11/22/2014 09:26 am ET Updated Feb 02, 2016

An Evening With Kate Bornstein Caps Yearlong Project On Queer Theory And Trans Representation

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As part of a yearlong exploration of queer theory and the representation of transgender identity, Kristen Schilt and Chase Joynt hosted a symposium on Saturday, Nov. 8 at the Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts and at the Gray Center Lab. Joynt, a multimedia artist, and Schilt, assistant professor of sociology, have been working together on Tell Me The Truth, their Mellon Fellowship for Arts Practice and Scholarship supported by the Richard and Mary L. Gray Center for Arts and Inquiry.
The symposium brought together a bevy of scholars and artists for “Representing Trans*,” which featured myriad scholarly research, artistic practice, a film screening and a keynote talk by Kate Bornstein, an American author, playwright, performance artist and gender theorist.

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