Exploring Trans Archives (Trans Cultural Production series)
February 27 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
SPRING 2024: TRANS CULTURAL PRODUCTION
FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
Organized by Jo Giardini in collaboration with Siân Evans and Joseph Plaster
Co-sponsored by the Alexander Grass Humanities Institute
The Winston Tabb Special Collections Research Center’s Spring 2024 speaker series highlights cultural production by trans, non-binary, and gender-nonconforming artists, writers, historians, poets, and musicians. Drawing on Special Collections materials and supporting collections development, it explores the aesthetic possibilities of artworks and literature, and their relationship to questions of community formation, selfhood, becoming, and the dialectic of history and futurity. Conversations with visiting artists and scholars will include discussions of institutional development, curation, and access, and will aim to engage wide audiences.
Exploring Trans Archives
Speakers: Jo Giardini, Joseph Plaster, Siân Evans
Date and time: February 27, 2:30-4:00pm
Location: Macksey Seminar Room, Brody Learning Commons M-Level
3400 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD 21218
About this event: Three Sheridan Libraries curators will discuss hand-selected objects from Special Collections, including trans oral histories, artist books, and zines. Brief talks will be followed by an opportunity to spend hands-on time with collections related to trans cultural production.