Chair in Transgender Studies

Susan Stryker

Thursday, June 28th, 2018, 7:00 PM.  David Strong Building C122.

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WATCH NOW! Andrea Jenkins

Watch the Moving Trans History Forward conference keynote, "The 'T' is Not Silent"!

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Moving Trans History Forward 2018

WATCH NOW highlights from the Moving Trans History Forward conference.

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WATCH NOW! Kent Monkman

Watch the Moving Trans History Forward conference keynote, "Trans as the New Frontier"! 

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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

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We have to wait until Jan 2022 to stop being diagnosed as mentally ill in the ICD. That will be a big step forward when it finally gets here. The ICD is published by the UN World Health Organization (WHO). It is what physicians in most of the world use to diagnose people who want medical support for their transitions. Who knows when the DSM will change....

The World Health Organization will sto...
The health agency announced that "gender incongruence" has been moved out of the mental disorders chapter and into the organization's sexual health chapter.
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Moving Trans History Forward 2016

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Moving Trans History Forward 2014

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