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New sexes in the city?: current gender challenges and possibilities

Presenter/s: Professor Peter Hopkins, Newcastle University; Jacob Thomas, Queen’s Young Leader and Human Rights Advocate; Dr Brady Robards, Monash University; Dr Andrea Waling, La Trobe University; Dr Kirsten McLean, Monash University

Event type: Public seminar

Event date: Thursday, 5 October 2017 - 12:00pm

Event venue: State Library Victoria Village Roadshow Theatrette


This event brings together national and international experts on contemporary gender fluidities. Each panelist will contribute their own insights to changing experiences of gender, followed by a panel discussion and audience Q & A.

Transgender negotiations of university space Professor Peter Hopkins, Newcastle University UK

Queering Gender in Activism: Busting Binaries in Human Rights Practice Jacob Thomas, Queen’s Young Leader and Human Rights Advocate

Learning to be queer: Connecting and finding community through social media Dr Brady Robards, Sociology, Monash University

LGBTIQ+ Youth in Tertiary Education: Lateral Violence, ‘Authentic’ Queerness and Exclusion Dr Andrea Waling,   La Trobe University

Kirsten McLean

Contributing Chair  Dr Kirsten McLean, Sociology, Monash University


Catering: Complimentary light lunch & drinks at 12.00pm 

Register online for this event by 4 October.  

For further information, please email JaneMaree Maher


Updated:  7 November 2012/Responsible Officer:  Convenor, Gender Institute/Page Contact:  Web manager, Gender Institute