Queer U 2015 Schedule

Queer U 2015
Sowing Seeds and Setting Roots
Irving K Barber Learning Centre rm 261

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Conference Schedule


Welcome & Land Acknowledgment | 10:00-10:30 |
Outweek Planning Committee

KEYNOTE | 10:30 – 11:15 |
Dr. Vin Nardizzi
Grafting and Seedless Generation in Shakespeare

PANEL 1 | 11:30-12:30 | Negotiating Place :Belonging(s) and Activism(s)

“‘Poly Politics’: Challenges and Changes to Sexual Citizenship in Canada”
Lisa Poole

“It May Get Better but it Takes More than Youtube Videos for Northern BC LGBTQ People”
Blake Hawkins

“Queer Roots as Queer Routes: Rethinking Material and Virtual Space in Audrey Yue’s “We’re the gay company, as gay as it gets””
Stephanie Fung

LUNCH | 12:30-1:15 |

PANEL 2 | 1:15-2:15 | Sprouting and Supporting Resilience in LGBT Youth Health Research: UBC’s Stigma And Resilience Among Vulnerable Youth Centre (SARAVYC)

“LGB Youth Around the World: A New Review”
Dr. Jones Adjei

“What’s Happening with LGB Youth Health in British Columbia?”
Dr. Ryan J. Watson

“Self-labelling in the Canadian Trans Youth Health Survey”
Dr. Jaimie Veale and Hélène Frohard-Dourlent

PANEL 3| 2:30-3:30 | Beyond Our Narratives: Politics of Inclusion, Exclusion and Liberation
“Trans and ____: Confronting the Societal Refusal of Intersectionality”
Sam Stiegler and Hélène Frohard-Dourlent

“Is Orange Really the New Black – or Has It Always Been White? Unpacking White Homonormativity in Television.”
Kay Ho

“Troubling Identity-Based Trans* Inclusion: How the reproductive experiences of trans* people prompt a rethinking of women-only spaces”
A.J. Lowik

KEYNOTE | 3:30-4:15 |
Dr. Catriona Sandilands
In a Vegetal Time and Space? Queering Multispecies Politics

MIXER & RECEPTION | 4:30-6 |

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