Events 2019

15 DEC, Symposium “Transgender Questions: Body, Race and Identity”

International Symposium, “Transgender Questions: Body, Race and Identity”

Date: Sunday, 15 DEC, 2019 14:00-17:30
Venue: Room 304, Inter-Faculty Building 1, Ochanomizu University


Ki-young Shin(Ochanomizu University)
Keynote Speaker
Susan Stryker (Presidential Fellow and Visiting Professor, Yale University)
‘How “Transgender” Travels: Thinking About Gender Variance in a Global Context’
Panel Moderator
Keiichiro Ishimaru(Ochanomizu University)

Akiko Shimizu(Professor, the University of Tokyo)
‘Imported Hatred?: Japan’s Transphobic Feminism in Transnational Context’

Satoko Itani(Associate Professor, Kansai University)
‘On the ‘Feminist’ Discourse of Trans-exclusion from Sport’

Nael Bhanji(Assistant Professor, Trent University)
‘Troubling Trans: Necropolitics, Trans Bodies, and Genealogies of Governance’

Simultaneous interpretation available (English-Japanese)
Prior registration required  Registration Form: Closed (full) 
Admission Free

Organizer: Institute for Gender Studies (IGS), Ochanomizu University

Co-organizer: Professor Akiko Shimizu’s office (the University of Tokyo) , Grant-in-Aid for Challenging Exploratory Research: Queer Politics and Coalition/Coexistence of Diverse Bodies(16K13134)