Cal Anderson Lecture Series
The Cal Anderson Memorial Lecture Series for 2009
A Queerly Disabled
A Few Cutting Remarks about Transgender Ex/Inclusion
Thursday, February 19, 2009, 7 p.m.
Recital Hall/Communications Building
The Evergreen State College – Olympia
Distinguished historian Susan Stryker surveys the history of transgender discrimination and activism in the United States in order to shed light on current controversy over the federal Employment Non-Discrimination Act.
About Susan Stryker
Susan Stryker, PhD, is a researcher, writer, queer historian, artist, and a filmmaker. She was executive director of the GLBT Historical Society in San Francisco from 1999 until 2003. In addition to numerous scholarship articles and magazine pieces, she is coauthor of Gay by the Bay: A History of Queer Culture in the San Francisco Bay Area (1996); contributing editor of the transgender studies special issue of GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies (1998); author of Queer Pulp: Perverse Passions in the Golden Age of the Paperback (2001); co-director of the Emmy Award-winning public television documentary Screaming Queens: The Riot of Compton's Cafeteria (2005); co-editor of the Lambda Literary Award-winning Transgender Studies Reader; and author of Transgender History (2008). She held the Ruth Wynn Woodward Endowed Chair in women's studies at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, 2007-08, and currently teaches gender studies at Harvard University.