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Our Identities, Our Futures
With Leslie Feinberg
Author of Stone Butch Blues, Trans Liberation, and Drag King Dreams


Saturday, October 14th, 2006
1:00pm – 6:00pm
Hollis Cornell Auditorium, Goldwin Smith Hall
Cornell University



1:00pm – 3:45pmPanel on Leslie Feinberg’s Drag King Dreams (2006)

Leslie Feinberg: "Why I Write"

Chair: Salah Hassan (Africana Studies & Research Center, Cornell University)

Ernesto Martinez (Women’s and Gender Studies, University of Oregon)
Kenneth McClane (English, Cornell University)
John Su (English, Marquette University)
Amy Villarejo (Film; Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, Cornell University)

Click here to access podcasts of a panel on Drag King Dreams
(FMS summer colloquium, July 2006, held at Stanford University). Presenters include: Ernesto Martinez, moderator; Yvonne Yarbro-Bejarano (Stanford); Gayatri Gopinath (UC-Davis); Ogaga Ifowodo (Cornell); M. Jacqui Alexander (Toronto), and Leslie Feinberg.

4:00pm – 6:00pm • Keynote Speech

Leslie Feinberg:
“Our Identities, Our Futures”

6:00pm – 7:00pm

Book Signing and Reception

The Cornell Campus Store will have a table near Hollis Cornell Auditorium with the following four books by Leslie Feinberg: Drag King Dreams, Trans Liberation, Stone Butch Blues, and Transgender Warriors.

For more information, email Alice Cho (Coordinator, FMS Project and MITWS Research Group, Cornell University):

Co-sponsored by: Africana Studies & Research Center; College of Architecture, Art, and Planning; Cornell Public Service Center; Department of English; Feminist, Gender, & Sexuality Studies Program; John S. Knight Institute for Writing in the Disciplines; Society for the Humanities; Telluride House; Vice Provost for Diversity and Faculty Development.

Organizing Committee: James Bateman, Cornell Class of ’07; Ritesh Chatterjee, Cornell Class of ’08; Sorbrique Grant, Cornell Class of ’07; Satya P. Mohanty (Professor, English); Sara Warner (Professor, Theater Arts)


Link to Leslie Feinberg's homepage.



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