Trust Lecture Trangender Histories and Futurities: Susan Stryker, Thursday Feb 26th, 5:30pm Dupuis Auditorium, reception and signing to follow at the University Club, Fireside Lounge., For any accessibility inquiries please contact Jane Tolmie (email@example.com), Queen’s University Gender Studies and SXGD Program, Queen’s University Cultural Studies]