Call for Proposals — Please Forward
“Axes of Identity: Exploring Intersections of Diversity”
UT Knoxville’s 2013 OUTstanding Seminar Exploring LGBTIQ Diversity
Keynote by Robyn Ochs, author of Getting Bi: Voices of Bisexuals Around the World and of Bi Women.
Trans panel presented by Marisa Richmond of the TN Transgender Political Coalition.
Closing performance by spoken-word poet and author Stacyann Chin, co-writer and performer in the Tony Award winning Russell Simmons Def Poetry Jam.
OUTstanding was created in 2011 to explore the diversity within the LGBTIQ community for the University of Tennessee Knoxville and surrounding communities, and to educate and increase compassion within our university, the greater Knoxville community, and beyond.
The seminar is interdisciplinary. Subjects for intersections may include age, race, ethnicity, colorism, language, dialect, nationality, geography, class and privilege, Appalachian and rural culture, sex/gender, women’s studies, men’s studies and masculinities, gender and transgender identities, gender expression and drag, sexuality, sexual orientations, conflicts within the LGBTIQ spectrum, communications and media, cultural studies, history, hybridity, religion and philosophy, law and public policy, rhetoric, social and economic justice, social science approaches, human development, education, medicine, health and wellness, abilities/disabilities, science and technology, theory, the university experience, and more.
Proposals from local and non-local, academic and non-academic presenters welcome. For more info, to view 2011 and 2012 presenters, or to download a proposal form:
Contact: Cat Miller email@example.com
Thanks for all the support for OUTstanding at Knoxville Pride 2013! Happy Pride!
OPEN CALL FOR PROPOSALS! Please visit https://outstandingseminar.wordpress.com/submit-a-proposal/ to download the form and find out more information!
Hi everyone! Planning for OUTstanding 2013 is underway! If you’d like to be a part of the 2013 planning team, we are having a meeting in the OUTreach Center in Melrose THIS Wednesday (March 13th) at 5:00. Please come if you’d like to play a bigger part in the planning process! If you have any questions, please e-mail Cat Miller at firstname.lastname@example.org or Brandin Lea-Stevens at email@example.com!
Hey OUTstanding fans! Ready to plan for 2013? We know we are. January 23rd at 6:00 pm, we are holding a Planning Interest Meeting here on campus at the LBGT OUTreach Center. Come by and see us and get your planning shoes on!
Thank you to all who were a part of making today a success! We are so happy that so many folks came out to join us. Be on the look out for 2013′s conference! Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you want to help out!
Thanks again to all volunteers, presenters, attendees, etc. You all are phenomenal. <3