Fall 2017 | Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies
University of Pittsburgh

Fall 2017

First Steering Committee of the Year

September 8, 2017 - 10:00am - 11:30am

Reading Group for Faculty/Grads: Transgender and Transracial

September 7, 2017 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm

"Is Transracial the New Transgender?: Rogers Brubaker's Trans and Other Useful Tools for Analyzing a Contemporary Vitriolic Debate"

Since June 2015, when then-President of the NAACP chapter in Spokane, WA, Nkechi Amare Diallo, more commonly known under her birth name Rachel Dolezal, was outed as White by her birth parents, the question of transracialism has generated considerable controversy.

Graduate orientation: interdisciplinary programs

August 31, 2017 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Join the directors of interdisciplinary programs to get an overview of graduate certificate programs available to all grad students at Pitt. Reception to follow.

View PDF flyer here.

GSWS Faculty meeting

August 24, 2017 - 12:00pm - 4:30pm

Education for Leadership and Citizenship on Trans Issues

June 29, 2017 - 9:00am - 12:00pm

Sponsored by the Year of Diversity, the Office of Diversity and Inclusion, and the GSWS Program

Please join us for a morning of panels and discussion on trans education in the classroom.

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