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Call for Papers: Winter 2020 QGrad Conference! Deadline extended

Queering Love: Across Subjectivities, Temporalities, and Decolonial Imaginaries The Winter 2020 QGrad Conference‘s theme “Queering Love: Across Subjectivities, Temporalities, and Decolonial Imaginaries” explores how different variations of queer love transcend and are practiced. In an age of hate, this year’s theme highlights how LGBTQ+ individuals have and continue to use love to resist oppression against…

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LGBTQ Studies 2019 Welcome Week Open House

The LGBTQ Studies Program invites you to its Open House event on Wednesday, September 25, 2019, from 9:30 am – 10:30 in the Lavender Ballroom (Haines Hall A9). In this coming Welcome Week, join students, faculty, staff, and the new Chair, Professor Mitchell Morris for light breakfast to learn more about the LGBTQ Studies minor…

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2016-2017 LGBTQ Studies Newsletter

What happened to 2016-2017? We’re halfway through Academic Year 2017- 2018, and we have yet to get our “annual” newsletter for last year sent out. Wait a minute. I know what it was. The 2016 election happened, and with it, a maelstrom of bizarre speeches, tweets, and events masquerading as governance. New policies that have…

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NEW COURSE COMING FALL 2018!

LGBTQ Studies 188: The Lost Syllabus: Gay Latino Literature and HIV/AIDS Instructor: Omar González, M.A. Email: xicano73@g.ucla.edu This course is founded upon the works on two of the foundational theorists of Chicana lesbian feminism—Gloria Anzaldúa and Cherríe Moraga—as a method to contextualize the history of the movement against HIV/AIDS and the creative writings by queer…

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LGBTQ Studies Minor Fall 2018 Open House

The LGBTQ Studies program invites you to its annual Open House event on Friday, October 19, 2018, from 11:00am-1:00pm in the Lavender Ballroom (Haines Hall A9). Come join current students, faculty, and staff for pizza and donuts, and learn more about the LGBTQ Studies minor and our calendar of events for 2018-2019! Students from all majors…

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Research Symposium Showcases Facets and Goals of LGBTQ Program

FROM THE DAILY BRUIN BY MADDIE OSTERGAARD Posted: May 20, 2018 UCLA’s LGBTQ Studies Program celebrated the 20th anniversary of the LGBTQ studies minor Friday. The program held a research symposium in which a panel of QScholars – undergraduate students pursuing LGBTQ-based research – and visiting speakers discussed their research and personal experience with sexuality by telling…

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NEW SUMMER COURSE LGBTQS 181 “¡GAYTINO! PERFORMANCE AND THE POWER OF ONE” –Required Course for Minor

Inspired by the acclaimed autobiographical solo show, ¡Gaytino! written and performed by Dan Guerrero, this unique course will explore the intersection of gay and Chicano/Latino identity politics in performance art, written and spoken word, and media. Everyone has a story. Discover and develop yours and find the power within through 6 weekly performance workshops that culminate with each student reading…

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NEW SUMMER COURSE LGBTQS 165SL “Queer Activism & Engagement” –Elective Course

Summer Session A 10 Weeks (June 25-August 31) 4 Units Tuesdays 10:00am-12:50pm HAINES A74 Instructor: Michael Fleming **LGBTQS Minors please note this service learning course cannot be substituted for required course LGBTQS 180SL* Visit the UCLA Summer Sessions website to enroll. LGBTQS 165SL, Queer Activism & Engagement, benefits students pursuing a minor in Lesbian, Gay,…

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Thinking with Trash: Nahua Knowledge and Queer Being

The Department of Comparative Literature at UCLA is excited to present Professor Pete Sigal’s upcoming public lecture and graduate student workshop. The lecture is titled “Thinking with Trash: Nahua Knowledge and Queer Being.” Prof. Sigal, Professor of History and Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies at Duke University, discusses how the Nahuas of central Mexico help us to see how…

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