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LGBTQ Speaker Series: Spring 2017 Schedule

Spring LGBT Speaker Series

March 21, 2017

All talks will be held from 12 - 1:50 p.m.
Location TBD - check the Department of Politics event calendar for location information
RSVP for each lunch here

April 11

From the Vatican to the Streets: Unpacking New Anti-Gender Campaigns
David Paternotte, Ph.D. (Université Libre de Bruxelles)

April 20

US Schools as a Battleground for LGBT Children’s Rights
Ryan Thoreson, Ph.D. (Human Rights Watch)

May 2

Your True Gender: Contemporary Struggles of Trans Americans
Jessica Lynn (Your True Gender)

May 9

Race, Religion, and Cultural Alterity in Sexual Politics: The Case of the Netherlands
Paul Mepschen, Ph.D. (University of Amsterdam)

May 11

Brokering Identity: How Social Movements and Interest Group Actors in the US Negotiated the
LGBT Coalition and Made a New Identity
Zein Murib, Ph.D. (Fordham University)

May 23

The Organization of Gay Rights Activism After Communism: A Comparison of Poland and the Czech Republic
Conor O’Dwyer, PhD (University of Florida)