News and Perspectives


Decolonization as a Lens for Our Academic Work

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Tuesday, May 2, 3:00-4:30 pm, 227 Burton Hall, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities 

Please join us for the final session of this year's Engaged Scholar Critical Community Engagement Roundtable series to share what you have learned this year and how you are incorporating these teachings into your life and work. Questions for reflection and discussion will include:


Utopian World-Making: Art, Social Justice & Communities of Color Symposium and Remembrance Art Exhibit

Friday, April 28, 2017

Regis Art Center, West Bank, 405 21st Ave S.

4/28 1:30 - 5pm Opening Reception 6-8pm
4/29 9am - 5pm

Remembrance: Gay Chicano Art Exhibit 4/25 - 5/13/2017

Featuring artist roundtables & children's workshops.


Creating A More Equitable Classroom

Friday, April 21, 2017

Friday, April 21, 2:00pm – 3:30pm

Presented by the Steven J. Schochet Endowment for GLBT Studies and the Gender and Sexuality Center for Queer and Trans Life.

When students feel seen and understood in the classroom, they are more likely to show up ready to learn. In this workshop, faculty and instructors will identify strategies to make their classrooms friendlier to LGBTQIA students. Presenters will address common struggles that LGBTQIA students face in the classroom and share solutions that can be adapted to fit your discipline.


EVENT IS FULL QueerX - Gender, Sexuality and the Law: LGBT Know Your Rights

Friday, April 28, 2017


Friday, April 28, 12-1pm, Appleby Hall Room 3

Queer X is an educational initiative of the GSC, which will deliver critically important topics and conversations that impact the LGBTQIA Community. This year's line-up will cover a wide range of LGBTQIA-centered topics and will be available to live stream as well as view online here after each event.

Anyone is welcome to attend or livestream our QueerX Talks!


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