School Pride: LGBTQ2S Voices + Collections at UWinnipeg

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As a part of the University of Winnipeg’s participation in the Winnipeg Pride Festival 2016, the University’s Library in partnership with the University of Winnipeg Students’ Association (UWSA) are co-organizing a two-day Speakers’ Series, School Pride: LGBTQ2S Voices and Collections at the University of Winnipeg on Thursday June 2 and Friday June 3.

The series will highlight diverse campus voices including faculty, students and librarians as well as activists, notably Hazim Ismail, who made headlines around the world for obtaining refugee status in Canada as a gay activist and atheist.

June 2 + 3
12:00 – 1:30pm, University Archives (library, 5th floor)
This is series is free and is open to everyone. Refreshments will be served.

June 2
UWSA LGBTQ2S* Centre
Jezy Morales, student

National studies on LGBTQ-inclusive education
Dr. Catherine Taylor, Faculty of Education, Department of Rhetoric and Communications

Archives: The Two-Spirited Collection, UWinnipeg Archives
Albert McLeod, Two Spirited People Manitoba

June 3
“If thou be woman, be now man!” Fairy Tale Transgender and Transsex
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Dr. Pauline Greenhill, Women’s and Gender Studies

Racialized/Radicalized experiences in LGBTTQ* communities
Hazim Ismail, Activist, LGBTTQ CommissionerCanadian Federation of Students, Manitoba

Libraries: Researching LGBTQ topics
Michael Dudley, UWinnipeg University Librarian

MEDIA CONTACT
Naniece Ibrahim, Communications Officer, The University of Winnipeg
P: 204.988.7130, E: n.ibrahim@uwinnipeg.ca

 

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