INSTITUTE NEWS & EVENTS
We welcome Adrienne Carmack to our iLGBTS team!

Adrienne Carmack (she/her) joins the iLGBTS staff as a Graduate Research Associate, and is a Master's student in Education Policy. Raised in Maine, she is a graduate of Colby College, where her undergraduate thesis examined the application of queer theory in Youth Participatory Action Research. When she's not on campus, Adrienne works as the Advocacy Director for a voting rights organization. She is constantly on the search for a good scoop (or 3) of ice cream.
THIS WEEK: Trans  ± Sex Symposium kicks off with Happy Birthday, Marsha! featuring Q&A session with Tourmaline





iLGBTS Congratulates Professor Adela C. Licona, Recipient of Lisa Ede Mentoring Award!

The Institute for LGBT Studies is excited to congratulate Associate Professor Emeritus, and former iLGBTS director, Adela C. Licona, who has received the Lisa Ede Mentoring award from the Coalition of Feminist Scholars in the History of Rhetoric and CompositionCFSHRC FemRhet conference. Past recipients include Professors Cheryl Glenn and Kristine Blair. 
 
In keeping with award expectations, Professor Licona (the first ever Latinx/Chicanx scholar-mentor to receive this award) is being recognized for a career record of distinguished feminist mentorship in both formal and informal educational settings, including (but not limited to) academic departments and programs, writing and community centers, and professional and community organizations. Adela not only embodies the spirit of the Coalition's commitment to the care and collaboration involved in mentoring but is being recognized for having enriched and even expanded that definition through her example.
QUEER CONEXIONES: This Week!
Topographies of Migration: Gallery Chat with Dr. Scott Warren

Friday, September 6th
11:30AM-12:30PM
Jewish History Museum | 564 S Stone Ave
Free & open to the public



Dr. Scott Warren is a trained geographer and humanitarian aid worker. He will be speaking about human migration through the Sonoran desert and how it shapes both memory and place.

Warren lives in Ajo, Arizona. As an academic geographer, Warren researches and teaches about the intersection of people and place at the Mexico-U.S. border. He is a humanitarian aid worker and strives to bring an end to death and suffering in the Sonoran Desert and beyond. Following federal criminal charges of harboring and conspiracy to harbor in January 2018, he has received international support. He was brought to trial in June 2019, resulting in a hung jury. His re-trial is scheduled for November 2019.

Learn more about this event here.

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