$3.6M has just been promised by the Canadian government to start an LGBTQ2 Secretariat heading by the Prime Minister's special Advisor and Member of Parliament Randy Boissonnault.
Chair in Transgender Studies
We aim to act as a catalyst to motivate and support academic and community-based scholars, advanced students, transgender community activists, and thought leaders to work together to enhance the lives of transgender people.
Our work is fostering research and scholarship in Transgender Studies
- Encouraging both existing and new scholars to pursue careers in Transgender Studies and building local, national and international linkages with others working in Transgender Studies
- Hosting visiting academic and community scholars
- Proactive community outreach and knowledge mobilization
- Teaching and mentoring related to the area of Transgender Studies
- Assisting faculty to integrate Transgender Studies content into their courses
- Academic Director of the Transgender Archives
- Fundraising in support of the Chair in Transgender Studies and the Transgender Archives
Academic and community-based scholar visit with us throughout the year. Many of them have come to make use of the Transgender Archives.
A donation of $1 million USD by the Tawani Foundation, founded and led by Lieutenant Colonel Jennifer N. Pritzker, US Army (Retired), supports the inaugural chair in UVic’s Faculty of Social Sciences for five years.
FREE FOOD & DRINKS! Trans, non-binary & two-spirit folks are invited to join the Chair in Transgender Studies for a friendly gathering this Wed. @ 4pm - UVic Grad House. http://www.uvic.ca/research/transchair/what-we-do/events/beer-nachos/index.php
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See more videos from the Transgender Archive Videos playlist on YouTube.
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Lynn Conway - Hon. Doctor of Engineering
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Moving Trans History Forward 2016
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Moving Trans History Forward 2014
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Year in review
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