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Changes for ‘After Kinsey’

Unfortunately Tobias Raun and Surya Monro can no longer attend our final event, After Kinsey.

However, we’re pleased to announce that we will now be joined by Greygory Vass of Open Barbers. We will also be screening Jai Arun Ravine’s experimental short film Trans/Tom/Thai on the Thursday evening.

More information, including links to abstracts and speaker biographies, can be found here.

Alex Drummond will be filming the event for us, meaning that videos of some of the talks will be available at a future date.

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Announcement: After Kinsey

Initial details of our fourth and final event are now available.

After Kinsey: (Re)Theorising Sexuality and Gender in a ‘Post-Closet’ Context will take place in the Radcliffe Conference Centre at the University of Warwick on Thursday 26th – Friday 27th June 2014.

This event will return to the themes of medical and therapeutic practice, popular culture and representation explored in previous seminars, whilst also reflecting specifically upon the consequences of contemporary ‘trans’ discourses for the theorising of gender and sexuality.

There will be seven presentations over the course of the event, from Zowie Davy, Mijke van der Drift, Kat Gupta, Sally Hines, Chryssy Hunter, Surya Monro and Tobias Raun. Further details of the topic areas will follow soon.

The event will be highly interactive, with several opportunities for extensive discussion of themes and issues raised by the speakers.

Registration will take place from 12pm on Thursday 26th June, with the event proper beginning at 1pm. Lunch, an evening meal and accommodation will be provided at Radcliffe. Breakfast will be provided on Friday 27th June.

Registration is now open.

A limited number of travel bursaries are available for participants who do not have institutional funds to attend. Let us know if you’d like to apply for one of these bursaries when you register.

After Kinsey

Announcement: Trans in Popular Representation

We’re delighted to announce details of our third seminar.

Trans in Popular Representation will take place in the Radcliffe Conference Centre at the University of Warwick on Thursday 28th November 2013.

There will be four presentations over the course of the day, from Del LaGrace Volcano, Kat Gupta, Lee Gale (TransBareAll) and Helen Belcher (Trans Media Watch). Further details of the topic areas will follow soon.

The event will be highly interactive, with several opportunities for extensive discussion of themes and issues raised by the speakers.

Registration is now open.

A limited number of travel bursaries are available for participants who do not have institutional funds to attend. Let us know if you’d like to apply for one of these bursaries when you register.

Trans in Popular Representation

Announcement: Trans as Everyday Culture

We’re pleased to announce that initial details of our second seminar are now available.

Trans As Everyday Culture will take place in the Ramphal Building at the University of Warwick on Thursday 23rd May 2013.

There will be four presentations over the course of the day, from Surya Monro, Natacha Kennedy, Kirsty Lohman and Ruth Pearce and Freiya Benson. Further details of the topic areas will follow soon.

The event will be highly interactive, with several opportunities for extensive discussion of themes and issues raised by the speakers.

Registration is now open.

Trans as Everyday Culture

We also have a variety of resources from the first seminar in the series – Trans Genealogiesavailable on this site.

Resources from ‘Trans Genealogies’

We now have a variety of resources from the first seminar in the series – Trans Genealogiesavailable on the site. These include videos, abstracts, speaker biographies, powerpoint slides and links. Summaries of the group discussions should also follow soon.

There is also Trans Genealogies playlist on YouTube, with a variety of videos from the day. Alex Drummond has kindly donated her editing skills, meaning that powerpoint slides and other media are incorporated into most of these videos.

James Morton

We’d like to thank all of the speakers for allowing us to use resources and/or video footage related to their work.

More information on our next event – Trans As Everyday Culturewill follow very soon! We’ll be posting all about speakers and our agenda for the day both on this website and on our new Facebook page.

Thank you!

We wish to thank everyone who came to the Trans Genealogies seminar. The day was very successful, with some really productive conversation.

In the coming weeks we’ll be updating this site with videos, slides, discussion points and other resources from the launch event. We’ll also be announcing details of our next seminar: ‘Trans’ as Everyday Culture: social networks, social movements, everyday lives and everyday repertoires. Watch this space for more news!