Chair in Transgender Studies

Scholarships & Fellowships

DEADLINE EXTENDED!  Chair in Transgender Studies 2018 Scholarships & Fellowships!  APPLY TODAY!

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THANK YOU!

The 2018 Moving Trans History Forward conference was a BIG success! Check out our photos and see for yourself.

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NACHOS NIGHT!

All self-identified trans, non-binary, and Two-Spirit folks are invited to a casual monthly drop-in gathering.

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Chair in Transgender Studies

We aim to act as a catalyst to motivate and support academic and community-based scholars, advanced students, trans, non-binary, and Two-Spirit activists, and thought leaders to work together to enhance the lives of trans, non-binary, and Two-Spirit 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

Visiting scholars

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Academic and community-based scholar visit with us throughout the year. Many of them have come to make use of the Transgender Archives.


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Moving Trans History Forward

Join community activists, academic, artists, and allies from around the globe for the 3rd Moving Trans History Forward conference!


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Public events

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The Chair in Transgender Studies holds a variety of public events, including guest speakers, social and arts events, and honorary degrees!


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A donation 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.

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Chair in Transgender Studies & The Transgender Archives at UVic

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Kristina Olson, who was a visiting scholar at the Chair in Transgender Studies, is doing some of the best research in the world about trans kids & their families. Watch her FULL presentation NOW! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cwif0dgGtQY&t=504s&list=PLjWymvKNnUWLoYV_1h3sGjDiiKR-GMvJh&index=6 #uvic #uvic #uvic

Kristina Olson - Lansdowne Speaker
Chair in Transgender Studies: https://www.uvic.ca/research/transchair/ DONATE NOW: https://extrweb.uvic.ca/donate-online/transchair
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Chair in Transgender Studies & The Transgender Archives at UVic

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Watch Sandy Artuso, from the University of Luxembourg, give her FULL presentation, "Lunch Hour with Jean, Coccinelle, Simone-Yvonne, Christine and the others” https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=1&v=Etn1nwfB_3I #uvic #uvic

Sandy Artuso - Speaker Series
Sandy Artuso Wednesday, April 11th, 2018, 12:30pm-1:30pm Cornett A317 Sandy Artuso is a FNR-funded PhD candidate in the Department of German Studies at the U...
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Moving Trans History Forward 2018

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Transgender Archives Visitors

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Speakers

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Chair in Transgender Studies

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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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