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Lecture by Jules Gill-Peterson: Being Street: On the Trans Woman of Color as History University Event Topic: Academics,Diversity,Graduate,Lectures & MeetingsSchool: Emory CollegeDepartment / Organization: Sexualities (Studies in -Program)Meeting Organizer/Sponsor: Studies in SexualitiesSpeaker/Presenter: Jules Gill-PetersonEvent Open To: All (Public)Cost: FreeContact Name: Sooyoung KimContact Email: sooyoung.kim@emory.eduLink: https://tinyurl.com/beingstreetProfessorJules Gill-Peterson will speak on "being street: On the Trans Woman of Color as History" Jules Gill-Peterson is Associate Professor of English and Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies at the University of Pittsburgh.Jules is the author of Histories of the Transgender Child (University of Minnesota Press, 2018), the first book to shatter the widespread myth that transgender children are a brand new generation in the twenty-first century. Uncovering a surprising archive dating from the 1920s through 1970s, Histories of the Transgender Child shows how the concept of gender relies on the medicalization of children's presumed racial plasticity, challenging the very terms of how we talk about today's medical model.Jules is currently at work on a book project entitled Gender Underground: A History of Trans DIY, which reframes the trans twentieth century not through institutional medicine, but the myriad do-it-yourself practices of trans people that forged parallel medical and social worlds of transition. Apr 08 | 04:00 PM - 05:40 PM | on zoom Add To Calendar
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