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Humanities to the Rescue | Communities: Trust (Campus Conversations Day 2)

April 13, 2023

Please join us for two days of campus conversations, centered on the Humanities Institute 2023 theme of COMMUNITIES: TRUST.

Session 1 | 12:30-1:45 pm | 250 Baird

Getting the Word Out: Writing Humanities for Popular Audiences

A presentation and Q+A framed for humanities faculty who would like to make their work available to public audiences in mainstream magazines, newspapers and multi-platform publishers.

  • Victoria Wolcott Professor, History

Session 2 | 1:45-3:00 pm | 250 Baird

Reckoning with Transphobia: Alliance, Strategy, Solidarity

A roundtable conversation and audience-engaged discussion addressing support for trans communities.

  • Taylor Blake Engagement and Education Coordinator, Pride Center of WNY
  • Benjamin Fabian Associate Director for Student Support and Resources, Dean of Students Office and President, LGBTQ Faculty and Staff Association
  • Mathew Hall, Graduate Student, Global Gender and Sexuality Studies
  • Antione Holmes Director of Health Education and Outreach, Pride Center of WNY
  • Gi Swords Programs Manager, GLYS WNY
  • Gwynn Thomas Associate Professor and Chair, Global Gender and Sexuality Studies
  • Moderated by Lindsay Brandon Hunter Interim Executive Director, Humanities Institute

Closing Reception | 3:00-4:00 pm | 218 Clemens

Light fare and beverages in the [NEW] Humanities Institute seminar space.

Day 2 of this series of conversations/workshops will take place at:

  • Baird Recital Hall (250 Baird)
  • Humanities Institute Seminar Room (218 Clemens)


April 13, 2023
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Humanities Institute