The State of Trans Studies in the 2020s

April 7, 2021, 4:00-5:30PM
Via Zoom

With the 2021 publication of The SAGE Encyclopedia of Trans Studies, a timely question is, what is the state of trans studies now and in the future? Join us for a panel of leading scholars in the field to discuss this topic. The panelists are all contributors to the encyclopedia, and attendees will be given free access to their entries. 

The registration link will be posted at in early March

A panel discussion with: 

  • Marquis Bey, Assistant Professor, African American Studies and English, Northwestern University 
  • Aaron Devor, Founder, The Transgender Archives; Inaugural Chair in Transgender Studies; and Professor, Sociology, University of Victoria 
  • Julian Kevon Glover, Assistant Professor, Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies, Virginia Commonwealth University 
  • Kristen Renn, Professor, Higher, Adult, & Lifelong Education, Michigan State University 
  • Travers, Professor, Sociology and Anthropology, Simon Fraser University 

Moderated by Emily Skidmore, Associate Professor, History, Texas Tech University 

Sponsored by the UMass Stonewall Center and Clark University’s Women’s and Gender Studies Program. Co-sponsored by UMass Women, Gender, Sexuality Studies and the Five College Queer, Trans, and Sexuality Studies Certificate