Queering the Sciences: Let's Talk About Intersex
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
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).
• 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.
For more information, please visit: https://queeringthesciences.wordpress.com/