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Queering the Sciences: Let's Talk About Intersex

February 11, 2016, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
SponsorGender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies; Hudson Pride Connections Center; the LGBTQ Center, MSU; New Jersey Council for the Humanities. Program partners include ; the Department of Biology; and PFLAG of North Jersey.CostFreeMore Information InCollege of Humanities and Social Sciences
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Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies; Hudson Pride Connections Center; and the LGBTQ Center present:
Queering the Sciences
Bringing cutting-edge scholarship in the humanities out of the classroom and into the public

Thursday, February 11
Let's Talk About Intersex
When: 7-9pm
Where: St. John's Episcopal Church, 55 Montclair Rd, Montclair, NJ 07042

Filmmaker Arisleyda Dilone will present on the varied cultural approaches to intersexuality in the United States versus the Dominican Republic, based on her research interviews with  with endocrinologists, sociologists and anthropologists in both countries. Dilone addresses intersex issues through her personal journeys dealing with her body, her life and her family. The lecture will be preceded by a screening of her recent short film, Mami y Yo y Mi Gallito (Mom and Me and My Little Rooster).

Coming Up:

March 24: Radical Reproduction, a talk on assisted reproduction and its implications for LGBTQ families by Dr. Trisha Robertson Bogle

May 2: Queer Ecologies, a talk on queer multi-species families by Dr. Eben Kirksey, Visiting Professor in the Environment and Humanities at Priceton University

The series is funded in part by a grant from the New Jersey Council for the Humanities. Program partners include the Department of Anthropology, MSU; the Department of Biology, MSU; and PFLAG of North Jersey.

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