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Tranny Road Show at Westco Cafe

The Tranny Road Show is coming to the WestCo Cafe on Saturday to cap off this week’s Trans Symposium:

tranny road show

Come see the Tranny Road Show perform! An eclectic cast of artists who self identify as transgender, this show will knock your socks off! More information on the artists and the show can be found at trannyroadshow.com

Date: Saturday, Oct. 3
Time: 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Place: Westco Cafe

TRANSforming Institutions Symposium at Russell House

tg-symbolThree scholars are discussing their work on trangender studies, rights, and health, including Susan Stryker, one of the directors of “Screaming Queens“. Part of this week’s Trans Symposium:

“Incarcerating Gender: Doing Time under the Freeze Frame Policy
Paisley Currah
Associate Professor of Political Science
Brooklyn College of The City University of New York

The Transgender Demographic Imaginary in U.S. Public Health
Ben Singer
Ph.D. Candidate in English
Rutgers University

Susan Stryker (respondent)
Associate Professor of Gender Studies
Indiana University

There will be a reception afterwards.

Date: Friday, Oct. 2
Time: 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Place: Russell House, 318 High St.

Film showing: “Screaming Queens”

screaming queenWatch “Screaming Queens”, part of this week’s Trans Symposium:

Screaming Queens“, a film by Susan Stryker and Victor Silverman, depicts the Compton’s Cafeteria riots in 1966, when a group of transgender women, gay clientele, and neighborhood activists decided to fight back against police harassment.

See more information on the movie here.

Date: Thursday, Oct. 1
Time: 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Place: Shanklin 107

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