Chair in Transgender Studies

Syrus Marcus Ware

Syrus Marcus Ware: “touch change: what I learned at the trans archives." 12:00 PM Pacific, Thurs., Nov. 25th, 2021. JOIN US in-person or on online (Zoom registration required).

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10 Years: Transgender Archives

The Transgender Archives is 10 years old! 

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Congratulations!

We are proud to announce the 2021 Chair in Transgender Studies Scholarship & Fellowship recipients.

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Miss Major keynote

Watch now on YouTube! Miss Major in conversation with Kelendria Nation & Syrus Marcus Ware.  The Saturday, March 13th, 2021, keynote at the Moving Trans History Forward conference.

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The Elders Panel

Watch now on YouTube!  The Elders Panel at the 2021 Moving Trans History Forward condference.  Featuring a panel of Trans+ Elders providing live first-hand oral testimony.

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Blas Radi keynote

Watch the full keynote now on YouTube! Blas Radi, Moving Trans History Forward keynote, "Building the Chair of Trans Studies at the University of Buenos Aires."

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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
  • Subject matter expert 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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Rikki Swin

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Moving Trans History Forward 2021

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YouTube videos

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Martine Rothblatt - Hon. Degree Recipient

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Scholars & Fellows

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Speakers

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Chair in Transgender Studies

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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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Lynn Conway - Hon. Doctor of Engineering

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Moving Trans History Forward 2016

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Moving Trans History Forward 2014

See more videos from the Moving Trans* History Forward 2014 playlist on YouTube.