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Public Lecture: The Kids Are Alright, But Campuses Are Not: Exploring Trans College Student Experiences by Dr. Z Nicolazzo

Event Type
OVCDEI / Gender & Sexuality Resource Center / Women's Resources Center
1024 Chemistry Annex (601 S. Mathews Ave., Urbana)
Oct 24, 2022   7:00 - 8:00 pm  
Originating Calendar
Gender & Sexuality Resource Center

In her first book, released in 2017, Dr. Nicolazzo detailed how trans college students navigated college environments that were impediments to success. In this talk, Dr. Nicolazzo will review her past and present scholarship to interrogate how institutions of higher education promote transmisogyny and trans oppression, all while using trans people as pawns to signal institutional goodness and progress. She will end her talk with calls to action for students, faculty, staff, community members, and education itself as a process.

Sponsored by the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in collaboration with the Gender & Sexuality Resource Center and the Women’s Resources Center. Part of the Campus Culture & Belonging Series.

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