March 23rd, 2016, Trans Studies: Reflections and Advances (Leeds)

Trans Studies: Reflections and Advances, March 23rd, 2016, 12.00 to 16.30, The Centre for Interdisciplinary Gender Studies, University of Leeds.

  • 12.00 – 12.30: Registration and Refreshments
  • 12.30 – 12.40: Welcome and Introductions
  • 12.40 – 1.00: Prof. Surya Monro (University of Huddersfield): Beyond Gender Binaries: Issues of liminality, categories, and equalities
  • 1.00 – 1.20: Dr. Katherine Johnson (University of Brighton): Trans Matters: Exploring the now and then of Trans Studies
  • 1.20 – 1.40: Dr. Sally Hines (University of Leeds): The Feminist Frontier: Towards trans-inclusionary feminism
  • 1.40 – 2.00: Discussant (tbc)

2.00 – 2.20: Break

  • 2.20 – 2.40: Dr. M.J. Barker (The Open University): Non-Binary Gender So Far…
  • 2.40 – 3.00: Dr. Tracey Yeadon – Lee (University of Huddersfield): Non-Binary Gender Narratives On-line
  • 3.00 – 3.20: Prof. Stephen Whittle (Manchester Metropolitan University): The End of Gender; Invalidating the Trans-identity and the need to be someone

3.20 – 3.30: Break

  • 3.30 – 3.50: Discussant (Dr. Jay Prosser)
  • 3.50 – 4.30: Questions and Discussion

Please contact Sally Hines: s.hines@leeds.ac.uk to register your interest.

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