Chair in Transgender Studies

Kent Monkman

Moving Trans History Forward conference keynote. Open to the public by donation.

 

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Scholarships & Fellowships

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

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REGISTER TODAY!

Conference registration for Moving Trans History Forward is NOW OPEN!  Closes March 15th.  REGISTER TODAY!

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ISABEL ROSE

ISABEL ROSE is the opening ceremony speaker for the Moving Trans History Forward conference. Conference registration is NOW OPEN!

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TRANS HIRSTORY IN 99 OBJECTS is a ground breaking art exhibition that brings together art & archival material from UVic's world-renowned Transgender Archives to narrate an expansive and critical history of transgender communities. 

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Andrea Jenkins

Moving Trans History Forward 2018 conference Friday evening keynote - "The 'T' is Not Silent"

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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

kai burst

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 added an event.

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The Moving Trans History Forward Conference is proud to present Kent Monkman as our Saturday evening keynote address, “Trans as the New Frontier.” WHEN: 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM, Saturday, March 24th, 2018. WHERE: Farquhar Auditorium - University Centre HOW MUCH: Open to the public by donation (conference registration includes FREE reserved preferred seating). While in advance reserved seating is offered for a minimum $25 donation, the public is also welcome to obtain a ticket by going to UVic's Ticket Centre on the night of the event. RESERVE YOUR SEAT: https://tickets.uvic.ca/TheatreManager/1/tmEvent/tmEvent2655.html RECEPTION: 6:30 PM pre-show reception with the artist for a $50 donation or more (ticket includes reserved preferred seating for lecture). Reserve your spot at the reception before March 20th, after which a limited number of reception tickets will be available. Location: Senate Chambers, University Centre A Wing, UVic. https://tickets.uvic.ca/TheatreManager/1/tmEvent/tmEvent2655.html

Kent Monkman
The Moving Trans History Forward Conference is proud to present Kent Monkman as our Saturday evening keynote address, “Trans as the New Frontier.” WHEN: 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM, Saturday, March 24th, 2018. WHERE: Farquhar Auditorium - University Centre HOW MUCH: Open to the public by donation (conference...
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