Trans Awareness Week Keynote Speech

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Dr. Z Nicolazzo (Northern Illinois University)
Event Date: 
November 13, 2017
Event Time: 
6:30pm to 8:00pm
School of Social Work Building - ECC
photo of Z Nicolazzo

Join us in welcoming Z Nicolazzo (pronouns: ze/hir) to campus. Ze will join us for Transgender Awareness Week on Monday, November 13th. Ze is an assistant professor in the Adult and Higher Education program, and a faculty associate in the Center for the Study of Women, Gender, and Sexuality, both at Northern Illinois University. Hir research focuses on mapping gender across college contexts, with a particular emphasis on affirmative and resilience-based research alongside trans* students. Ze recently published a book titled Trans* in College: Transgender Students’ Strategies for Navigating Campus Life and the Institutional Politics of Inclusion.

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Free and open to the public.

Organized by the Spectrum Center. Cosponsors: Michigan Community Scholars Program, University Housing, Residential College, Institute for Research on Women and Gender, Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS), CEW, School of Social Work, University Library, Women's Studies Department