U&M Series: Approaching (Trans) Academia as a Trans Person

With this post, we are pleased to launch the U&M series! It is a space on our TSN blog to showcase the writing of undergraduate and masters students who are working with Trans Studies, or who want to share their experiences of being transgender in academic institutions. In establishing this we hope to give a… Continue reading U&M Series: Approaching (Trans) Academia as a Trans Person

Why Are You Interested in Trans Studies?

Emily Corbett, Events and Admin Officer for the TSN, discusses her research, her role within the team, and the importance of the network’s events. Emily can be found on Twitter @emilycorbett11 or via email on Emily uses she/her pronouns. A room full of people came together at our Mapping Gender event and heard me,… Continue reading Why Are You Interested in Trans Studies?

CFP: Thinking Beyond: Transversal Transfeminisms

We are pleased to announce that the Trans Studies Network is collaborating with the University of Roehampton to organise a one-day conference titled 'Thinking Beyond: Transversal Transfeminisms' on 30th July 2019. The Trans Studies Network will also be chairing the round table at the end of the conference. The conference aims to bring together the discourses of… Continue reading CFP: Thinking Beyond: Transversal Transfeminisms

Art: Portraits of Stonewall

Philippa Punchard is an artist who runs an art group for Opening Doors London and assists the social group in Southwark. Opening Doors London is an LGBTQ+ charity for the over-50s. Philippa is curating an art exhibition for Southwark Queer Arts Week 2019 that will run between 22nd and 28th February 2019 at the Art… Continue reading Art: Portraits of Stonewall

An Academic Guide: Responding to the GRA Consultation

Ruth Pearce is a Research Fellow with the School of Sociology and Social Policy at the University of Leeds. She can be found on Twitter @NotRightRuth and on her website Ruth uses she/her pronouns.   Dear colleagues, The UK’s Government Equality Office is consulting on possible changes to the Gender Recognition Act 2004 (GRA). Anyone can… Continue reading An Academic Guide: Responding to the GRA Consultation

Changing places, crossing borders: Jan Morris and the trans experience of the 1960s and 1970s

Quentin J. Broughall is an independent scholar and writer currently researching a book on Gore Vidal and the classical world. He can be found on Twitter @qjbroughall and contacted at Quentin uses he/him pronouns. Since I am not transgender, nor been previously involved with the field of trans studies, I have sought authoritative guides wherever… Continue reading Changing places, crossing borders: Jan Morris and the trans experience of the 1960s and 1970s

Event: Mapping Gender

The Trans Studies Network is pleased to announce our inaugural event at the Westminster Archives Centre in collaboration with the Roehampton Popular Literature and Culture Research Group on Thursday 8th November 2018, 6:30-8:30pm. Mapping Gender will be an evening of short papers from Roehampton PhD students and the official launch of the Trans Studies Network.… Continue reading Event: Mapping Gender