Chair in Transgender Studies

Call for Proposals NOW OPEN!

Apply now to present at the Moving Trans History Forward conference, March 11-14, 2021.  Closes January 4, 2021.

 

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[UPDATED] Transgender Archives Discovery Tool

Search the world’s largest collection of Trans, nonbinary, Two-Spirit, and gender-diverse publications!

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TRANSVESTIA NOW ONLINE!

All 111 issues of Transvestia magazine (1960-1986) are now digitized, text searchable, and available online!

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2020 Chair in Transgender Studies Scholars & Fellows

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Black Lives Matter. Black Trans+ Lives Matter.

Statement from the Chair in Transgender Studies and Steering Committee members.

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Moving Trans History Forward 2021

The next Moving Trans History Forward conference will be online and is being tentatively planned for March 2021.

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Chair in Transgender Studies

The Chair in Transgender Studies is committed to generating solid reliable information about the real world to drive social change and improve the well-being of Trans, nonbinary, Two-Spirit, and other gender-diverse people.  We support and build healthy communities by facilitating activities of interest to Trans, nonbinary, Two-Spirit, and other gender-diverse people and their allies.


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

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

Community activists, researchers, educators, artists, service providers, and allies come together to create a better future.


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Public events

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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Video message

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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Martine Rothblatt - Hon. Degree Recipient

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Scholars & Fellows

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Speakers

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Scholars in Residence

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Transgender Archives

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Moving Trans History Forward 2018

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YouTube videos

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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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