Focus On Q Collective Scholars
Congrats to B. Ethan Coston, Ph.D., in the Department of Gender, Sexuality and Women's Studies. Their proposal to the Relevant, Experiential, and Applied Learning (REAL) Challenge Grant was accepted and is seeking applicants for the inaugural cohort, academic year 2021-2022. The Queerantine Archive is envisioned as a multi-year project that will document and archive LGBTQIA2+ community life--with a focus on resilience, flourishing, joy, and pleasure--during COVID-19. The inaugural cohort of student researchers and interlocutors will gain training in qualitative, feminist, and archival research methodologies, and engage in hands-on, practical, academic and professional work experience in their areas of interest (such as graphic design, website construction, interviewing, video editing, grant-writing and more). Rising sophomores, juniors and seniors can learn more at bit.ly/QueerArchive.
Transcripts is a new podcast that puts the transgender movement in context. Using oral histories from the Tretter Transgender Oral History Project at the University of Minnesota and produced by Cassius Adair, hosts Andrea Jenkins and Myrl Beam introduce listeners to the trans activists working to build a more just and more fabulous world. This panel, funded in part by a grant from Virginia Humanities, will feature transgender activists from across the country who have shared their stories with this project.
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