Queer Minicon Sessions

Just Mates?: The Reality of Pirate Relationships in the ‘Golden Age’
Pirates are figures that have dominated our media as epitomes of masuline heterosexual behavior and moral debasement.  With research, however,...
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Artist talk discussing two static visual artworks displayed below: "wart_+_-betrayal-444" (left) and "blue-light-fallen_1111" (right)....
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Dear Mom: A Quick Look into Cryptids, Growing Up, and Gender
This is a short film delivered through spoken word and video collage. It explores one person's struggle to come out as transgender to their...
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Transnational Approaches to Transgender Studies
This presentation is formed at the intersection of contemporary transgender studies and transnational feminism. It thus foregrounds the extent to...
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Mindful Self-Compassion for Transgender or Gender Expansive Teens
I would like to present my DNP (Doctor of Nursing Practice) Quality Improvement Project. This project provided staff education at a hospice agency on...
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Creating a Welcoming Space for LGBTQ Persons and Families at End of Life
I would like to present my DNP (Doctor of Nursing Practice) Quality Improvement Project. This project provided staff education at a hospice agency on...
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What is it with Queer People and Cryptids?
What is it with queer culture and cryptids? In recent years there’s been a resurgence in the appreciation of cryptozoology, particularly in LGBTQ+...
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Lesbian Connections: Critical Social Network Mapping and Queer Archival Methods
From dyke bars to lesbian magazine discussion forums to Alice Pieszecki’s Chart on The L Word, social networks and the ways participants place...
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Wayne Loves Baby: Queering Intimacy in Hip-Hop Culture
This talk explores what I call “illegible intimacy” or relationships that confound norms within both dominant and Black culture about how Black...
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