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Nov
12
2020

Imagining Transgender Cultural Production as Revolt

When: Thursday, November 12, 2020
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Central

Where: Online

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Contact: Erique Zhang  

Group: Gender & Sexuality Studies Program

Co-Sponsor: The Sexualities Project at Northwestern (SPAN)

Category: Lectures & Meetings

Description:

Traditional cultural industries have long excluded those deemed non-normative, including queer and transgender people of color. These barriers include gatekeeping practices that prevent these groups from having access to traditional modes of cultural production. This conversational roundtable discussion will convene a group of transgender artists, media producers, and activists to discuss how they envision their work as a form of revolt against normative modes of cultural production.

Co-moderators:
- Cassius Adair, visiting assistant professor of Media, Culture, and Communication, New York University
- Erique Zhang, PhD candidate in Media, Technology, and Society, Northwestern University

Panelists:
- Jamie Grace Alexander, artist, activist, and curator of The Gender Museum
- Rahne Alexander, intermedia artist, musician, writer, and MFA Candidate in Intermedia + Digital Arts, University of Maryland, Baltimore County
- JB Brager, comics artist and educator
- Julian Kevon Glover, artist, activist, and assistant professor of Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies and Dance & Choreography, Virginia Commonwealth University
- Alexandria Webb, artist, performer, and activist

Co-sponsored by the Queer Pride Graduate Student Association, Sexualities Project at Northwestern (SPAN), Department of Gender & Sexuality Studies, and Department of Communication Studies.

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