Workshop: Trans* Inclusion in the Classroom

Holsti-Anderson Reading Room
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Trans* Inclusion in the Classroom

Monday, April 17, 2017
10:30 am – 12:30 pm

Holsti-Anderson Reading Room, Rubenstein Library 
Registration Required:  Click Here to Register
Co-sponsored by the Duke Graduate School, Duke’s Department of Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies, and the Duke Center for Instructional Technology 

Learn how to create a classroom that incorporates trans* students.  Led by an expert in transgender issues and educational policy, this workshop will provide models and training in creating a classroom that incorporates trans* students, with examples of best-practices and illustrations.  We welcome graduate students, undergraduates interested in education or trans* issues, and faculty or instructors.

Workshop Leaders:
Francisco Galarte, University of Arizona
Cole Rizki, Duke University

Related Events:

Panel on Transgender Studies in Gender Studies

Monday, April 17, 2017
3:30 – 5:00 pm
FHI Garage – Bay 4, Smith Warehouse
Open to everyone

A public panel. Two speakers discuss teaching transgender studies, reflecting on the implications of transgender studies for gender studies. Reception follows.

Frank Galarte, University of Arizona  (“The Pleasures of Brown Trans* Pedagogies”)
Toby Beauchamp, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign  (“Teaching Trans Genealogy)

A Structured Workshop on Integrating Trans* Studies into Gender Curriculum

Monday, April 17, 2017  –  5:30 – 6:30 pm
FHI – Bay 4, Duke Smith Warehouse
RSVP requested by 4/14: Please e-mail Cole Rizki at

Profs. Galarte & Beauchamp will lead a structured discussion open to instructors, graduate students, or staff who teach (or will teach) subjects concerning sex/gender. We will discuss how to design syllabi, units, or curricula that integrate transgender studies.

Seth Anderson

Author: Seth Anderson

Seth works with faculty in the Humanities, and across the university, in order to help them improve pedagogy and enhance meaningful student learning.  His interests include active learning techniques, the educational use of mobile devices (phones, tablets, etc.), wearable technology, online course development and delivery, digital video and imagery, virtual and augmented reality, and Web-based educational tools.